How Good Is Your Short Game?

By PCG Founder & Coach Hunter Allen We often train for longer races and endurance events lasting many hours—even days—but it’s rare that we train or do short races like a prologue or an uphill time trial. These essential competitions seem to be in short supply throughout the good ol’ USA, and I wish we had […]

Elevation and Racing

By PCG Founder & Coach Hunter Allen Riding at elevation is always a challenge, regardless of whether you live there and deal with it every day or whether you’re a sea-level rider who gets the privilege of higher riding only once in a while. It requires adjustments to our training, including the types of intervals […]

Recovery Nutrition

By PCG Nutritionist As an athlete, you make the time to train.  You train hard and you race hard at your events.  This deserves major kudos to you for your accomplishments this season, as well as for all of your accomplishments as an athlete.   You may be aware of how your nutrition affects your […]

Recovery is Training Too

By PCG Coach David Ertl The 2019 training and racing season is under way, and so is your training.  You are accumulating miles, hours in the saddle, and loads of training stress score (TSS) numbers. Your fitness is increasing, and you are getting stronger and faster.  You are also getting more fatigued.  As a coach, I […]

5 Training Secrets

By PCG Coach David Ertl I am going to let you in on a little secret.  My secrets of coaching.  Shhh.  Don’t tell anyone. But here they are. 1. Ride consistently.  There is no better way to get better riding a bike than to ride frequently. Every day is great if you can manage it, […]