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The Last Crit – Does Age Really Matter? Not When the Cycling’s HOT

Enough already. The third crit for the year. Dear National Cycling Club Association, we are OVER it…them…criterium racing…for this year anyways. Sorry for shouting but we–well, maybe it’s just me–are more than satisfied with this year’s quota of flat circular racing. Tainan, Taichung, and finally Changhua. True, we were pumped, surrounded by the vibrant hum …

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Facing the Great Mountain – A Training Ride to 3275m to Prepare for the Wuling Cup

Everyone looks forward to this 55km and 2800m of elevation climb in central Taiwan. This is because they’ve largely forgotten how they felt at the finish the last time they did it 🙂 The average gradient of around 6% sounds ok. But the numerous 12-15% sections along with the altitude soon take their toll. For …

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Life after pro cycling—getting a career at the end of a career

The great majority of elite sportsmen and women face the challenge of life after their sporting careers have come to an end. If you are lucky enough—or have simply put in the hard yards—to have made it big in one of the “A-list” disciplines that attract the mass support of the public—Tennis, Golf, Football, and …

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