Race tactics, low salaries, sponsorship pressure, and a chance to race at Worlds. The highs and lows of a small bike racing team play out in this chapter from American Pro.
A cycling team is made up of more than just the riders. Read this excerpt to learn who else contributes to the community, health, and sanity of a bike racing team.
Learn how sponsorship works (or doesn’t work) in this excerpt from Jamie Smith’s new book on a small domestic cycling team trying to make it in the world of bike racing.
Some teams have humble beginnings. In this first chapter of Jamie Smith’s book on domestic bike racing, find out how one small team got its start.
See if you can spot yourself or your training buddies in Phil’s cast of characters from a group ride.
Phil Gaimon’s foolproof way to fix a squeaky chain.
“How hard is that climb?”, is the question that completely misses the point.
The whole concept of pro cycling is crazy when you think about it… Phil Gaimon gets philosophical in this Q&A from his book Ask a Pro.
Taking a bike apart is no feat.
I’ve been racing for a long time, hoping to make it someday as a pro…
Do you have any advice for an uphill time trial I’m signed up for?
Specifically: What’s it like?
I went to the start of a stage at the Amgen Tour of California this year…
I’ve spent a few summers in eastern Pennsylvania, which is prime scrapple country…
I’ve got an old Bottecchia with a classic Team ADR paint scheme that I used to race on…
Take a peek inside the contents of Phil Gaimon’s book Ask a Pro.
Phil Gaimon recounts a hard day of racing–and peeing off the Golden Gate Bridge.