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  • Top 3 Tips to Sprint Faster

    By Sofia Marin | In Optimal Performance, Race Tips | on March 30, 2018

    Most races come down to a sprint finish. Whether you’re in a small breakaway or a bunch sprint to the line, honing your sprint technique and timing can make all the difference between standing on that top step or coming away mid-pack.  That’s why we suggest you get to work on your sprint and practice […]

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  • What kind of rider are you? Do you know your physiological strengths and weaknesses? What kind of training and nutrition is best suited to your specific metabolic abilities? Achieve is excited to announce we’ve partnered with INSCYD, the world’s most advanced performance analysis software and secret weapon of world class pros. Get the most out […]

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  • Achieve athlete Kaveh Pourmehr recently accomplished a big goal: Everesting Mt. Tam’s Railroad Grade on a mountain bike. If you’re not familiar, the Everesting Challenge asks riders to climb the elevation of Mt. Everest (29,029 feet) in a single effort on the same stretch of road. That means no sleeping, minimal stopping and riding the […]

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  • Are you looking to make bigger gains in 2018? One relatively painless and often overlooked method to increasing your cycling power is accomplished by training the neuromuscular system and improving efficiency. This season, the Achieve coaching staff has added more neuromuscular drills to its program to help athletes reach their peak performance. So let’s go […]

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  • What’s it like to race your bike for 12 hours straight? We sat down with Achieve athlete Yann Bertaud who recently raced the 12-hour World Time Trial Championships in Borrego Springs, California, helping to raise money and awareness for World Bicycle Relief. Yann finished an impressive 2nd place in his category (age 50-59) and 7th overall, competing […]

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  • Why the Off-Season Matters

    By Sofia Marin | In Optimal Performance, Recovery | on October 30, 2017

    Your season has come to a close. Should you take a break from the bike? For a lot of cyclists and racers, it’s not easy to hang up the bike after a long season of building strength and fitness. The fear of de-training is programmed into our athlete brains. But the truth is, taking rest […]

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  • In this blog we highlight AchievePTC athlete Haley Nielsen of SheSpoke Racing after her 3rd place finish at the 2017 Giro di San Francisco. Haley talks strategy, tactics and how the women’s Cat 4/5 race played out. Take a look!  

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  • Achieve Training & Coaching Head Coach Dana Williams recently won the prestigious San Rafael Sunset Criterium. We asked Dana, what does it take to win a Masters 1/2/3 race? In this race-winner interview, we highlight key power data that contributed to the race-defining breakaway and ultimate victory by the Team Mike’s Bikes p/b Equator Coffee […]

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  • A week in Chianti – An inGamba story

    By Sofia Marin | In General | on July 5, 2017

    After months of excitement leading up to our Achieve InGamba trip to Tuscany, I found myself in the back of an E-class winding its way through a labyrinth of narrow streets in Florence. It was around midnight local time.  Antonio was an excellent driver. He greeted me at the airport with a warmth that I […]

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  • Interview Achieve Athletes Shelby Tramel & Haley Nielsen AchievePTC is thrilled to announce two of our athletes took the top step of the 2017 Northern California-Nevada Cycling Association Women’s Series.  Shelby Tramel won the Cat 3 series, while Haley Nielsen won the Cat 4 series. The 2017 NCNCA Women’s Series consisted of 18 races including […]

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