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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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  • Meet Michelin-star Chef and AchievePTC athlete Matthew Accarrino. Matt has a broad range of experience working as chef to professional cycling teams including the likes of Holowesko-Citadel Pro Cycling Team. He is also the consulting chef for the Tour of California and Tour of Utah. Working on the ground level of professional cycling, Matt has picked […]

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  • VIDEO: Pre-Race Bike Check

    By Sofia Marin | In Video | on May 5, 2017

    Is your bike dialed for your next race or big event? Check out our latest video where Coach Sofia Marin shares a pre-race equipment checklist to make sure your bike is in great working order, ready for the demands of race day. There are plenty of things in bike racing that are out of the rider’s control. Take […]

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  • by Dana Williams Date: April 21, 2017 Teammates: Matt Adams The plan: Play off each other (attack and counter attack), mark aggressive moves and figure out the finish when we got there, but the goal was to get the win. Course: One of the main attractions of the Sea Otter Classic Circuit Race is that […]

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  • What should I eat during a race? When it comes to race day, this question comes up every time, or at least it should. Before you spend thousands of dollars on equipment upgrades, consider what would have more impact on your race-day performance, better nutrition or a lighter wheelset? Taking in the right amount of […]

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