Technique: Road racing 101 #1: chess on wheels

December 16, 2017

Road racing isn't about who can push the most watts or do the most work.



A lot of rides talk about how many watts they did and how many kJs they expended in a race. This isn't what racing is about. Racing is tactical and about saving energy until the key moments. The strongest rider doesn't necessarily win.

 

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