70.3 Dubai season opener; Boise native and professional road racer Will Barta in-depth season analysis; a look into the Soviet sports engine of the 20th century.
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Here is your weekly TT Times update:
Events We're Looking Forward To-
70.3 Dubai is a popular season opener for many professional athletes, and this year's event on February 1st is looking very stacked.
Training Thoughts and Updates-
Will Barta is a local rider groomed by the Boise Young Rider Develop Squad (BYRDS) right here in Boise. Now based in Nice, France, Will rides for the CCC Professional Cycling Team (formally known as BMC). This in-depth article explores his last few years of training and how subtle changes in his training have resulted in breakthrough performances at the top level of the sport.
Popular Social Post-
Haven't tried this hack yet, but may come in handy for those cold early season rides.
Quote that Struck a Chord-
"I judge you unfortunate because you have never lived through misfortune....
You have passed through life without an opponent—no one can ever know what you are capable of, not even you." -Seneca.
If you have a few moments to spare-
A fascinating and somewhat depressing look into the Soviet sports engine of the 20th century.
Have a great week!