Part 2 of Benjamin Sharp's USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships series dives into race strategy and tactics.
Inspiration & Advice
Benjamin Sharp describes his experience preparing for USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships in early August, near Albuquerque, NM. The annual event brings together athletes from all over the country to compete for the title of national champion in the time trial, road race, and criterium events.
The key to creating a flourishing group exercise program and a successful career in fitness is an ongoing commitment to growth and training. The fitness industry is constantly evolving, and it’s crucial to align with new knowledge in order to deliver safe, effective, and unforgettable classes. A passion for people and a love for cycling are great motivators, but they aren’t enough to set you apart from everyone else.
Here are five reasons why SCU certifications and workshops are worth the investment.
When it comes to our health and athletic performance, the importance of fascia cannot be overstated. The majority of all injuries occur in the fascia or fascia-related tissues, so learning about how to keep these tissues healthy can be a real game-changer. Fascia training also boosts training programs by adding something essential that might be missing. Similar to how a multi-vitamin can bridge nutritional gaps, fascia training supplements every system of the body and keeps us moving like a well-oiled machine.
Stages Power has helped athletes worldwide and in every discipline of elite cycling. Stages athletes have amassed: eight grand tour wins, 24 world championships, 72 national titles, multiple Olympic medals and much more. Stages is also proud to sponsor the St. Michel-Auber 93 women’s team in the Tour de France Femmes.
The Stages Cycling app and Stages Dash 200s are always being updgraded with new features and updates. Read about the most recent upgrades here.
July 2022 marks the tenth anniversary of Stages Power, and we are celebrating! Our journey began with a brilliant idea and a team of five risk-taking cycling enthusiasts. Fueled by determination and a relentless drive toward innovation, our company has grown to become the global leader in power meter production. A lot has happened over the past decade, and we are proud to say that power has led every step of the way.
Stages Cycling announced an expansion to its power meter options at Eurobike Wednesday to include Shimano’s latest 12- Speed Dura-Ace R9200 and Ultegra R8100 cranksets.
Stages Cycling is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Stages Power meters. Stages launched its first power meter for outdoor bikes on July 12, 2012. Since then Stages Cycling has produced millions of power meters and has grown from a small company to a global leader in the cycling technology industry.
Stages has been 100% cycling focused from its beginning. Long before they were Stage’s engineers, innovators, or business leaders, our core team members were avid cyclists. They valued the benefits of power and envisioned a way to make power accessible for every rider. So, with a dream in hand, the team of five challenged the norm and set out to create a product that was accessible, affordable, and easy to install. This is the story about how they made it happen.