Tag: track cycling

Velodrome cycling: trying to be the queen of spin!

First visit to the ‘drome for a few weeks due to Christmas. Expected it to hurt, but hey, doesn’t all exercise?! You just never know what type of people come to the weekday sessions, beginners, intermediate or accomplished cyclist, or often all of the…

Southland Champs day 3: I survived!

Its tough switching sports. Its tough knowing that you stepped out of another sport at the top of your game and are back at the bottom amongst lots of people who have been doing this a lot longer than you. Its even harder when…

One day to go till race day!

A beautiful day as I strolled through town to the bike shop – only one day to go!

Sprint cycling and weight management

A great article here that I found on the Australian Institute of Sport web site. The Grapefruit Diet, the Liver Cleansing Diet, Eating in the Zone, the Shape Up for Summer Bikini Diet – the list of popular, self-help diets goes on. Weight loss…

track training fun and games: 3 days till race day!

Today was my last session before the big day, my first official velodrome race. I have absolutely no idea what I am doing, and I don’t care. If i get through unscathed and not disqualified I will consider it mission accomplished. 

Last masters track session: race in 5 days!

I knew track Cycling wouldn’t be easy, but today my idea of what is hard was raised to a whole new level. They need beds in the centre of the track, not chairs!