Author Archives: Kristina

12 Week Power Camp is back !!!

Last winter, this class was a huge success so we are excited to be back at Cadence again this January. For 2019, the program has been extended to 12 weeks, still designed and coached by Facundo Chernikoff. Coach Gregg will be filling Facundo’s shoes when he is away. The workouts...

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3 Generations Cycling the Galloping Goose Trail

June 2018 My son Tim organized this multi-generational bike trip to celebrate my big birthday this year! Ranging in ages from 18 months to 70 years, we all rode the Galloping Goose on Vancouver Island together and had a brilliant time. In past years, I could never have envisaged biking...

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2018 Ride Don’t Ride

Sadly, every one of us knows someone who suffers from mental illness. We don’t think that riding our bikes will be the cure, but in doing so we are hoping to increase awareness and raise money so that those who are in need of help will be able to get...

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The coaches got married!

On September 16th 2017, Coach Kristina and Facundo got married!! We chose the beautiful town of Penticton to complete our vows and were honoured to have “the only and only” Steve King officiate the ceremony! Before the big day our families had the chance to get to know each other...

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10 week indoor Powercamp

Kits Energy is excited to announce our partnership with Cadence Cycling Studio. As our first initiative we would like to introduce the first ever Kits Energy Winter Training Program, on their brand new Stages bikes. This 10 week progressive training program will be designed and coached by Facundo. Coach Gregg...

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From Runner to Cyclist

In the spring of 2017, my husband, Dean, and I finalized our travel plans for a fall trip to Europe, which was to include one week at the Belvedere Bike Hotel in Italy.  We had both been involved in long distance running for about 15 years and had a fairly solid cardiovascular fitness base....

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Ride Don’t Hide 2017

For the past four years Kits Energy riders have made this event a priority in their cycling season. For some, they are riding for personal reasons; for friends or family members. Others are riding because they want to support the cause and others are riding simply because it is a very well...

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Tips for tapering

Tapering is when you decrease your weekly volume to allow your body a chance to fully recover for an A race or key event. Overall, the reduction in training will result in some fitness loss but this loss is made up by the fact that you will now be 100% mentally and physically recovered. Some people take longer to recover than others...

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