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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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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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Maximize your training in AND out of the saddle.

One of the ways you become a better cyclist is through muscular adaptation. In very basic terms, this is what happens: The stress of training causes micro tears in your muscles. Your body then repairs the damage, which results in an inflammatory response (the swelling and tenderness­ you feel after a...

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Sprint intervals and traffic don’t mix.

Vancouver has embraced the large number of bikes on the roads by providing bike lanes and specific bike routes that are great routes when traveling to and from your workout but definitely not the place to lay the hammer down. So how do you deal with training when you live in...

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Improving on your goals from last season

Many riders think of their finish time as the only goal. This often leads to disappointment as there are so many elements beyond our control which alter our finishing time without giving a clear picture on whether or not we have improved. Last year, I asked my riders to include specific detailed goals for every event. If you did this, go back to those...

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Marathon #30 in Philly

That’s medal number 30! Thank you for all the good luck wishes for my 30th marathon!   I don’t usually write a race report for (just?) a marathon, but since it was my 30th and a destination race, I thought I’d shared a little about my day…. The weather had...

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