Canadian Cycling Magazine Podcast

The Moneyball of Canadian cycling and road cycling world championships preview

Episode Summary

How Kevin Field and his spreadsheets have helped this country's athletes perform better and better

Episode Notes

Behind the scenes throughout the past 15 years, Kevin Field has been using data to improve Canada’s cyclists. He helped orchestrate this country’s success at the 2018 road world championships. In this episode, he discusses numbers and previews the 2019 road cycling world championships in Yorkshire, England.

Full Send/No Send on the Grands Prix Cyclistes de Québec et de Montréal, Team Canada’s efforts at those one-day races, Nick Zukowsky’s KOM and Maghalie Rochette’s cyclocross World Cup win. Also, a Full Send/No Send question. Why is it full send on dropping out of a road race, but full send on toughing out a gravel race?

“You just need to taste blood.” Coach Peter Glassford explains openers and how they can help you with your cyclocross races, time trials and mountain bike events.

Send in your questions for Ask a Coach to podcast@cyclingmagazine.ca

Podcast art by Maxine Gravina

Photo by Brian Hodes.

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