Training for the race. What does max VO2 mean? What doesn't it mean? Strength training, and weight training techniques are here. Develop a training schedule that's good for you. Keep training interesting in the winter. How to safely start riding seriously. Training can be bad for you if done improperly; make sure you get the most out of your training time, and have the a fun ride.
Performance eating and drinking, fill up with the right fuel. How much should you eat and drink while on your ride? More importantly: What should you eat and drink on your ride? Which energy bars are gimmicks and which ones really work? Make your own powerbars and energy muffins with handy and tasty recipes. Is caffeine really bad for performance? If you read anything here, read this.
No pain, no gain! Right? Nope, you don't have to hurt anymore. Prevent things like cramps, lower back pain, knee problems and foot problems. Although the best way to deal with pain is to prevent it, that's not always possible so there is also information on treatment here.
Survive your rides. Safety, a topic that is usually associated with those moronic government commercials encouraging children to not ride out in front of cars. While this is good advice, it's pretty obvious. More useful information like how to survive in busy city traffic and going over the bars without breaking your neck can be found here. If you cycle with your family, definately check out our cycling tips for kids and touring with kids. Also, what's the best way to deal with pesky dogs?
Everything from dealing with poison ivy, to removing ticks. First aid is an important part of cycling, especially mountian biking where you can be hours away from an ambulance. Although this section is no substitute for an first aid course, it's still well worth reading...