Archive for April 25th, 2008

For avid and rec cyclists, there’s no shortage of information available in the blogosphere.

Racing at the 2007 Nature Valley Grand PrixOne of the more popular stage races in the country, the Nature Valley Grand Prix, has launched a couple of very informative blogs designed to clue in readers about how to improve their own cycling abilities as well as a blog written by pro riders that give insight into the strategies and behind-the-scenes look into stage racing.

TRIA Orthopedic Center’s Your Cycling Blog: TRIA Orthopedic Center’s Your Cycling Blog features the kind of information all cyclists can use to improve their own cycling, from training tips and nutrition to gear suggestions and much more. Novices and experienced cyclists will gain insights from noted sports and health professionals, including TRIA Orthopedic Center staff physicians and physical therapists. Other contributors include, Larry Foss, the USA Cycling National Team’s massage therapist, Stephen McCarthy of Gear & Training and Dan Carey, a professor of exercise physiology at the University of Saint Thomas as well as a former New York Mets pitcher.

Pro Cycling Minnesota Blog: Past and future participants in the Festival’s professional stage race, the Nature Valley Grand Prix, will make up the editorial panel of Pro Cycling Minnesota. This blog will highlight the strategies,
tactics and war stories from the top cyclists and team managers in North American cycling. Fans can feel the thrill of riding in the peloton of a USA Grand Tour ­from a racer’s perspective. Pro Cycling Minnesota contributors include team directors, Giana Roberge and Jeff Corbett, racers John Lieswyn, Teresa Moriarty, Meredith Miller and more,.

Visit these blogs early and often – and plan to attend the Nature Valley Grand Prix, June 11-15.



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