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Today’s Plan Appoints Trek Factory MTB Racing Team Athletes Daniel McConnell and Rebecca Henderson as Ambassadors

1 March 2016

Canberra, Australia – 1 March 2016 — Today’s Plan, is pleased to welcome aboard athletes, Daniel (D-Mac) McConnell and Rebecca (Bec) Henderson as official ambassadors. These athletes will be utilising Today’s Plan to design their training sessions and monitor progress from now until the end of the 2016 season, with a big focus on qualifying…

Sprint analysis from Herald Sun Tour Stage 3 – the importance of timing

24 February 2016

When it comes to sprinting the talk is always about how many watts the rider produces at max or the riders peak 10 second average. While being able to produce a high peak power over a short explosive effort is incredibly important, the art of sprinting has so many more factors. In this short analysis…

Analysis from the pack: personal improvement

15 February 2016

We’d like to introduce a regular segment where a Today’s Plan user sends in an interesting ride file to be analysed by one of our coaching staff. In doing so will show how you can use some the tools in Today’s Plan platform to analyse your own performance. For our first Analysis from the Pack we’re…

Santos Tour Down Under: Stage 4 – Timing is everything

22 January 2016

Stage 4 of the Santos Tour Down Under was a day when a break could possibly be let go and get up the road. With 3 hard days of racing under the rider’s belts, a small group containing riders who might have already lost a little time on GC could possibly be allowed to escape.…

Santos Tour Down Under: Stage 3 – Hurricane vs the Corkscrew

21 January 2016

To be in with a chance of climbing with the very best riders in the world, everything has to come together and the run into The Corkscrew at the TDU is one of the determining factors of the race. In this analysis we follow Chris Hamilton, the current Australian U23 National Champion and delve into…

Santos Tour Down Under: Stage 2 – Pat Shaw lap analysis

21 January 2016

The ebb and flow of a stage and the way in which the peloton races can be seen clearly when comparing the data from a rider’s laps within that stage. For Stage 2 of the Santos Tour Down Under we are going to look at the data from Pat Shaw riding in his first TDU.…

Santos Tour Down Under: Stage 1 – Sean Lake UniSA analysis

19 January 2016

Today in Stage 1 of the Santos Tour Down Under, Sean Lake of UniSA (Avanti IsoWhey Sport) did what he does best and blasted off the front of the peloton early on in the stage to create the breakaway. Along with riders from Lotto Jumbo and AG2r the trio managed to get a maximum gap of…

Tour of Margaret River – Stage 1 ITT: Matt Clark (Avanti Racing Team)

7 November 2015

While things are getting heated on Coronet Peak at the Tour of Southland in NZ, there is another end of season race going on in Western Australia, the Tour of Margaret River. We are going to take a quick look at stage 1, the individual time trial. Stage 1 was dominated by the Avanti Racing…

Tour of Southland: Stage 5

7 November 2015

Today’s stage from Invercargill to Gore got off to a very fast start with the front group covering 48.5 km in the first hour. With lots of 90 degree corners and just enough wind there was a threatening general classification split with 9 riders including the yellow jersey rider Brad Evans forcing themselves off the front…

Tour of Southland: Stage 4

6 November 2015

It turns out Stage 3 was just the start of the five-star quality weather, with a maximum of 19 degrees and sunshine all day for stage 4. With a slight tail wind for the 140 km stage from Mossburn to the top of Coronet Peak just outside of Queenstown, it proved to be a reasonably…