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The tale of two riders: National Capital Tour prologue 2015

18 September 2015

In this short article we will look at how pacing can affect short time trial performance from the National Capital Tour prologue. We’ll look at one rider who finished inside the top 10 and another rider inside the top 40; 26 seconds behind. As you can see, rider 1 demonstrates a very controlled and applied…

Matt Clark Sam Miranda Tour of King Valley analysis

15 September 2015

Matt Clark of Avanti Racing is a very versatile rider, as his peak watts/kg graph (below) shows. He can be found winning on hill top finishes, doing very solid individual time trials (ITT) and also smacking off the front in a criterium. In this analysis we will be using Today’s Plan analytical tools to illustrate…

Convict 100 Elite vs Master Rider Comparison

18 August 2015

The Convict 100 MTB marathon is a classic Australian race, with the tenth edition having just been won by Today’s Plan ambassador, and Specialized Racing Australia team member Andy Blair, in a time of 3 hours and 54 minutes. In this article, we’ll use Today’s Plan analytics to compare Andy’s data with that of a…

5-minutes with Jenni King

6 August 2015

Pedal Lab coaching delivers scientific training for cyclists of any level – beginner, intermediate or professional. Whether you are competing at International, National, State or Club level or simply want to improve your recreational performance, I can provide a personalised training program to fit in with your everyday life. Jenni King Pedal Lab Simplifying Communication…

The periodisation of training: some new thoughts and some old ideas

22 June 2015

In this article I am going to go into a little bit of the history behind structured training. I will also examine the modern thinking which underpins our training system algorithms behind our generated plans that give you more bang for buck with less hours on the bike. Going right back in time to the early Tour riders one of the…

Mark Wins Mountain Bike Coach of the Year

11 May 2015

The 2015 Subaru Australian Mountain Bike Championships were hosted within the township of Bright. The town is a 150-year-old gold rush town nestled against the backdrop of the Victorian High Country. MTBA held an Inaugural Awards function at the Subaru 2015 Australian MTB Australian Championships to recognise the phenomenal contributions made by the clubs, members, volunteers,…

Race week: The final count down…

24 February 2015

In this post we will consider all the areas that need to be brought together to allow you to not only complete the race if it is your first one, but, if you have done it before to do it faster and more comfortably than ever before. I like to consider the lead up to the…

Pro-tips for racing a half or full mountain bike marathon

5 February 2015

Competing in an mountain bike marathon format (XCM) event is a truly amazing experience. The A to B classic loop is a unique format of racing and tests both you and your equipment over the course of the distance. There are a few things that you can do in order to make the day on…

Post TDU update

29 January 2015

A big hello to all our Today’s Planners. It’s been a very busy time for us at Today’s Plan, so we thought we would send you through what we have been up to. Firstly, a big thank you to all that dropped by our booth at the Tour Down Under expo. It was great to…

Today’s Plan launch powerful online training tools

19 January 2015

Adelaide, Australia – 19 January 2015 — Australian software company, Today’s Plan, have developed a range of powerful online training tools that allow cyclists of any level to enjoy the quantifiable benefits of structured training. These tools are scientifically based and individually tailored. They are delivered via a suite of easy-to-understand tools, allowing riders to track…