Unless your going to nationals the end of the cyclocross season is almost here. It’s a sort of sad/relief combination of feelings; sad because this stuff is too darned fun and a relief because we don’t have to think about being ready for battle every week. The one very clear component though is the fact you’ll need to take a break after your season ends.
We call this the “transition period”. It generally lasts from 2 to 4 weeks depending on the extent of in-season training and racing. People that I work with who race bikes for a living are instructed to stay off the bike until they start longingly looking at it [Read more…]