The Team Priority Health Masters Team never enters a race without a plan for Team success. And although I am reluctant to publically expose all of our Team’s strategies and “secret weapons”, if Michigan Masters bike racers don’t have enough sense to keep an eye on Loren Simmons, then the finer points of our race [...]
Author Archives: Peter O'Brien
By now you’ve all heard about the Master Team’s Up Nort’ Hypothermia Ride. But, I thought it would be interesting to see the infamous day through the eyes of of Joe Kuchnicki, President of the Harbor Springs Snowmobile Club.
Mike Walden the legendary Wolverine Sports Club cycling coach had two spring training rules to safeguard the knees of young bike racers:
The French refer to the Individual Time Trial as “The Race of Truth” because unlike a road race or a criterium it is just the rider against the clock; no drafting and no support from teammates. But, my recent experience at the Willow Time Trial highlighted the value of a supportive team even in an [...]
Yes it’s true. I am an indoor trainer hater. I am reluctant to admit this ant-social/cycling behavior because I see myself as a tolerant/inclusive person. Also, with the overwhelming popularity of indoor trainers, I fear that if I admit I hate the darn things I will be shunned by the greater cycling community.
We all know our sponsor Smith Optics make great sunglasses for cycling.
Recently I was splitting wood to get a good warm-up for my first cross country skiing outing of the season and it hit me…
I just completed my first season racing with the Priority Health Masters Elite Team and am very proud of our Team’s accomplishment – Top Master Men’s 45+ Team in the Michigan Challenge Race Series
When Eddy Merckx, widely considered the greatest bicycle racer in the history of the sport, was asked in a 2004 interview what made him so great he replied: