If you will be racing the Tour of Battenkill or a similar bike race that features gravel roads, this is the ultimate guide and training plan combination to help you be totally prepared physically, mentally and with the skills to succeed at this tough race.
The guide takes you through the challenges specific to racing this type of race course and identifies strategies, planning and preparation that will prepare you to face those challenges and succeed on race day. The guide also discusses nutritional planning and race day strategies so that you will be fully ready to take on this race.
The race training plan consists of three, four week long blocks of build specific training that will address the specific physical demands of this energy sapping course. Following this build up to the race there is a two week long taper period which will help you arrive on race day rested, sharp and itching to get out there and win your race.
Participating at the Tour of Battenkill can be a highlight of your year or competitive cycling experience. Don't leave your race to chance. Make sure you show up to the race fully prepared, physically sharp and with a strategy to face the challenges and have your best day!