Last week, the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships invaded Cairns, Australia, and Felt athletes put in some performances for the ages. Sina Frei, the reigning U23 European champion, shot out to the front of the field early on in the Women’s U23 event. She held off all of her competitors for a dominant performance and another rainbow jersey to add to her collection. A few days prior, Frei also won a world championship as part of the Swiss squad in the team relay event. Swiss rider Thomas Litscher rode an incredibly strong race in the Elite Men’s field, finishing in third place for a bronze medal. The race for the win was the tightest of all fields at this year’s World Championships, with Litscher crossing the finish line a mere 15 seconds behind the winner. Litscher earned his bronze medal aboard his Felt Edict race bike.
There's never been a better time to incorporate indoor cycling into your training regimen. If you’ve been looking to set up your own dedicated space for riding your bike indoors, and create what we affectionately call a “pain cave," then check out some of these great indoor setups for some inspiration.
To get the most out of your time and energy during your indoor cycling sessions, you should incorporate some structured workouts. It's always key to build an overall plan with a reputable coaching service. But to get you started, here are some great workouts that anyone can tailor to their overall plan.
Many cyclists and triathletes used to look at indoor trainers as a convenient way to warm up before a race or a necessary evil for getting in a workout when they couldn't ride outside. But today, modern indoor trainer brands use the latest technologies to better simulate the sensations of riding outside on the road.