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by Marvin Faure

Nov 30, 2014

Lacking motivation? Nine tips from Alpine Cols to help you get back on your bike.

  Three years ago Marvin completed an extensive study into the motivations of amateur cyclists. Over 600 people responded to a quest...

by Marvin Faure

Oct 30, 2014

Becoming a cyclist again

In two earlier posts (The effects of detraining and A pain in the butt) I wrote about how severe sciatic pain led to me being forced to ta...

by Marvin Faure

Oct 8, 2014

Cramps – a cautionary tale

It was on the third climb that he felt the first warning signs: a fluttering in his quadriceps. At first it was a slight twitching in the fl...

by Marvin Faure

Sep 19, 2014

Impressions from the Haute Route

  As the official coaching and training partner, we had the privilege of an insider’s view as we supported our clients with our Race...

by Marvin Faure

Jun 29, 2014

The Chase

I set off to climb the col de la Faucille, our everyday local climb. Starting in Gex, the climb is 11.4 km long and rises 700m. There are ...

by Marvin Faure

Jun 26, 2014

Are you going round the bend?

Coming back to the mountains after a long lay-off, my descending was much less fluid and less assured than it had been. Especially, I foun...

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