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Contents
Acknowledgements
Preface
Introduction
Basics
Impossible
Prequel
Torque
t@P/W
Orthotic (NOT)
Dead Spot
Training Program
Video Links
Power Calculator
Physics
Watts vs Speed
Powertap
File Structure
Tactics
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Never Chase
Flight Check
Wish List
Naturally Thin
Appendices
Course Outline
Glossary
References
Subject Index
Climbing Calculator
Back Cover

 
Updated January 22, 2016 | By Bob Fugett

References

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Print References

Allen, Hunter, and Andrew Coggan, Ph.D. 2006. "Training and Racing with a Power Meter." Boulder, Colorado: Velo Press. ISBN: 978-1-931382-79-3. (click to read SlingShot's review of this book)

Anderson, Bob. 1945. Stretching. Bolinas, CA: Shelter Publications. ISBN: 0-936070-22-6.

Baker, Arnie M.D. 1997. "Smart Cycling." Fireside. 1st ed. New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc. ISBN: 0-684-82243-1. [ includes a large section on group riding and Race tactics ]

Brourman, Sherry, and Randy Rodman. 1998. "Walk yourself well : eliminate back, neck, shoulder, knee, hip, and other structural pain forever--without surgery or drugs." 1st ed. New York: Hyperion. ISBN: 0786862939   

04/13/13 caveat to Brourman above: The 15 to 20 degree turned out footfall position shown on page 27 (position a) remains questionable, and I am currently coming down on the side of a neutral straight forward footfall (position c). I have yet to find a rational discussion derived from a study of the internal foot structures that is not attached to selling an associated product. Here's the closest to rational YouTube video example.

Burke, Ed. 1995. "Serious cycling." Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. ISBN: 087322759X.

Burke, Edmund R., PhD. 1998. "Precision Heart Rate Training: for maximum fitness and performance." Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. ISBN: 0-088011-770-2.

Calais-Germain, Blandine. 2007. "Anatomy of movement." English language ed. Seattle: Eastland Press. ISBN: 9780939616572 (alk. paper)

Calais-Germain, Blandine, and Andrée Lamotte. 2008. "Anatomy of movement : exercises." English language ed. Seattle: Eastland Press. ISBN: 9780939616589 (alk. paper)

Cook, Gray. 2003. "Athletic Body in Balance." 1965. Champaign, Illinois: Human Kinetics. ISBN: 0-7360-4228-8

Egoscue, Pete, and Roger Gittines. 1992. "The Egoscue method of health through motion : a revolutionary program that lets you rediscover the body's power to protect and rejuvenate itself." 1st ed. New York: HarperCollins Publishers. ISBN: 0060168811
(help file)

Friel, Joe. 1996. "The cyclist's training bible : a complete training guide for the competitive road cyclist." 1st ed. Boulder, Colo.: VeloPress. ISBN: 1884737218. (pbk)

Gregor, Robert J., and Francesco Conconi. 2000. "Road cycling." Handbook of sports medicine and science. Oxford ; Malden, MA: Blackwell Science. ISBN: 086542912X

Kenny, Charles. 2008. "Natural flexibility : the new risk-free alternative to stretching." Long Island City, NY: Hatherleigh Press. ISBN: 1578262844 (pbk. alk. paper) 9781578262847 (pbk. alk. paper)

Kleiner, Susan M. 1998. "Power Eating: build muscle, gain energy, lose fat." Champaign, Illinois: Human Kinetics. ISBN: ISBN: 0-88011-702-8.

LeMond, Greg, and Kent Gordis. 1990. "Greg LeMond's Complete Book of Bicycling." 2nd ed. New York: Perigee Books. ISBN: 0-399-51594-1.

Phinney, Davis, and Connie Carpenter. 1992. "Training for Cycling: the ultimate guide to improved performance." New York: Berkley Publishing Group. ISBN: 0-399-51731-6.

Rafoth, Richard. 1993. "Bicycling fuel : nutrition for bicycle riders." 3rd, rev. & expanded ed. San Francisco: Bicycle Books. ISBN: 0933201540. (pbk)

Stampfl, Franz. 1955. "On Running: tactics and complete training schedules for all events from the sprint to 10,000 metres." New York: The Macmillan Company

Tortora, Gerard J. 1997. "Introduction to the Human Body: the essentials of anatomy and physiology." 4th ed. Menlo Park, CA: Addison Wesley Longman, Inc. ISBN: 0-673--98222-X.

Online

SlingShot's  Super Simple Power to Weight Calculator - Now with Race Category, watt to speed and elapsed time to terminal velocity calculations.

Bicycle Power and Speed Calculator - Once there, click on the image of the calculator.

* Cycling Power while Climbing Calculator - SlingShot's Tip: Use 100% grade at .489 mph for how many watts required to bench press a weight.

* Unfortunately, as of 01/17/12 the Climbing calculator has been removed from the web. If anybody knows where it has gone, let me know. In the meantime use my own that I developed to replace the missing link above. See: Power while Climbing Calculator.

Calculator Icon Image taken from: http://openclipart.org/detail/35185/tango-accessories-calculator-by-warszawianka

Slope Calculator - choose Ratio then input Rise and Run (how much higher at what distance)

http://www.sportsci.org/jour/9804/dps.html - supportive of all Cycling Performance Simplified concepts, found 01/21/2011

Newton-meters to foot-pounds (or watt-seconds) - plus a wealth of other unit convertors

Gear Ratios - the late great Sheldon Brown's calculator for comparing gears on all your bicycles

Miles / Hour Pace Calculator - put in your time and distance. Your trip computer is likely off to the high side or just as likely to the low side.

Triathlon Conversion Calculator - miles to km, time to speed, swim, run, bike pace

Saris Watts Calculator - from the Powertap manufacturer website

23+ Widder's Hump - Original study that culminated in the book: Cycling Performance Simplified.

Impulse & Strength - music study process highly relevant to Cycling Performance Simplified

 

Mary's sciatic & piriformis problem specific exercises

http://www.med.umich.edu/1libr/sma/sma_piriform_rex.htm

http://www.spine-health.com/conditions/back-pain/piriformis-syndrome-another-irritation-sciatic-nerve

General Exercises

Basic Hip Mobility - led eventually to FMS

Functional Movement Screen (FMS)

http://www.functionalmovement.com/SITE/

 

 

YouTube

Exercises

Hip Stability

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUfcfmUkRJ4

 

 


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