Cycling In Central Park - A Training Ride With Data

In this video, I take you on a ride on one of my favorite places to ride here in New York City. Central Park, and urban stopping ground for many cyclists who are local in the area who is looking for punchy climbs, downhill descents, and short TT straightaways. Although it may not be the ideal place for going top speed, there are times here where you can enjoy the road quietly by yourself if ridden early in the morning or late in the evening.

I’ve been riding the Trek Émonda ALR lately which has been serving me very well. Many call it a climbing rig but I’ve turned it into a versatile do it all endurance bike that can handle well during a criterium race. I also use this bike for my Saturday Troop Ride which I encourage you to sign up for. Not just because it’s free, well that to, but it’s a ride where we build fitness together, camaraderie and bike control as we climb up hills against gravity which will transform you into becoming an all-around better rider.

I added my wahoo data fields to the ride that gives you a taste of my speed, cadence, heart rate and temperature. I’m looking into getting a power meter once I decide to begin racing again. I hope you all enjoy the video. Share this article with a friend who is looking for tips on cycling and training. Sign up for my email list for special videos and offers from me and don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel. See you next time.

I hope this video provides value for you. If you have questions about road cycling contact me for a personal 1 & 1 consultation and I can offer you value on getting you started from selecting the right bike and equipment. 

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Dwayne Burgess / Manual Pedal

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