Ice Baths - Next Level

November 1st, 2021 18:32
Cyclist Lex Albrecht sits in an inflatable birthing pool that has been repurposed for an ice bath.  Wim Hof instructor Sebastien Zappa times how long to stay in an icebath for with a stopwatch
Icebaths have been used by cyclists and athletes for a quite some time as a recovery method. The idea is: cycling between warm and cold environments creates a repeated constriction and dilation of blood vessels which ends up being like a pumping ...



One of my Most Important Races Ever - An Anniversary

April 20th, 2021 15:57
Fleche Wallonne - Spring Classics Cycling in Belgium
Today is the anniversary of one of the most important races in my entire career. The ones I add to this list aren't always the ones where teammates and I earn the chance to throw our hands in the air over the finish line. Many of them, are ones that ...

Best Time of Day to Ride

September 1st, 2020 16:51
Best Time of Day to Ride
Best Time of Day to Ride September 1st, 2020 16:51 Bikes all day. From dawn, to noon, to dusk. When do you ride? I always do my most solid workouts in the morning, right after coffee(...s). That's because the morning is when I have ...


Homemade Horchata Recipe - A Canadian Spin on a Mexican Classic

May 25th, 2020 16:17
Homemade horchata - a Canadian spin on a Mexican classic
Homemade Horchata Recipe - A Canadian Spin on a Mexican Classic May 25th, 2020 16:17 I'm a Canadian girl and maple is one of my most favourite flavours. I've been spending the first months of almost every year in California... for ...

Growing up, I SUCKED at Sports. I Still Have to Try EXTRA Hard...

May 7th, 2020 16:05
Lex Albrecht, as a young soccer player.
Growing up, I SUCKED at sports. I still have to try extra hard to be any good. The only thing that comes naturally, is the FIRE to try, and try, and try, and try... I tell more (and answer questions like " What was your path to finding cycling? ...


Make Espresso as Good as on Your Coffeeshop Ride

April 15th, 2020 12:39
Thrid wave espresso at your local independant café is hard to beat. But you can get pretty darn close (and actual spot on) at home with a bit of practice.  Here are some espresso tips
Becoming familiar with the wonders of great espresso is one of collateral gains I've made so far through riding a bike... I discovered good ( really good) espresso in 2013 in Santa Barbara, California. Thank you cycling, thank you teammates - more ...

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