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Four ways to ride faster

Four ways to ride faster

Originally Published: July 11, 2011
By Selene Yeager

After seven days of full-throttle, crash-filled sprint stages, the Tour riders are getting a much-needed rest day today before heading to the Pyrenees for some serious uphill racing. If this year's Tour is like past races, by the time riders reach Paris's Champs-Elysees, the average speed of the victor will be a stunning 25 mph. On a bike. Over more than 2,000 miles. Yeah, that's anything but average. But you don't have to be genetically gifted to ride like the wind, says James Herrera of Performance ...

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