Peter Glassford

About the Author

Peter Glassford

Peter is a cycling coach and registered kinesiologist from Ontario, Canada. He travels frequently to work with athletes at races, camps and clinics. He also races mountain bikes for Trek Canada and pursues adventure in all types of movement. Follow @peterglassford on Twitter, or check out his online and in-person coaching at www.smartathlete.ca.

September 8, 2020
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How to Build Your Weekly Long Ride

Adult cyclists who work all week typically end up riding 6–8 hours a week, which means that for many riders, each ride is about the same duration. In recent years, many cyclists have begun using...
August 13, 2020
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Why Are Bike Seats So Hard?

New riders are often surprised by how hard their bike saddle is, but this firm surface allows you to be stable and produce power. In stark contrast to a comfortable living room sofa, a bike seat is...