Tom came into town for a few days to work with the Chicago crew. It was a lot of fun riding with him. Tons to learn. Cycling is more than raw power. There are so many skills to learn that let you go fast without wasting power.
We practiced jumping on wheels, when to accelerate, and how to accelerate. When Tom accelerates it’s like getting smacked in the face. He uses cadence to create the speed. Not raw power.
Tom changes gears all the time. Constantly changing gears to match the terrain.