Effective Strength Training for Cyclists

As one progresses trough the year and the different Mesocycles of it’s training calendar, a very important area will have to be addressed during Off Season Base, which is Strength Training. Although bigger muscles do not directly correlate with a faster rider, they do assist any in accelerating with greater power more easily and with […]

Creating your Cycling Annual Training Plan

  In order to have a successful season you have to meticulously plan for it, and then follow your plan to a certain extent. But how do you know what to do when, to what extent and to what intensity in order to be ready and prepared for your race(s). For this you have to […]

Kenny’s BDay Rides & Cycling in Sillicon Valley

I have to start by saying Happy Birthday to my good friend Kenny Tsuda who just turned a year younger this past August 30th. To celebrate having him with us for another year we decided to have a mini riding vacation, if you can call it that. He decided to take the week before off […]


2015: A great season to remember!

The 2015 Season has been one of the most memorable ones that I have ever had. It was not only my comeback year, but it was the year that I won my first California Amateur State Championship. It was as well an excellent experience which gave me the opportunity of meeting so many new friends […]

Cycling as my second job

During the last year or so I have decided to take the enduring task of becoming a faster and more fit cyclist. But it is not until recently that I have noticed that this task is probably more involving and requires more of my effort than any other thing in my life, even work. Cycling […]

A little about me

My name is Gilberto Cortez and I am a Entrepreneur, a CEO, a USA Certified Coach and a Amateur XC Racer. I’m founder of both Interactive Utopia, a small full service interactive firm a well of GC Termite Control Inc., a technologically advanced full service W.D.O.¬†control and restoration firm.¬†I have completed a bachelors of science […]