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For Sale - Cycling Books

With the imminent closure of my coaching business I am clearing out the majority of my cycling library.

Below is a list of all the items I currently have for sale. All prices are negotiable and I will offer a 20% discount for bulk purchases (5 listed items or more).

Contact me via email at argonaut.cycling@gmail

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Jason Mahoney | Monday 16 October 2017 at 09:14 am | | Default |

Closure of business

It is with great sadness that I wish to advise that Argonaut Cycle Coaching is closing its doors permanently.

Over the coming weeks I will be decommissioning most of the website, with the primary exceptions being the Bike Fit Calculator, Set Training plans and the blog.  The website will then undergo some additional changes to better reflect its ongoing use.

I anticipate winding up the bike fitting side of my business within the next month. Up until that point I will have some limited capacity for bike fitting so if you are thinking of getting one done then I highly recommend you get in sooner rather than later.

At this time I would like to thank everyone in the ACT cycling community who helped make the business a success while it was operating.

Yours in cycling

Jason Mahoney

Jason Mahoney | Thursday 24 August 2017 at 06:06 am | | Default, News, Race Reports, Rider Info, Tips, Training Sessions, Linkdump | No comments

Re-opening

A quick note to advise that we will re-open on Tuesday 16th May 2017.

Jason Mahoney | Thursday 11 May 2017 at 05:52 am | | Default |

Argonaut Cycle Coaching - Rider Results Update

Having a coach you can trust is vital but having a coach you can trust AND who can help you get top results is even more important. Over the years Argonaut Cycle Coaching clients have amassed an impressive palmares with 86 podium results in major events over the last 7 years and another 75 top 10 places.  That’s over 150 top 10 results! The latest of these amazing results occurred just this past weekend with Danny Rosin claiming overall victory in the prestigious Cootamundra ‘Haycarters’ Handicap.

Here is the breakdown of our results so far:

  • Silver medal at the UCI World Tour Finals
  • Silver medal at Oceania Road Cycling Championships
  • 4 podium places in regional tours outside of Australia
  • 5 medals at Australian Masters Championships, including one gold medal
  • 32 State Championship medals, including 19 gold medals
  • 2 Australian National Road Series podium finishes and 1 Queen of the Mountains Jersey
  • 26 podium results in state 'open' events, plus 4 "fastest Times' and 2 GC winners
  • 15 podium places in club championship events or local tours
  • Over 75 top 10 places in other major events (as above)

 

If you have a major event planned for anytime within the next 6 – 18 months then let Argonaut Cycle Coaching assist you reach your full potential.  We have personal coaching spaces available now.  For full details check out or Coaching Services Services page.

Learning from other sports

Fly fishing competitions and cycling races. What do they have in common? On the surface it may appear that these two activities couldn't be farther apart but when you get down to the nuts and bolts of it, both require good preparation and execution. 

While each sport has it’s own somewhat unique set of training and competition characteristics it should not come as a surprise that there are also lots of similarities and cross-over points where you can learn something from another sport.

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It’s official. I am no longer a racer but the coaching will go on

After 17 years as either a triathlete or road cyclist, today marks the end of my time on the bike as a competitor.   

Unfortunately over the last few years my health has not been great and this year has been one of the most challenging and I have had to make some tough decisions.  In the end I decided that my body was no longer capable of the demands of training and racing.

I will be continuing with my coaching work and I hope that over the coming years I can really make Argonaut Cycle Coaching a success.   Over the last 4 years alone I have assisted numerous riders reach their goals, including medals at state, national and Oceania championships, as well as over 150 top 10 results in open level (or higher) events.  I have also completed over 350 bike fits and performance tests for riders and provided skills sessions that have helped riders improve their abilities on the bike.

While there have been some setbacks this year, most notably the lack of access to Stromlo Forest Park for the masterclass sessions, the coaching will continue and I look forward to helping many more riders reach their personal goals.  

Finally, I am pleased to advise that from, 1 November 2014 I will once again be accepting applications for coached riders.  Numbers will be limited based on my current coaching load at that time.

 

Regards

 

Jason Mahoney

Jason Mahoney | Monday 13 October 2014 at 11:17 am | | Default, News, Race Reports, Rider Info, Tips, Training Sessions, Linkdump | No comments

No performance tests until start of November

Unfortunately I will not be able to conduct any lactate, max heart rate or power testing until the start of November due to my Tacx trainer being out of action.   The lever for the rear wheel roller broke at the end of a recent test session and I am currently awaiting the arrival of a replacement which is not likely to arrive until late October or early November at the latest.

Fortunately I still have the Lemond Revolution training and can continue to conduct bike fitting sessions for this period.

If anyone is looking to have a performance test done then please still send your booking request through and I will let you know as soon as the trainer is back up and running.

 

Thanks

 

Jason

Jason Mahoney | Monday 13 October 2014 at 10:32 am | | Default, News, Race Reports, Rider Info, Tips, Training Sessions, Linkdump | No comments

Masterclass session - No more!

Due to an untenable issue with the ACT Goverment, I am no longer able to book the Stromlo Forest Park criterium circuit for exclusive use at the necessary times and as a result I am no longer able to offer the Masterclass skills sessions.

This is a very disappointing outcome as last season's session were well attended and planning was well underway to conduct more sessions later this year, including more of the extremely popular Criterium Masterclass sessions.

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Jason Mahoney | Wednesday 09 July 2014 at 11:40 am | | Default | No comments