This past weekend I took a whirlwind trip…to Arkansas. I made the trek to compete in the final round of the Epic Ride Series, which also happened to be the … Continue reading More than Results- Epic Rides Oz Race Review
Believe it or not, cycling shoes are designed specific to the type of riding a rider does. For example, a road rider will spend long days in the saddle spinning … Continue reading Gear Gossip: Lake Shoes
Whether you like to ride your road bike along winding country roads, grind your singlespeed up the sides of veritable earthen skyscrapers, or push and challenge yourself up, down and … Continue reading Gear Gossip: KMC Chains
MTB stage racing takes riders back to the roots of the sport. Expect big loops on the best trails in the area and be ready for an epic day on … Continue reading Pack Essentials for MTB Stage Racing
I’m drooling looking at the footage of the Quebec Single Track Experience (QSE) stages. Finding lines on the root-crossed dense forest trails of Valcartier will be a challenge. Flowing down … Continue reading Tackling the Unique Demands of a Stage Race with a Specific Training Strategy
Let’s talk pedals for a moment, shall we? Pedals are critical for powering your bike and easy to forget about as long as they are working correctly. For the 2018 … Continue reading Gadget Gossip: Pedal to the Metal
On June 9th and 10th, I raced the Pro XCT and short track in Missoula, Montana. I spent a lot of time on the dirt in that week and soaked … Continue reading Missoula Race Report: Wildflowers!
This weekend at Bonelli the weather was even hotter and the field was the strongest and deepest that we had seen in 2018. Learning from last weekend, Jen, Nikki, and … Continue reading ProXCT #2 Bonelli Park
This weekend was filled with many firsts and was very special to us for many reasons. It was the first USA Cycling ProXCT weekend of 2018, it was the first … Continue reading Pro XCT – Fontana
Getting trail time before mountain bike season starts can be tricky in the Ohio, especially with the freeze- thaw and rainy days making trails too wet to ride. Luckily there … Continue reading Creatively Cleaning Your Bike!
I recently had a conversation with one of my teammates about how we are fueling our hydration for training… yep, in January. Now I realize that this might not be … Continue reading Time to dial in hydration? You betcha!
Ok, I am going to be totally honest: 1. I’ve never had a helmet with MIPS technology before this season. 2. I was pretty misinformed about the valuable purpose of … Continue reading MIPS Helmets: So what’s the big deal?