Tag: mountain bike

Stage 2: Praying for Good Legs at La Chapelle Mont-Laura

Stage  2 of Quebec Singletrack must have known my legs would need a little boost, so we started off with a switchback climb to a chapel.  I’m pretty sure every rider asked the Patron Saint of Cyclists for good legs as they rode by. …

Missoula Race Report: Wildflowers!

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 in the views. It is wildflower season in Montana right now which means the…

MIPS Helmets: So what’s the big deal?

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 this technology. So what the heck IS a MIPS helmet anyways? MIPS, or the…