Today I talked to Simona Vincenciova, Kathy Ascenzi, and Jo Maralit, the organizers of the 2nd Annual MORE Women's Mountain Bike Day in Virginia.
This promises to be a fantastic day, with clinics covering skills, bike fit, as well as group rides for all levels. Simona, Jo, and Kathy share their wealth of experience and what to expect at the event on May 6. See details in the link below if you'd like to attend!
In today's show I break down my experience helping support a 3 day, 170 mile, singletrack tour for 17 next level endurance mountain bikers in the Shenandoah for Shenandoah Mountain Touring. I also talk about a BikeJames article about the components of fitness and attacking your weakness.
I go over issues you can have with a rear derailleur and how you can fix them!
I announce a date for the upcoming skills workshop and talk about trail etiquette and a cool study on running.
Today I break down the fascinating study showing how interval training is especially beneficial for older people as a way to increase mitochondrial health.
Next, I give some motivational advice on how to find and maintain health, followed by a rant on dropper posts.
And, I announce a beginners coaching clinic!
I find fault with some crappy internet bike advice, then list some huge improvements we could make to Strava. Hint: trail beer sharing should strip seconds off your time! #mountainbiking #bike #enduromtb #angrymountainbiker
In studio today I interview Brandon and Roger about Richmond, it's mountain bike scene and trails, and what's in store for RVA More this year. Enjoy!
Today I break down what the fundamental skills are that you need to get better at any biking maneuver. But first you have to listen to the inaugural segment of "What Can't Will Complain About", where listeners have suggested subjects I can't possibly complain about. And yet I can. Enjoy!
I had the good fortune to be invited as an assistant to the amazing coaches at Michaux Mountainbike School last weekend. This is the story.
After riding nearly 500 miles on the Catalyst pedals, I give my thoughts! Also, I make some recommendations for trails to do and what to expect if you make the trip to western North Carolina to ride Pisgah and Dupont.
The San Diego Mountain Bike Association is strongly considering a split with IMBA over some contentious issues. I break it down, then I cover a cool study describing a way to acclimate to hot weather, when training in cool weather!
In today's show I reconsider my opinion from my previous show regarding women's specific mountain bikes, I give Garrett a shout out, answer a listener question about drops, then I break down Sunday's 'Shed ride and skills progression.