Off-Season Progress

Generally speaking, most racing in mountain biking is done in the spring and summer, leaving the fall and winter freed up quite a bit for racers. Like most of you, there's nothing I'd rather be doing than riding. Off-season seems so long and I miss my friends and the energy of the races constantly. It... Continue Reading →

Urban Downhill: Manizales 2019

Quite an awe to spectate, and quite the rush to ride, urban downhill is becoming increasingly popular in mountain biking. Going on its 11th year, a special race of the kind kicks off the season in Columbia. That race is Downhill Urbano Manizales. The track is sweet, the people are passionate, and the vibes are... Continue Reading →

Saturday Sayings # 6

β€œHere's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can't... Continue Reading →

Downed Riders

In an emergency situation, it's easy to act fast without thinking.DO NOT LET YOURSELF DO IT. Calmly executed training saves  more lives than panic stricken actions. Prepare yourself for the worst, and hope for the best. In the event of a serious injury, there are some things you need to do. STAY CALM - Panicking... Continue Reading →

Team Changes 2019

Several team changes are being announced with the new year. We'll keep this post updated with any changes we hear about! Photo by James Wheeler The Atherton's - OFFICIAL It has been announced that the athertons will be splitting from Trek moving forward. The athertons have been with Trek for 3 years. It has not yet... Continue Reading →

Word of the Week # 5

Booter (noun) A booter is a jump designed to provide you with as much air time as possible given the landscape. A booter can be any style of jump, though they are most commonly built as step-ups, for added safety.

Daydreams

An object in motion tends to stay in motion, while an object at rest tends to stay at rest. Remember that lesson on Newton's Laws of Physics in High-school? It's crazy how much we can see it play a part in our daily lives. It really is everywhere. You can see it and you can... Continue Reading →

2019 UCI DH World Cup Calendar

Rachel Atherton - Vallnord, AndorraPhoto by Cyril Charpin Solid gold oldies will bring us back into the 2019 UCI Downhill season as two locations (Maribor, Slovenia AND Les Get, France) return to the world cup lineup after over a 10 year hiatus. The lineup in 2019 will also now consist of 8 total races, including a... Continue Reading →

Going with the Flow

Religious, spiritual, or otherwise, I believe we are all on a journey. We can make it our own in a way, but its more like the journey makes us. I'm a firm believer that if we refuse change, we sacrifice progress. Our journey can not continue if we sit stagnant, dreaming of what could be.... Continue Reading →

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