Nutrition Basics for Athletes

You probably already know that your performance depends a lot on how you fuel your body. Especially if youre trying to trim seconds off your time, or grams off your weight, nutrition is key. Here I've laid out some simple tips to remember when choosing your pre and post workout meals. This is a very... Continue Reading →

Word of the Week # 8

Buck (verb) : Buck or bucked, refers to the unfortunate act of having your rear tire sprung upwards off a lip due to suspension rebound. Getting bucked off a lip is a great way to end up going OTB, but theres some things you can do to avoid a crash after being bucked. There are... Continue Reading →

What Friends Give You

How often do you stop and think about what your friends bring you? I don't mean for your birthday or Christmas, or whatever. What do your friends bring to your life? Great things, no doubt. We shred with our friends, we chill with our friends, we vent and we party with our friends. Friends bring... 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 →

Word of the Week # 6

Pump (verb) Pumping is a strategy used to gain speed without pedaling. To pump, you do your best to unweight yourself while manuevering over a hill, and when on the downhill slope, become as heavy as possible. What I mean by this, is you push down when going downhill and lift up over a hill... 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 →

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