Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Interview: MORE Women's Mountainbike Day Organizers Simona, Kathy and Jo!


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!
MORE Women’s Mountain Bike Day Info
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Attack Your Weakness to Get Better! And My Experience Supporting a 3 Day, 170 Mile Singletrack Tour


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.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Monday, April 17, 2017

Amazing Anti-Aging Study from Mayo Clinic, Plus A Huge Announcement


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!


New York Times article on study
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Friday, April 14, 2017

I Start a Feud with SacredRides and Then Suggest Strava Improvements for Mountainbiking


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


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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

How to Get Better, One Fundamental Skill at a Time. Plus I Rant About Kittens


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!

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Long Term Review: Catalyst Pedals, and Brevard North Carolina Trails, Pisgah, Dupont


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.

Pedaling Innovations site

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

California Chapter May Quit IMBA! And An Amazing Tip to Acclimate to Heat


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!

IMBA may lose California!
Beat the heat article!
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Monday, April 3, 2017

A Reconsideration of Women's Specific Bikes, Shout out to Garrett, Listener Mail, Shed Riding


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.

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