UPDATE: THIS IS NOW 5 REASONS TO HAVE BIGGER ROTORS!! Make sure to check out the rest of the blog for even more braking articles! Now that we have learned more about braking, there are a number of things we can do to improve the performance of our brakes. One of the best things we... Continue Reading →
Mountain bike training needs a lot of things: strength training in the gym or at home, intervals, easy rides, skills training, and especially FUN! This new plan has it all, and will even sync to your smart trainer.
The Trance 29er is a perfect bike for XC, Enduro and trail riding on paper, but how does it ride? Is there enough travel? How much does it weigh? I've loved the bike for the last 9 months, so check out the review!
I was super fortunate to be approached by the people behind Team ZWATT to demo their new power meter. They knew that I'd had my fair share of power meters, broken plenty of them, and know what to look for when it comes to MTB power data. Now you may or may not have heard... Continue Reading →
If you have a look through the blog posts on this site, I talk a lot about pacing on descents. This comes from both the research that I've done, and also coaching and my own racing. Now that I've been linking the braking data over video, this kind of thing is really easy to view--you... Continue Reading →
MTB telemetry is here to stay. At the highest level, the sport is the FormulaOne of the trails, and the trickledown effect is evident more every day.
Riding down hills is hard. Not only is mountain biking down hills really physical, but you need to brake at the right places, handle some gnarly terrain, pick the best lines, and pump and flow if you want to go fast. There's a lot to think about and there's a lot for your body to... Continue Reading →
The MTB world was recently rocked by the news that a few top riders have been caught using performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). A lot of people have reached out on social media asking my thoughts. ***Before you read further, it is worth noting that I give every athlete the benefit of the doubt, and I... Continue Reading →