From May to June this year, I took one of New Zealand's top junior riders on a reconnaissance trip to eastern Canada/USA to escape winter. We spent a month total riding and racing on some of the sweetest and most iconic trails on offer! The brake power meter in all its glory before swapping rotors... Continue Reading →
I am often asked what the most important aspects of performance data are for MTB racing and training. My answer is always, “all of it.” Back in the day we only had heart rate. Now we have heart rate plus power meters. And I’m sure one day we will have more. We are in a... Continue Reading →
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 →