The 2020 Reign 29er has been long awaited- and for good reason. It is smooth and fast and a pretty good value. Is this the best bike I ever had?
ALL ABOUT THAT BASE As the off-season approaches you’ll hear a lot of your friends talking about ‘Base Training’. As the winter gets deeper and darker, many will head out on silly long rides in the dark, all in the name of the base. But what the heck is base training? Do mountain bikers actually... Continue Reading →
One of the new plans that has been super popular! Coaching is my passion and my job, but working with athletes one-on-one is super time-consuming. Due to the time-constraints and the importance of the coach-athlete relationship, I have to strictly limit the number of athletes I work with at any one time. And of course,... Continue Reading →
Prescribing strength or flexibility work to mountain bikers is TOUGH. How do I do actually do it? What does this photo mean? Is it this or that? I've tried photos, just words, a combination, explanations, etc., but nothing has been perfect. Riders need to do these movements safely and effectively--all in one place. These new... Continue Reading →
223 rotors, 2 pot brakes and a brake power meter make for a seriously awesome combo! I'm not completely sold on 4 piston brakes but I can be proven wrong! What happens when you take a super fast rider, put them on the trail they ride more than any other trail, and add a brake... Continue Reading →
As a follow on to the two videos I posted on pacing on a descent, here is a splitscreen version. You'll rememeber from these other articles and from my research that pacing is huge, even in descending. To check out more and to get the science, check out: Pacing in Enduro MTB so you can... Continue Reading →
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 →