Mountain Bike Training Tips for Spring

Here are three training tips for the Warriors Cycling spring races.  The Ridgeline Rampage and Battle the Bear are fast races, but also have many short punchy climbs that require short bursts of power.  The races are also long enough that nutrition may fail you if you haven't planned accordingly.  Here are some tips to help you ride to a successful event. Pick up the intensity. You should be riding 1-2 days a week with high intensity for 1-2 hrs depending on your event distance.  High … [Read more...]

Top 5 Spring Training Rides

Mud season got you down? Hop out on any of these trails this May, and start getting in shape for this upcoming race season. Boulder – Walker Ranch Walker Ranch is great for groups of riders with varying abilities. Located near Boulder, this trail is open for spring riding and a great place to train for mountain bike race season. No matter which direction you go, you start with a fun and fast descent into a canyon. Beware, there is a section where you must carry your bike either up or down … [Read more...]

Make Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

What would you like to accomplish in 2017? Whether you want to lose weight through cycling, compete in your first mountain bike race or save up enough money to buy a new bike, these 5 tips will help you set you follow through on your New Year's resolution. Make a Plan for Accomplishing Your New Year’s Resolution The reason a lot of resolutions fail is because of lack of planning.  Plan today to make small steps to achieve your goals with a specific dates and milestones to meet.  I … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving on the Trail

The holidays are here! While pumpkin spice might get the most attention, plenty of flavors characterize this cozy season. Pecan, maple, cranberry and cinnamon are a few aromas appearing at almost every Thanksgiving table. While a roast turkey might not fit in your saddle bag, there no reason you can’t enjoy the holiday trimmings while on the trail. Here are some delicious trail snacks inspired by traditional Thanksgiving dishes. Pecan Pie: Maple Glazed Pecan and Sea Salt Kind Bar Salty and … [Read more...]