Preparing for your MTB Race Season

It’s January and you have big goals for this race season!  Maybe you are targeting the Breck 100 Ultra, the RME State Championship Series or your first XC race.  Regardless of your goal you want to start training now.  The first RME race is in early May and that may seem like a long way off, but starting now will get you prepared to nail your goals and come away satisfied with your result.   Deciding where to start in your training program is determined by your fitness level.  The worst thing … [Read more...]

Mountain Bike Racing at High Altitude and the Effect on the Body

Photo by Tomek Kaczmarek on Unsplash What happens to our bodies when we ride and race at high altitudes? If your coach has not prepared you for high altitude bike racing, then knowing the effects of altitude can help you with race day preparation. The effects of high altitude are well known and considerable. After our bodies reach around 7,000 feet above sea level, the saturation of oxyhemoglobin begins to plummet, this is known as hypoxia. While the Breckenridge 100 race begins at 9600 ft and … [Read more...]

New Race Times – Ridgeline Rampage

**Ridgeline Rampage times have been changed** Please read below to see your new start time. Ridgeline Rampage START TIMES & DISTANCE Marathon – 3 laps, 48 miles    Relay Team – 3 laps, 48 miles XC – 2 laps, 32 miles Appetizer, Juniors 15-18 – 1 lap, 16 miles Juniors 10-14 - 1 lap on short course, 10 miles   Marathon and XC Marathon Men Pro and Singlespeed                                     8:00 XC Men Pro and Singlespeed                                       … [Read more...]

Sunday July 16th Ridgeline Rampage!

We've cross referenced all the global climate models and forecasts, and have determined that it is almost a near impossibility for the race to get snowed out on our lucky third try.  So we're going to throw a summer pool party disguised as a bike race! Sunday July 16th it is. Stay tuned for all the juicy details. … [Read more...]