Category Archives: Mountain Biking
After a very successful altitude training trip last year, I decided to take full advantage of my remote working privileges for another sojourn to the high country. This time around, thanks to fellow Xterra off-road triathlon pro Emma Garrard and … Continue reading
The Xterra East championship in Richmond, VA is easily my favorite stop on the US Pro tour. Taking full advantage of Richmond’s status as the best river town in America, the swim, bike, and run are in and along the … Continue reading
With IMBA epic mountain bike trails weaving through Alabama’s largest state park, Oak Mountain is the perfect venue for the XTERRA Southeast championship, which doubled this year as the USAT off-road triathlon national championship.
Just outside of Greenville, NC the EC Velo Bicycle Post Mountain Bike Trails offer up 11 miles of challenging and exhilarating single track with ample shade as a respite from the heat. The trails are built and maintained by the … Continue reading
The XTERRA West Championship in Las Vegas, NV marked the start of the XTERRA US pro tour. With my season debut at XTERRA Costa Rica derailed by stomach issues, it served as my first real test against the increasingly competitive … Continue reading
Saturday, April 25th marks the start of the XTERRA US Pro tour with the West Championship in Lake Las Vegas, Nevada. It will be my first time racing the event, and I’ll have my hands full against a stacked field … Continue reading
On Sunday I competed in my first ever road race, Darby Roubaix, capping a weekend of camping at Bandits Roost and riding the phenomenal singletrack at W. Kerr Scott Dam.
Costa Rica seemed like as good a place as any for my first international race. After a brutal east coast winter, the chance to trade snow for sunscreen in March made the decision all the easier.
Sans bugs and crowds, the winter months are a perfect time to explore the awe inspiring and tranquil natural places in and around Durham County. Some great places to start are the Duke Forest and Eno River State Park. Click … Continue reading
Contrary to the onslaught of bike industry advertising, the most surefire way to mountain bike faster, more safely, and with maximal enjoyment is to upgrade your skills, not your bike. Books, articles, and ads targeting cross country mountain bikers and … Continue reading