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Learning 360’s

Learning 360’s on my Dirt Jumper I guess the irony here lies in the fact that where I am currently at in my journey on bikes. Is exactly the same place as someone that is 20 years younger than me.. nonetheless a 14 year old local rider and I built a jump to learn a […]

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Greg Cox Bike Park

Greg Cox Bike Park The newest bike friendly facility in San Diego. The Greg Cox Bike Park has: Above ground pump track 3 wooden jump lines Small bike pump track and several other skills oriented features Compared to the all dirt Sweetwater Bike Park. The Greg Cox Bike Park is smaller but still just as […]

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Gravel Riding Places to ride

Gravel Ride Vailocity Bike Park

“Can you jump a gravel bike?” Sadly when you google that, this is the first thing you see… Gravel ride vailocity bike park Jumping your gravel bike Yes, while I agree you are defineley most likely to snap your bike upon landing a jump. What we discovered on this day was.. If you don’t case […]

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Sprockids San Diego

What is Sprockids San Diego? Sprockids is a non profit organization helping the youth engage in mountain biking. Focusing on: Strategies Life skills Community Stewardship All taught by a group of true mountain bike and outdoor enthusiasts. Sporkids at the Vailocity Bike park I was introduced to Sprockids San Diego by board member Scott Isgitt. […]

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Challenged Athletes Foundation 200 mile ride

Meet Lance Weir Lance is the reason for this 200 mile excursion. In his early 20’s, Lance Shattered his C5 vertebrae and became a quadriplegic. I have been fortunate to know Lance for a few years now. I have also been fortunate enough to both pilot and push his custom bike in those years. Sitting […]

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Gravel Riding Places to ride

San Diego FKT

San Diego FKT an epic gravel ride What is an FKT? FKT now has a double meaning. More traditionally recognized as Fastest Known Time. If your not really interested in setting the world on fire with your blazing speed you can adopt this new kind of FKT: Funnest Known Time As stated in the video, […]

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Gravel Riding product reviews

Spinergy GXX Review

Unboxing the new Spinergy GXX wheel Spinergy GXX Review Kathy originally got these wheels shipped to her back in the beginning of September 2020. We were out in Idaho after I raced the BME Big Sky. She was getting ready for the Fist Full of Dirt gravel race in Cody Wyoming. Spinergy needed a “ringer” […]

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IRC Boken Double Cross

IRC Boken Double Cross Tire Review What is the IRC Boken Double cross? Intended as a “dual sport” tire. It was made to be used for Cyclocross racing as well as aggressive gravel riding a racing. Tire sizing The IRC Boken Double Cross come in: 700 x 33 700 x 38 700 x 42 Tire […]

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Bike Shops San Marcos

Lost Cyclery San Marcos Bike Shop I have to credit Lost Cyclery in having the best location of any bike shop in San Diego. Conveniently located next to Lost Abbey Brewery. Bikes and beers have long gone hand in hand. Not necessarily drinking beer and then riding your bike. Any one that has subjected themselves […]

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Mountain bike training recovery tips

Mountain bike training recovery tips What does recovery mean? Training, racing or anything that places a mental and physical demand on your body will require some type of recovery. This type of stimulus is generally categorized as stress. Applying stress to the body during training is necessary for performance gains. Performance is gained by adapting […]