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Palomar Divide Gravel Ride

Palomar Divide Gravel Ride Where do I begin with this one?.. Well first I didn’t do this ride. With good reason too!.. These ladies are f*cking savages. I know my limitations and I didn’t want to get in their way. My role in this was simple: bring cookies, chips and water to the top of […]

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Palomar Mountain Century Ride

Carlsbad to Palomar Mountain, Century road ride. 100.1 miles, 9,700 ft of climbing, 7:45 moving time. Cycling Palomar Mountain We are 3 mountain bikers that hardly ride road bikes. That decided to ride from the coast in Carlsbad to the top of Palomar mountain and back. I hadn’t been on a road bike for years […]

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Enduro Mountain Bike training rides

Energy systems and training rides. So to expand on my first blog “Enduro MTB structured training” I wanted to talk more about the 3 basic types of training rides. Aerobic Anaerobic Vo2max Applying these 3 focuses to “training rides” ensures that you are developing the different energy systems of the body. That improves your body’s […]

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Enduro MTB structured training.

Why would you need to structure your rides? This would be for the individual that is looking to improve not only physical fitness but also technical riding ability. Setting up as few as 3 structured rides a week can ensure a continual adaptation to training stimulus (progress). You are also less likely to over train […]