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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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Vail Lake Bike Park

Bike park at Vail Lake Vail lake has been open to the public to ride mountain bikes for several years now. Odds are if you are from Southern California you’ve been out there for a race or a ride. I have another blog about racing at vail lake (click here). Talk around the water cooler […]

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Riding Dirt Jumps with Matt

Dirt jumps in San Diego With all the skateparks and the few bike parks in or near San Diego being closed due to the “Rona”. Me and some of my friends have been finding and fixing up dirt jumps in the area. Very few spots still exist and out of those very few are fun […]

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Anderson Truck Trail MTB

Riding Anderson Truck Trail First rain of the year and me and a few buddies were able to make it out. Almost in between rain storms. Fingers crossed we get more rain this winter so: A- we get more days of riding like this and B- we are able to do maintenance on trails that […]

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Crestline Downhill Trail

Crestline Down Hill Trails As the “s” on the end of trail would indicate yes there are more than one trail(s) at in the Crestline area. The most notable being “Black Box”. below is a video of my first time riding this trail. Black Box Crestline Is a steep loose trial with a few jumps, […]

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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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Mountain Bike Training

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 […]

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Racing

SoCal Enduro Vail Lake

SoCal Enduro Vail lake round 2 – 03/01/202 With rain in the forecast, Round 2 was shaping up to be a good one! Waking up sunday to dry streets I knew that my dream of dirt like a moist chocolate chip cookie was not coming true. It ended up being a wired mix of cold […]

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Maxxis Assegai Tire Review

Maxxis Assegai Tire Review 29×2.50WT 3C MAXX GRIP 3CG/TR/DD Let’s get in to that alphabet soup, I bought a tire right? You might notice when looking at Maxxis tires that there are several letter options for most tires. Spending a little time to understand these abbreviations can help you optimize a tire for your personal […]