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Snow Summit Bike Park

Snow Summit Bike Park Opening day 2020, hell ya!.. It actually happened. Definitely a shaky start to 2020 but the Snow Summit Bike Park is officially open. In years passed they have opened towards the beginning of May. That means we’ve only missed out on a month of talking about how bad the breaking bumps […]

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Susanville Bike Park

Susanville Bike Park Video Location Check out my rides on Strava Bike Trails Overview The bike park has trails of varying skill levels. The trail in the video above has numerous small jumps, berms and wooden features. The are plenty of trails that are just meandering single track as well. I’m not sure of the […]

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Palomar Divide Gravel Ride

Palomar Divide Gravel Ride 85 miles 10,000 ft of climbing That is what I call a ride! One might ask; “Rob? why didn’t you ride with them?” simple answer.. Kathy is a savage and I am just a savage in training. Palomar Divide trail This is a moderately trafficked fire road. Starting on the north […]

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Vail Lake Bike Park

Vailocity Bike Park video key: 0:01 I talk about stuff 0:58 run down ladders 2:48 new stuff on “tippy top” (stava name, not my name) 3:39 more of me talking (pointless) 4:43 new stuff off the top 5:58 new step up 9:13 matco I put this blog up a while ago and will be updating […]

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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 […]

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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

Riding from Carlsbad to Palomar Mountain. 100.1 miles 9,700 ft of climbing 7:45 moving time. Cycling Palomar Mountain Chad and Clint are both mountain bikers. While they had road bikes. Chad had only had his for a few months and Clint’s was more of a commuter bike. At the time I didn’t even have a […]

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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 […]