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5 solid tips on how to mountain bike with more confidence

May 07, 2017

Eager to head to the trail? But weary of what the winter havoc has done to the terrain? Tree’s down, trails eroded, new rocks exposed. The winter weather has transformed a familiar singletrack you may have known so well now to a technical  knobby extravaganza. For some this can be the stoke they can’t wait […]

Riding after the Rain

Mar 02, 2017

Tackling the Trails and getting time to ride with the winter we have had has not been the easiest of years. Its been great for our snow sports and optimal for the drought but trickier for trail time. Although,when you can swing it rain, snow or shine there is something to be said about the […]

How and where do you want to ride in 2017?

Jan 10, 2017

“It’s better to be at the bottom of the ladder you want to climb than at the top of the one you don’t.” ~ Stephen Kellogg Regardless of your present riding ability there is always a skill or something revolving around your time on the bike that you could refine. Setting a goal is not […]

Tis the season to give the gift to shred! GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE

Dec 13, 2016

Gift Certificate We will throw in a free shirt or hat with a gift certificate purchase when purchased before the new year! Specify your preference by shooting us an email or call!    

Weeeee….Pop a Wheelie

Oct 06, 2016

What gives me the biggest smile is watching my six year old daughter with such grit attempt again and again to pop a wheelie. And most recently is my two year old  mimicking everything her big sister is doing on and off the bike. Wheelie- Or in our technical mountain bike jargin “wheel lifts”.  Everybody […]

THE SLUMP and roll

Sep 06, 2016

Regardless of how strong and fit you are there is a pretty good chance your form and posture is less than optimal when on your bike. As you are reading this are your shoulders rolling forward, back rounded, core completely un-engaged? If so, sit up, lengthen your spine and roll your shoulders back. Good job.  […]

Out the airplane window what do you see?

Jul 05, 2016

Have you ever been on a flight across the country and looked out your window and wondered, hmmm is there a singletrack way way down there that is ripping? I feel incredibly fortunate to have spent 8 plus years coaching in these random towns we  may just get a peak from a window seat. Some […]

Foam Roller: Fit it in!

Jun 01, 2016

Your bike is ready but are you? Tight hamstrings, stiff back, tense shoulders, and mediocre core strength. Does any of this sound familiar? It is no surprise many cyclists have aching bodies. It is a sport that utilizes most of the bio-mechanics of the body. Arms are alert when holding onto the grip, legs are […]

Spring Fever-Get inspired

May 01, 2016

The snow is melting and the trails are tacky.  Spring Fever has arrived. Your bike is in need of a good tune up, and its time to order those new tires. Not to forget the world cup is happening full throttle. And Sea Otter has inspired motivated and lured old time riders and newbies to […]

To Learn or Not to Learn…

Jan 06, 2016

“ In every sport a professional has a coach. If you want to get better get a coach. If you think you are the best, there is ALWAYS room to learn more” -Increased confidence on the bike -increased ability to ride challenging terrain -increase in social connections. Opens up the opportunity to ride with advanced […]