Coach Jon Heidemann discusses how muscle flexibility, strength and neural coordination are the very basic characteristics of moving in humans. Effective training involves aspects rooted in all three characteristics. This 2nd article offers realistic suggestions on improving those characteristics through increasing your physical awareness, finding gyms or personal trainers to help you quantify and monitor progress, how to integrate Functional Movement Training (FMT) into your training program, and lastly the tools that are likely involved… Read more
RidingGravel.com and Mountain Bike Radio founder and 303 partner Ben Welnak originally started the AntiEpic Gravel Grinder, and this year (due to his move to North Dakota) handed the reigns over to the Rocky Mountain Cycling Club, which took place on Saturday under blue skies… Read more
Do you know a junior cyclist who enjoys writing, would enjoy spreading the word about how awesome cycling is and what it means to them, and maybe even win some cool stuff?
Nick Traggis of Boulder Sports Management is offering such an opportunity. Spread the word to all the junior cyclists you know.
The deadline is April 22nd Read more
The Bob Cook Memorial Mt Evans Hill Climb is an iconic bicycle race that takes place on the highest paved road in the United States – 14,264 feet above sea level. It was run for the first time in 1962, and has run consecutively, with the exception of 3 times, so this is considered the 51st year of the event! The race was renamed in 1981 in honor of five-time race winner Bob Cook, who died of cancer at the age of 23.
One of the most challenging events in the country, it has a rich and inspiring history.
With both Gran Fondo and USA Cycling Categories, if it’s not on your bucket list, it should be. Read more