Intensity

Why you should start with intensity rather than base. Read More...

Practical pragmatism

Sometimes there is nothing wrong with the theoretical ideal, except that it is rather impractical for people with real lives.
Part 2 of this discussion of training approach continues where part 1 left off. Read More...

A training paradigm

Why do my programs look like they do?
Why don’t they look like so many of the ones the popular coaching books suggest you should follow?
In this series of posts on training approach I hope to answer these questions. Read More...

Mont 2011 - Ride the Kow

With Sparrow Hill still undergoing forestry operations, this years Mont will move directly across the King’s Highway into Kowen Forest.

Ride the Kow! Read More...

NVDIA

This entry has nothing to do with cycling and everything to do with maintaining a website. Read More...

Aim with your hips

if you want to get around a corner on your MTB without too much fuss - ie, the right way - you have to aim your hips where you want to go. Read More...

If it is Tuesday, it must be Whistler

Planning to take in all 7 bike parks with chair lifts in British Columbia is proving to be difficult - BC is a big place and three considerations don’t necessarily go together smoothly:
  • there is a logical order to ride the hills
  • there is a logical direction to drive between the hills
  • no one wants to spend too long on any one day sitting in a vehicle driving.

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Fast track to proficiency

In cross country mountain bike riding the biggest impediment to both really enjoyable recreational riding and successful club racing is the ability to ride fast and smooth over the trails. There is a fast way to get fast… Read More...

Shift lever surgery

Yesterday I spent about two hours playing with a jammed Shimano STI road lever (model 5600). I thought I had to shout about it to the world because today it works perfectly. Read More...