Whenever you do a race for the first time it is a learning experience. No matter what beta you get from friends and strangers who’ve participated in the event before, no matter how many race reports you read and how studiously you review the race profile and weather reports, you still run into the unexpected.
For the first time since 2005, the Tour of Utah included a women’s race. This year’s Tour of Utah Women’s edition had a star filled field featuring Alison Powers (winner of the Cedar City Gran Prix), Coryn Rivera, Tina Pic, Amber Neben, Meredith Miller and all of Utah’s top riders
With the most star-studded field in the race’s 10-year history, the Tour of Utah reach new heights, went to greater distances and stretched beyond the state’s borders for the first time ever.
September 10, 2014 – NICA today announced two new high school mountain biking leagues in Nevada and Idaho. With leagues in Utah, Colorado, and Colorado, the future of western mountain bike racing looks great.
Beets are a great source of inorganic nitrate, which have an effect on blood flow, muscle contraction and neurotransmission. In cycling this means that it takes less energy to perform at your normal pace. So how much should you take?
Photo of the Day September 9, 2014 – Bike Loading Zone on the S Line.
There are a lot of reasons that people hate this trail. They happen to be the same reasons I would tell you that it’s great. It’s hard. It’s in the middle of nowhere. It’s rocky, a good chunk of the trail is spent rolling over baby head sized boulders.
September 2014 Issue is now available as a PDF (8.5 mb download), Pick up a copy at your favorite bike shop in Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, N. AZ, or W. CO or other location!
For a number of years I have been making a bucket list of bike tours and some backpacking trips for the time after my retirement. Juggling when I retire for financial security for my family, yet being young and healthy enough for my planned excursions that will last upwards of 6 months has not been easy.
For the endurance athlete looking to eat during exercise, there are shelves worth of sports drinks, gels, and chews promising to boost performance. But, are they beneficial and, if so, which ones are the best?