Although cycling is a low impact sport and often recommended for athletes with knee issues from running, there are still risks to the knees with cycling.
There are many factors that affect the ability to generate power on a bike and turn that into forward momentum. One of them is saddle-position: height and fore-aft.
On a full suspension bike a level saddle often becomes nose up if the rear suspension sags more than the front. XC riders may want to then tilt their saddle down…
The Fire Road is a 100km (60 mile) dirt road race held in southern Utah that has been steadily attracting a larger and deeper list of riders over the past few years.
This year marked the 4th Fire Road which offers up 3 metric distances: 25km, 60km and 100km, as well as a short kid’s race.
If you suffer from riding-related pain in your feet, knees, hips, lower back, shoulders and neck, wrists or hands, or just wear yourself out faster than seems reasonable, something is not right with your bike – body relationship.
Leroy Popowski (Juwi – Slipstream) and Rhae Shaw (Liv Giant) were the first placed men’s and women’s riders at the Fire Road 100km race on Saturday July 5th at Cedar City.
If you want to ride like a pro, it helps to do as they do. For Tom, doing regular core strengthening exercises is how he rides powerfully and pain-free. But importantly, this book is not just for aspiring pros. It is for any cyclist at any level who would like their body to function better, both on and off the bike.
McCoy Flats Trail System in Vernal is under threat from a planned truck bypass route that would cut through the heart of the trail system.
Listed below are the cross country mountain bike race series centered in northern Utah. All these events, with the exception of the High School League, cater to the full range of rider categories from beginner through sport, expert to pro, men and women, and ages from pre-teens to 50 plus.