Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic 2015, Stage 6: Staying motivated

May 29th, 2015 by Peter Glassford | Posted in News, Skills, Technique | No Comments »

We’re almost done with a long, hard week at Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic—it’s been a great week, but my legs are definitely starting to feel the miles. Stage 6, Tussey Ridge, is the queen […]


Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic 2015, Stage 5: The importance of planning

May 29th, 2015 by Peter Glassford | Posted in News, Skills, Technique | No Comments »

On Thursday, it was onto Stage 5 at Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic stage race in State College, Penn. This stage was a tough one for me last year because it is a remote one out of […]


Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic 2015, Stage 4: Go hard, for the fun of it

May 27th, 2015 by Peter Glassford | Posted in News, Skills, Technique | No Comments »

Endurance racing resumed Wednesday at the Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic with the “gravel day.” High-speed pack riding and mixed terrain have made this one of my favourite days of the race. Some racers will […]


Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic 2015, Stage 3: Enduro day

May 26th, 2015 by Peter Glassford | Posted in News, Skills, Technique | No Comments »

We’re almost at the halfway mark of the seven-day Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic in Emmaus, Penn., and it’s the enduro stage.


Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic 2015, Stage 2: Getting aero and keeping doubt at bay

May 25th, 2015 by Peter Glassford | Posted in News, Skills, Technique | No Comments »

Welcome back to my report from 2015 Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic, a seven-day mountain bike stage race in central Pennsylvania. My intent as we go through the week is to go beyond the athlete blog and […]


Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic 2015: Stage 1 report and analysis

May 25th, 2015 by Peter Glassford | Posted in News, Skills, Technique | No Comments »

The Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic kicked off with an individual time trial Sunday near State College, Pennsylvania. A seven-day race is always a large undertaking but TS Epic makes the week’s fun more accessible with […]


Climbing tips from Christian Meier

April 28th, 2015 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Feature, Skills, Technique, Training | No Comments »

Orica-GreenEdge pro Christian Meier is not a natural mountain goat, which is exactly why he’s learned how to survive and prosper on gruesome slopes. Canadian Cycling Magazine contributor Steve Thomas caught up with him to talk ab out fighting gravity.