The town-line sprint features in most group rides. Here’s how to beat out your squadmates, and do it effectively — not to mention safely.
I figured the former pro rider and experienced group-ride leader (this past June, he led a tour over gravel roads in the Catalan countryside) would have some tips for a successful century ride.
Saturday’s Bald Eagle stage concluded the 2015 Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic seven-day stage race. Despite being a relatively short stage, this one is never easy—especially for those racing for a position. For many racers, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]