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PUMP TRACK PARTY – SPECIALIZED STYLE

Just your typical back-lot track, completely dialed, with brilliant bike-making people and elite bike-racing people:

October 22, 2014 : Posted In: Pump tracks : Comments (0)


SEEING GOD ON A CYCLOCROSS BIKE


If you read sites like mudandcowbells.com (which is excellent), you’ll sense the tone of awe, like cyclocross racers are touching God. That’s a sure sign they’re reaching a major state of Flow (capital F).

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September 26, 2014 : Posted In: Cyclocross,Skills/training : Comments (2)


BMX SKILLS CLINIC IN ROTTERDAM, NY OCT. 21


Join Coach Kevin Stiffler, a former New Yorker and champion BMX racer, for two hours of essential BMX skills.

This is the best $75 you’ll ever spend on your riding!

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September 15, 2014 : Posted In: BMX,Coaching : Comments (0)


DOUBLE DOUBLE PUMP PUMP DOUBLE RAIL!


‘Tis the season for backyard pump track madness, and the level just keeps escalating.

Coach Kevin Stiffler at my house yesterday:

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CRAZY AWESOMENESS AT MY PUMP TRACK


Last weekend we had the first pump track party of the fall, and some very skilled riders showed us what can be done. Super impressive.

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September 8, 2014 : Posted In: Pump tracks : Comments (1)


FOUR DAYS OF AWESOME IN PEORIA, IL


I had no idea mountain biking in the Midwest is so big—and excellent.

Just returned from four days of teaching and riding in Peoria, IL. Thoughts:

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August 22, 2014 : Posted In: Coaching,Trail : Comments (1)


ARM POSITION WHEN PUMPING?


Lee,

I have pump track envy! That just looks like so much fun.

I also have a question about arm/wrist position when pumping. I notice that some people cock/flex their wrist more at the grip that leads to a more elbows out position, and others keep their wrist more perpendicular to the bar and elbows more inline with their body. Which is correct? Or more effective?

Max

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August 6, 2014 : Posted In: Ask Lee,Pump tracks,Skills/training : Comments (5)


RIDING MY BACKYARD PUMP TRACK!

This track is as old as The Bugs, which makes it almost five years young. Finally, here are some riding videos: one of the kids, one of the dads.

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August 4, 2014 : Posted In: Pump tracks,Trail building : Comments (2)


PUMP TRACK AT DENVER GREEN SCHOOL!


Does your school have a pump track?

This one does, and it is sweet.

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July 29, 2014 : Posted In: Pump tracks,Trail building : Comments (4)


P3: AN EVEN BETTER TOOL FOR THE JOB?


At my coaching office (Valmont Bike Park in Boulder, CO) I generally churn out laps on a carbon, suspended 29er: either a Specialized Camber or Enduro. Up the dirt road, down the slalom or slopestyle, repeat, then some pump track and dirt jump laps. It’s park riding for old guys—or is it XC training for someone who prefers sine waves?

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July 18, 2014 : Posted In: Equipment,Pump tracks : Comments (0)


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