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PILATES ON THE PUMP TRACK


Last week my wife and I took a private Pilates class, and it turns out I suck at sitting, standing, walking and pretty much everything else. Our teacher Jordan at Rally Sport Boulder gave me some homework, and I’ve been mixing it into my everyday activities.

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September 19, 2012 : Posted In: Pump tracks,Skills/training : Comments (6)


PUMPING TURNS WITH HEATHER IRMIGER


With the Winter Park Enduro this weekend, yesterday XC champ Heather Irmiger and I worked on pumping corners.

This skill builds the base of braaap.

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July 24, 2012 : Posted In: Coaching,Pump tracks,Skills/training : Comments (1)


MY P.3 RIPS THE LOWER VALMONT PUMP TRACK

Watch world champion 15X BMX racer Collin Hudson tear up the lower Valmont pump track on my P.3. I handed him the bike, he took 0.1 seconds to adjust to the suspension and wheels, then he rocked these amazing laps.

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HELPING A PUMP TRACK NOOB

Hi Lee. I’ve been desperately trying to ride our local pump track for a few weeks already. I’ve tried everything I can but don’t seem get anywhere near anything that resembles what I see on the net. What am I doing wrong here? Really hope somebody can help. I’ve resorted to going public with a video of my riding despite how bad it is just so I can get some feedback on what I should be doing.

Dynamodayak Ngieng

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July 23, 2012 : Posted In: Ask Lee,Pump tracks,Skills/training : Comments (5)


NON-STANDARD BERM IDEAS


A purchaser of Welcome to Pump Track Nation is thinking outside the box.

Some thoughts:

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July 6, 2012 : Posted In: Pump tracks,Trail building : Comments (4)


STAFFORD LAKE BIKE PARK FLOW TRACK


Stoked: I just delivered specs for a pump/jump/flow/race track that Hilride will build at Stafford Lake Bike Park in Marin.

This track is designed for all levels of riders—and for head-to-head racing! Here’s the overview:

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June 19, 2012 : Posted In: Pump tracks,Trail building : Comments (0)


5 BENEFITS A PUMP TRACK WILL BRING TO YOUR CITY

A guest piece from Shawn Wilson, owner of Epicenter Cycling in Aptos, CA and designer of the original Epicenter Pump Track.

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May 26, 2012 : Posted In: Pump tracks : Comments (1)


DESIGNING A PUMP TRACK FOR STAFFORD LAKE BIKE PARK


Hand tools are stacked in the garage, but the Mac is fired up. I’m working on a pump track design for the Stafford Lake Bike Park in Marin.

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ARE THERE DIMINISHING RETURNS FROM ONGOING PUMP TRACK USE?


This is one of the best questions in a long time. That’s why it got buried in my email.

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May 23, 2012 : Posted In: Ask Lee,Pump tracks,Skills/training : Comments (13)


POPULAR MECHANICS MAGAZINE: HOW TO BUILD A PUMP TRACK


A story in Popular Mechanics magazine is a sure sign the Pump Track Nation is going mainstream.

Check out the spread:

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May 22, 2012 : Posted In: Pump tracks,Trail building : Comments (3)


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