mtb stage race

TransRockies Classic MTB Stage Race Recap

I’m finally raising my head up from sand after competing in the 2019 TransRockies Classic 7 day mtb stage race.  This event traversed the Canadian Rockies from Panorama B.C. Canada to Fernie B.C. Canada. Riding 350m/550km and 39000’/12000m elevation gain over 7 days in remote parts of the Canadian Rockies. This is an event I […]

New Year, New Season, New Goals

Welcome to a new year and a new season of racing.   With the first of the races within a few months, January is the good time to start setting your goals and start training.   There are a lot of winter training options within Colorado; Fat biking, graveling riding, XC and Backcountry skiing and of course […]

Tips For Cycling in Inclement Weather

Cycling is one of the healthiest and greenest ways to travel, but unfortunately Mother Nature doesn’t always take our commute into consideration. Cycling can be a great way to travel regardless of the weather, but only if you plan ahead. Here are some top tips for cycling in bad weather. In the Rain Lighten up: […]

Apple Watch for Tracking HRV, Resting Heart Rate and Sleep

The Apple Watch is recording a lot of great information for workouts and rest data, such as sleep, HRV and Resting Heart Rate.  I’ve been using the Apple Watch to record my non-cycling workouts and tracking HRV, Resting Heart Rate and sleep.  This is a valuable information for a coach.  It shows how your body […]

triathlon coaching

Now Offering Triathlon Coaching

MTBCoach is pleased to announce the addition of Triathlon coaching to our list of coaching services. Our Triathlon Coaching service is perfect for the new or experienced triathlete.  Our program offers coaching for Sprint, Olympic, half Ironman and Full Ironman distances and XTERRA.  Whether you are looking to compete in your first event, get a new […]

Mountain Bike Racing at High Altitude and the Effect on the Body

If your coach has not prepared you for high altitude bike racing, then knowing the effects of altitude can help you with race day preparation. The effects of high altitude are well known and considerable. After our bodies reach around 7,000 feet above sea level, the saturation of oxyhemoglobin begins to plummet, this is known as hypoxia. […]

How to Train and Race with a Cycle Computer

Using  a cycle computer during your rides is an fun way to see how many miles you did,  how many calories you burned, or uploading to Strava see your route and KOMs.   Understanding how to train and race with a cycle computer will help you meet your goals and improve your performance. Many cycle computers […]

MTBCoach Official Training Partner for Warriors Cycling Events

We are excited to announce that MTBCoach is the official training partner for Warriors Cycling events.  Warriors Cycling promotes premier off road endurance and ultra endurance races in Colorado.  MTBCoach will provide coaching, training plans, nutrition guidance and race preparation for Warriors Cycling events. Breck 100 The test is waiting for you on Saturday July 29th. Featuring a sprawling course […]

MTBCoach Official Training Partner for Mudslinger Events

We are excited to announce that MTBCoach is the official training partner for Mudslinger Events.  Mudslinger Events promotes premier cycling and running races in Oregon.  MTBCoach will provide coaching, training plans, nutrition guidance and race preparation for Mudslinger Events. In addition, between now and Jan 31, MTBCoach athletes that sign up for the High Cascades 100 or […]