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 […]

Endurance Cycling Coach. MTB and Road training and racing.

Welcome Associate Coach Erin Johnson

I’m pleased to announce that we have added another coach to our fast growing coaching group. Coach Erin Johnson brings another perspective to training. As a mom she knows the demands of a busy schedule and how to balance training and racing to be successful. I first meet Erin 3 years ago when she contacted us to […]

Endurance Cycling Coach. MTB and Road training and racing. MTBCoach Ben Stein Training plans, 100 mile training plan, stage race training plan, 50 mile training plan

Welcome Associate Coach Ben Stein

MTBCoach is proud to announce the addition of Associate Coach Ben Stein.  Ben comes to us with a wealth of experience and education in exercise science and physiology.  Ben’s experience in training and racing endurance sport will no doubt help our athletes. Benjamin (Ben) Stein is a Cat 1 mountain bike racer with nearly 10 years of […]

Do you need a coach?

I’ve heard some great reasons why  you need a coach.  I’ve even heard someone say “Everyone should have a coach”.  I’ve also heard a lot of different reasons why you don’t need a coach.  These reasons were not directed at me personally, but comments I’ve heard on the trail or ease dropping on friends and […]

Fruita MTB Camp 2013 Recap

The first MTB Coach spring training camp was a success. We had six people of varying skills, from beginner to expert take on some of best and most fun trails in Fruita CO. The Trek Colorado Racing Team attended to lead rides and give tips on riding and race throughout the weekend. The first day […]

Cyclocross Training Plans are now available.

New Cyclocross training plans are available. This is a 12 week CX (Cyclocross) plan for advanced road or MTB racers to  prepare for the short efforts of CX races.  The plan includes many high intensity on bike workouts, core strength for balance and agility,running and dismount/mount practice. Each week is 6-9 hrs worth of workouts, […]

Trick or Treat

In our neighborhood, we have a Halloween tradition.  The Sunday afternoon before Halloween we do trick or treating.  This is done during the day because the really scare creatures are less likely to attack us.  I’m talking about Coyotes, Bears and Mountain Lions that like to come out at night.  Also, it’s much warmer during […]

Old Man Winter has come early

This past week has brought a lot of snow.  At my home, 30inches.  This means that unless it warms up for a period of at least a week in the 50’s and 60’s my local trails are closed until April or May.   It’s unlikely that the weather will get warmer since  the highs have been […]

26in tube in a 29in wheel

While out on a ride with one of my ‘Niner friends, he got a flat.  The new tubes stem busted when it was getting pumped up.  This was the last 29in tube in our bags.  We did have an extra 26in tube, so we used that.  We had about 30 miles to get home, so […]