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The MTB Rider and Fatigue – Pt 2 Managing Fatigue

In our previous article we talked about what your riding fatigue actually was and a little about how it occurs within your body. Now we look at what we can do to lessen the fatigue. Increasing Your Lactate Threshold and Fatigue Resistance Your lactate threshold is a term used to describe the maximum steady effort…
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The MTB Rider and Fatigue – Pt 1 What’s Happening?

Whether you are a beginner mountain biker or have many years of riding under your knobby tyres, with the effort of riding comes fatigue. That burning sensation in your muscles and later, the persistent reluctance from your body to perform any further that day. But, what exactly is happening? At any given time you have…
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MTB Endurance Races – 4 To 24 Hours

MTB Endurance Races 4 To 24 hours MTB Endurance races such as 4, 6, 8, 12 and 24 hours sounds like a daunting undertaking on an MTB, especially to someone new to the sport. However, the beauty of MTB endurance races is that they are open to riders with a wide range of skill, fitness…
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IMBA Rules of the Trail

IMBA - Rules of the Trail The International Mountain Bike Association has been offering guidance to mountain bike groups around the world for decades. During that time they have developed a set of rules for mountain bikers to follow which promotes courtesy, continued access to trails and safety among mountain bikers themselves as well as…
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