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Set These 3 Goals NOW to Prepare for September

Preparing for The APEX

What do you dream about when your imagination drifts to mountain biking on a sunny afternoon when you are supposed to be working? Do you picture yourself rubbing elbows with Evelyn Dong? Can you feel the schralp of your tires carving a caramel-colored berm?  Do you lose yourself in the lush green valley below as you top a mega climb?

Micah Rice interviewed by CTS's Adam Pulford about The Future of Cycling

Adam Pulford interviews race director, cyclist and sports events professional Micah Rice. They talk about what types of cycling events are leading change in the U.S., why the destination and experience at races are changing how participants are choosing their races and Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox.

Rider Spotlight: Chris Carmichael

Chris Carmichael riding Stage 1 of the 2020 APEX
We spent some time last month catching up with renowned endurance coach, Chris Carmichael, who finished 3rd in the Master’s 60+ category at last year’s APEX. Founder of Carmichael Training Systems (CTS), Carmichael was an Olympian and professional cyclist before embarking on a coaching career and founding CTS in 2000.

Your CTS Training Plan for The Pikes Peak APEX

CTS Training Plan for the Pikes Peak APEX

The Pikes Peak APEX is proud to partner with CTS, a leader in endurance coaching, to deliver your complimentary training plan. CTS has developed a 10-week plan for riders who want to prepare for the demands of this 4-day mountain bike challenge. Detailed workout descriptions, sample workouts and the download link can be accessed here.

Tips from the Pros: Staying Motivated while Social Distancing

We reached out to some pros and asked them how they are staying motivated while they’re inside or isolated during the Coronavirus outbreak. They had great ideas to help us get through, and even make the most of this time.