Training

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?

The BEET: Episode 2 with Anna Kelso

Anna Kelso, 3rd in Women's 40+ Category of 2020 APEX
Since our second episode of The BEET premieres in May, we’re keeping with our Mother’s Day theme and bringing you advice for training when you have kids at home. Anna is a single mom, with two elementary school-age children at home. She also races for Sugar Beets Cycling at the pro level and finished 3rd in the Women’s 40+ category at the inaugural Pikes Peak APEX. What's her secret?

The BEET: Episode 1 with Celeste Cannon

Celeste Cannon, Stage 1 of 2020 APEX
Episode 1 features Celeste Cannon, 2nd place finisher in the Women’s 40+ category at last year’s Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox, who just happens to be the two-time reigning Colorado State XC Champion. Celeste tells us what she is doing differently this season to prepare. It’s something all of us should be tuned in to! Take a look, and bear with us..it was a little windy when this was shot.

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.