Mountain Bike Race
Hear why Finsty is looking forward to his first true mountain bike race this year at Pikes Peak APEX. The home town legend knows the region's trails like the back of his hand, and he's looking forward to ripping some singletrack in a 'proper mountain bike race'. Hear more about his advice for riders coming to The APEX and why he's looking forward to a 'fun 4 days of racing.'
VIDEO: In ep. 4 of The APEX podcast, John sits down with professional privateer and challenger Ryan Standish. They chat about Ryan's favorite parts of The APEX along with his training goals for 2022!
The physical side of training gets the lion’s share of attention, but when athletes are evenly matched in power output, technical skill, and VO2 max, mental skills can make all the difference. Whether you are racing to win, pursuing a personal best, or riding at party pace, a mountain bike stage race like the Pikes Peak APEX presents unique mental challenges. Just as you train your body to prepare for the miles and technical challenges, it is wise to use time during training and tune-up races to hone your mental skills.
The physical challenge of high altitude and awesome alpine views make Colorado an international cycling destination. The APEX is in good company with some upcoming races. If you're looking to race this summer, make sure to click below and check out this list on Colorado.com.
The inaugural four-day, multistage mountain bike race draws pros and locals to showcase Colorado Springs’ world-class trails and generate funds to improve them.
A new mountain bike racing event with a mission to drive economic impact and improve trails and open spaces throughout the Pikes Peak region is ready to roll at Palmer Park Sept. 24.