Mountain Bike Race

Rider Spotlight Video: Russell Finsterwald

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.'

Hone Your Mental Skills for Big Mountain Bike Rides

Managing Pre-Race Anxiety
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.

Colorado Springs Business Journal: Mountain Bike Race to Focus on Economic Impact

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.