Several of our riders are now training with power, so we’ve been able to expand our vocabulary to incorporate some really great concepts into our training for all racers on the team. Heart rate data shows how each rider responds to the load of the training — but because heart rate is attached to all […]
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WINTER PARK, CO. July 12, 2021 Nine Cascadia Junior Cycling riders from Bend and Portland attended USA Cycling’s Mountain Bike National Championship last weekend in Winter Park, Colorado, with a win and two other podium finishes. Jenna Raymond, age 15 from Bend, was competing in her first national championship among a very […]
Last night, the XC & All MTN Teams started the practice with a classroom session about getting lower in the corners, followed by riding with a partner through tight sequences to share ideas / movements / have fun. Coaches Lev Stryker, Tim Evens and Landon Farnworth rode in the mix and gave the lesson while […]
What kind of gear do I need for my child to ride mountain bikes? Let’s begin with what gear does not always work well for young riders and why: Helmets: should be adjustable to fit well, have good coverage of the front, sides and back of the head; and must have air-flow. All un-vented helmets […]
Announced on March 30, the revised school schedule require us to change our practice times. There are approximately five different school schedules to consider for every day. We are shooting down the middle to allow a majority of riders from most schools to participate in a practice without cutting too far into the evening. If […]
Cascadia Junior Cycling had a very productive season building relationships between teammates, working on skills, building fitness and providing safe, enjoyable opportunities to ride in amazing places. Congratulations to all of the riders who put in the hard work to improve your riding. And thank you to the families for joining us and to the […]
UPDATED August 11, 2021 If no update is posted / emailed / texted, then practice is ON. If practice is cancelled, we will post on the homepage and notify you by email, TeamSnap & text if your number is in the system. Decision timeframe: we want to make the call close enough to the start […]
A Prelude to Our Fall Riding Season All new families and riders changing groups are invited to an open house to get familiar with our space, meet some coaches, review your equipment, and enjoy some refreshments. Physical distancing requirements for this event:
Practicing drops is a great way to work on timing, coordination, pressing and absorbing. Thanks to Rebecca Hynes for coming out to film Coaches Lev & Bill as they work through some options on Funner Trail in Bend, OR.