Do you need a power meter for your mountain bike?

Do you need a power meter for your mountain bike?

I’ve had a power meter on my road bike for years, but with a hefty price tag are they worth the investment on a MTB? I have come up with three questions and one bonus tip to give you some insight into how I came to my conclusion.  1) How are power meters useful? 2) … Continue reading Do you need a power meter for your mountain bike?

#MyRun Challenge

#MyRun Challenge – Five short running questions and answers

The #MYRUN challenge is the brain child of YouTuber Holding Name Required.  The aim is to answer 5 running related questions in under 3 minutes, and to challenge 3 others to do the same. https://youtu.be/cU1ShPjov10 The five questions & bloopers 1. Why do you run?2. What one piece of running advice would you give to … Continue reading #MyRun Challenge – Five short running questions and answers

How to stop heel striking

How to stop heel striking and improve overall running form in 2 easy steps

I came up with two easy steps to stop heel striking and improve my overall running form. Step one was to apply tape to my heels, which gave me audible and visual feedback to help me to land on my forefoot.  Once I was comfortable running on the balls of my feet, the next step … Continue reading How to stop heel striking and improve overall running form in 2 easy steps

TrailSage 2021 Recap, Awards & Bloopers

2021 Recap, awards and future goals

Looking back we had an awesome year on the trails, both on the mountain bike and with our running shoes. We took mountain biking trips to New England, and the Frederick Watershed, and even created a new Fly2Ride series were Per and I flew to different locations that featured an airport close by to a … Continue reading 2021 Recap, awards and future goals

Monocacy Hill, Birdsboro PA

Monocacy Hill Trail Run: Beautiful overlook, tough climb and awesome tech!

This place surprised me! Short but technical trail run at Monocacy Hill filled with abandon structures, rock scrambles, and a beautiful overlook. If you live in the Berks area and you are looking for a short, interesting and technical trail run or hike, Monocacy Hill in Birdsboro PA has got you covered.  There are ruins … Continue reading Monocacy Hill Trail Run: Beautiful overlook, tough climb and awesome tech!

Frederick Watershed, MD

“Every inch is a battle!” The most technical MTB ride at the Watershed – Just Ride Ep. 13

When you think of mountain biking at the Watershed in Frederick MD, I doubt endless rock gardens and boulder fields are the first things to pop into your head.  Well that is exactly what we rode, and it was amazing!  https://youtu.be/QKnxB-qumGE We started our ride from the Sand Flats parking lot and took Skink to … Continue reading “Every inch is a battle!” The most technical MTB ride at the Watershed – Just Ride Ep. 13

Frederick, MD, Watershed MTB

Drops, Slabs & Tech at the Watershed – Frederick, MD – Just Ride Ep. 12

This is one of my favorite MTB places to ride in Maryland! The Watershed in Frederick has it all, from techy rocks, huge slabs and challenging drops. It's been a year since I had been there and I was excited to see how much I had progressed. I remember being blown away by the tech … Continue reading Drops, Slabs & Tech at the Watershed – Frederick, MD – Just Ride Ep. 12

Bar Mitts

Save your fingers from freezing with some Bar Mitts – Winter riding gear

As a cyclist getting motivated to ride when it’s cold is hard if you don’t have the right gear. Bar Mitts are designed well, easy to install and work amazingly. With winter rolling in these are an absolute must if you ride outside all year round. If the temps are around the freezing mark I … Continue reading Save your fingers from freezing with some Bar Mitts – Winter riding gear

MTB at PineHills, Plymouth MA

“A great place to challenge your MTB skills” Pine Hills, Plymouth MA – Just Ride Ep. 11

If you are an intermediate rider looking to progress your skills, or a seasoned pro looking for some unique challenges Pine Hills in Massachusetts has you covered! Right off the lot you will be greeted with some big rock rollers and skinnies to test your grit. Of course, most of the features here have go-arounds … Continue reading “A great place to challenge your MTB skills” Pine Hills, Plymouth MA – Just Ride Ep. 11

Hoka Rincon 3

Hoka Rincon 3:  Fast, light, comfortable road shoe

The Hoka Rincon 3s have been great on my shorter runs and training days, and the springy, but comfortable midsole combined with the light weight makes this an absolute blast to run in. https://youtu.be/KoAok44UNh0 One of my favorite things about the original Rincons was the weight and I am happy to report although a tad … Continue reading Hoka Rincon 3:  Fast, light, comfortable road shoe