Tag: mtb racing

Is Enduro Totally Enduro, or is it Just Enduro? Yes! Wait, What?

If you were to ask 100 mountain bikers to define Enduro mountain bike racing, you would get 100 different answers. This is because enduro, as a sport, is still more of a concept than a discipline, and at its core is essentially a mountain bike stage race that requires riders to use trail bikes for...

/ August 8, 2014

Understanding the Super-D

If someone asked you to describe a Super-D, what would you say? Would you say it’s a “gravity” style discipline? Yes, that would be true. Would you say it’s a blending of cross-country and downhill riding? Yes, that would be true too. Would you say that a Super-D course can include a single-track with an...

/ July 15, 2014

MTBO Camps Build Winners

Camps promote repetitive technical work, intervals, endurance rides, and strength training as hallmarks of a good mountain bike and orienteering training programs.

/ June 2, 2009

MTBO Race Formats (Part II)

Mountain Bike Orienteering (MTBO) can consist of several styles of race formats that include three distinct categories: Competitive, Alternative, and Experimental.

/ May 1, 2009

MTBO Race Formats (Part I)

Mountain Bike Orienteering (MTBO) can consist of several styles of race formats that include three distinct categories: Competitive, Alternative, and Experimental.

/ March 28, 2009

The Way Forward for American MTBO

The way forward for mountain bike orienteering is to either get existing orienteering clubs to embrace MTBO or form our own mountain bike orienteering clubs.

/ March 18, 2009