There is something satisfyingly refreshing about riding over crunchy fall leaves as you power through a turn on your favorite trail. Crisp autumn air bites your skin. The season is changing. Make sure your bike is ready to take on the changing temperatures and trail conditions that come with it. Get dialed in for the ride of your life.
Tire pressure is one of the simplest changes you can make to your ride but the results you’ll see are not small at all. Getting the right tire pressure will not only preserve the life of your tires; it can impact the comfort of your ride more that frame and wheel choice combined. Finding the right tire pressure is no longer an elusive and time-consuming task. AddingTyreWiz to your mountain bike gives you the tools you need to easily achieve optimal tire pressure. This real time tire pressure sensor monitors air pressure in real-time and relays the data to a cycling computer or app, providing you with personalized recommendations and pressure alerts.
Adding power to your mountain bike is a great way to improve your strength, endurance, and speed. The SRAM XX1 EagleDUB power meter brings the accuracy and durability of the Quarq power meter line to the world of mountain biking, giving you the tools you need to reach new personal records and maximize your gains. The broad compatibility of the line means finding the right fit for your bike is as easy as picking your favorite trail.
Mountain bike suspension is becoming more customizable, but that doesn’t mean it needs to be more complicated. ShockWiz is a suspension tuning system for air-sprung mountain bikes that takes the guess work out of finding your suspension’s sweet spot. Get automated tuning recommendations, a shock turning score, and dial in the ride of your life. ShockWiz is designed of all riders and riding styles.
SRAM team James Meyer and Nate Keck broke the Leadville tandem course record this weekend, setting a new mark at 7:46:04 and knocking 28 minutes off the 8:14:11 ride set by Roca Roja Rollers in 2018.
Breaking records and tackling 103 miles on a bicycle built for two requires strategy, communication, and a bike that is up to the task. Meyer and Keck chose Ventana’s El Conquistador de Montañas to power through the grueling climbs as they raced to the finish line.
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The team averaged a combined 380 watts for the day. Leadville has 5 major climbs. Keeping the effort even for the full day was key. Average power on the climbs: -St. Kevins: 586 -Sugarloaf: 519 -Columbine: 464 -Powerline: 435 -Carter Summit: 482 Final effort was Captain at 77kg, 230 NP, 3.0 W/kg and Stoker at 68kg, 210 NP, 3.1 W/kg.
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