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Mad River Enduro Recap

Mad River Enduro Recap

A few weeks ago a few of the MTB Experience race team members completed the Mad River Enduro. This Enduro is so popular it sold out in 4 hours. Upon registering all racers were prepped for what was to come their way with this disclaimer: These trails are steep and...

Enduro World Series- Northstar

Enduro World Series- Northstar

Enduro World Series Northstar California Recap by Kim Rafter and Sara Schneider Northstar California hosted the 7th of 8 Enduro World Series (EWS) races over the August 23-25, 2019 weekend. The event offered three levels of competition: EWS (qualified international...

Ensenada Enduro Recap

Ensenada Enduro Recap

As soon as I arrived at Horsepower Ranch Friday afternoon there was a shuttle van of people getting loaded up. They were going to pre-ride stages 1&2. It took over an hour in traffic to drive across town to get to Stage 1. Once we were pedaling the climb up was...

California Enduro Series- Ashland Recap

California Enduro Series- Ashland Recap

The end of the series was in Ashland Oregon and just so we didn’t get comfy, the weather predicted rain and snow for the race. Here is how it went: Thursday: Pre-ride stages 1 and 2. Last year when Kim and I raced we went up the 8 mile fire road climb to stages 1 and...

California Enduro Series- Kamikaze Games Recap

California Enduro Series- Kamikaze Games Recap

Last year the Kamikaze games ate me up and spit me out. It was my first time racing at Mammoth. I had altitude sickness, raced blind and pretty much crashed my way to the finish line. This year I had our amazing enduro team along for the ride. One of our coaches Heidi...

California Enduro Series- Big Bear Recap

California Enduro Series- Big Bear Recap

A few weeks ago Sara and I went to Big Bear Lake, California for the Crafts n Cranks Enduro. Here is a timeline recap of our adventure (times approximate and merely noted for a general reference): Thursday 6pm Leave Grass Valley for Visalia California, halfway point...

Happy Father’s Day to the Men of MTB EXP

Happy Father’s Day to the Men of MTB EXP

For Father’s Day we would like to thank all the men in our lives, not just the dads. We are MTB girls. This means we are a fun but big pain in the ass. And we need to say thank you. Thank you for shuttling us. Even though we never return the favor for you and your...

Words to Remember

Words to Remember

I don't know how you knew...but you must have known I needed a little help right about now....so thank you. Everyone asks, who is your favorite rider? Is it hard to pick one? I mean, there are so many fantastic riders, past and present to choose from, right? I'll tell...