Mountain Bike Coach James Wilson

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Regardless if you’re an XC racer, weekend downhiller, experienced enduro champion, or a mountain bike beginner who’s just looking to keep up with your friends, these programs will make you faster, stronger and better on the trail—so start improving today!

James Wilson
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Mountain Bike Coach
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I’m kind of a home-body. I mean, I’ve got everything I need at home. My family, my dog, my bike and my gym. But sometimes I have to travel and get out of that comfort zone. Like today…I’m waking up in Bend Oregon. I’m here to present at the Venture Outdoor Worx conference, where my pedal...

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Well, it’s official - Ryan Leech is one of my favorite people on planet Earth. Rarely does someone live up to their internet persona but Ryan really is one of the nicest, most giving guys out there. I’ve had the chance to talk with Ryan via Skype several times (a lot of them are published as podcasts) but...

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When I first started MTB Strength Training Systems in 2005 my main goal was to help other mountain bikers discover the power of a 21st century strength and conditioning program. In the last 12 years I’ve had the good fortune to help thousands of riders through my online training and coaching programs, but...

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This month marks a big milestone for me - it’s the 2-year anniversary of the Catalyst Pedals! That’s right, it’s been 2 years since I sent out that first email letting people know about them and seeing if anyone would be interested in pre-ordering a pair. And while I was hoping to sell 100 pairs, we...

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In this episode of the BikeJames Podcast I go over the 4 basic physical qualities that make up your physical potential as a mountain biker as well. I also explain what the Specificity Spectrum is and how it applies to these 4 physical qualities as they relate to mountain biking. By understanding where you need to...

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As riders we are taught to take good care of our bikes. After all, we are relying on them to make it down the trail without falling apart and getting us killed so it only makes sense to make sure that they are working well. Part of this is doing some assessments of the bike from time to time. Simple stuff like...

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