2016 Race Season Recap

Wow, the 2016 season is already over. It felt like it was just yesterday that the first training session was happening. 8 races later and it’s done for the year! The whole team deserves a huge congratulations is for all their hard work throughout the year. Lets take a look back at how the race…

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Session Update #15

Squamish, BC May 7th, 2016 For a little while, riders have been asking for steeper and more gnarly zones to do training on. A 4×4 was needed to get up high enough into the mountains above Squamish to get to what the riders were asking for. After some hiking/biking around, the riders had a good…

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Session Update #13 and 14

Squamish, BC April 16-17, 2016 Day 1: This time, when Team BC comes out to train, ¬†they don’t get worked hard in the gym or on the stationary bikes. All the riders head down to a zone below Quest for some race sims and loose slippery corner sessions. This race sim wasn’t all that different…

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Session Update #12

Squamish, BC April 9, 2016 This week was a bit different, with training starting at C4 Rider training HQ for some mental toughness training lead by Dr. Dwayne Harapnuik. The riders were exposed to a bit of what mental toughness is and a little bit on how to develop it though routines, scripts, and riding…

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February/March Update

Timing was a big focus for February and with winter coming a bit late it was great to get on it sooner because of all the lost riding time in December. The timing sessions were awesome and it was plain to see that the riders were progressing very quickly. The point that there is such…

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Session Update #11

Brackendale, BC March 5th, 2016 C4 Riders spend the day on the pumptrack/dirt jumps in Brackendale to work on some pumping, jumping, and cornering. The morning starts out with a quick warm up and straight into some 5 minute motos to simulate the length of a race run. This training session was a little more…

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Session Update #8

Squamish, BC Feburary 20th, C4 Riders head into the woods by the road on the way to Quest to where dirt jumps and a pump track are built to work on jumping and cornering, also a little bit of fun. The riders worked on tire taps, staying low and even 180s, all with DH bikes…

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Session Update #7

Squamish, BC February 13th, C4 Riders head out to a network of trails that have been used in previous years of training to work on some flatter terrain. The day started out with cutting in a new section of trail with some tight turns.   The first few times the line was ridden, riders weren’t…

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Session Update #6

February 6th, Squamish, BC The timing has begun! C4 riders pedal up to the same location as last week to do some timing on a fast section of trail that leads onto a flat corner crossing the road. Some work had to be done further up the trail, clearing trees and shrubbery that had fallen…

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Session Update #5

January 30th, Squamish BC C4 Riders pedal up to Lee’s Trail Crossroad to work on a section of trail that we have been riding for the past one and a half years. But with a bit of a twist. With it only being the 5th session, discussions about bringing out the timing gear were already…

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