Macky getting the lowdown on the perfect pump.

The Path to Reduced Suckage (and Other Wisdom from Lee Likes Bikes) | 8 Dec 2016

I interviewed Lee McCormack from Lee Likes Bikes to get his perspective on how we can all be better learners — and I have an awesome holiday deal on online coaching for my readers! (more...) [1 comments]


How I Learned How to Learn | 1 Dec 2016

Learning is a skill, and you can get better at it. Here are five steps to help you learn faster, and better. (more...) [3 comments]


Fear and Mountain Biking | 22 Nov 2016

I have a few strategies for dealing with fear while riding, some better than others. (more...) [3 comments]

Photo: Dave Kozlowski

Confidence | 24 Sep 2016

I’ve been struggling to write a blog post for the past few weeks because I feel a desperate need to explain why I’ve been racing so terribly. I feel like I owe my fans, my readers, my sponsors an explanation. I feel like I owe myself an explanation. (more...) [11 comments]


When You’re Tough Enough | 23 Aug 2016

The lesson I’ve been learning this year is that being tough, while admirable, does not make you fast. And also, and perhaps more importantly, I’m already tough enough. (more...) [13 comments]


All the Other Days | 4 Aug 2016

With racing, there are good days and bad days. What no one ever tells you, though, is that there are also a hell of a lot of “other days” that are neither totally good nor totally bad. (more...) [3 comments]

Ass over tea kettle in Chile earlier this year.

Frustrating Mountain Biking Scenarios and How to Deal With Them | 15 Jul 2016

Mountain biking can be frustrating AF. It’s also fun AF too, of course, but I think when we’re trying to sell our non-bike friends on the sport we often oversell the fun factor and forget to mention that, oh by the way, this sport is kinda HARD. (more...) [6 comments]

Photo: Noah Wetzel

Crash Recap from Sun Valley Enduro Cup | 28 Jun 2016

This is going to be a short post. On Sunday, I had what was easily the scariest mountain bike crash of my life. While I’m tempted to moan about how this year really seems to be trying to crush my … (more...) [2 comments]