Ask Syd: What Should I Expect at an EWS Race? | 17 Feb 2017

If you won a lottery slot for the Enduro World Series and don’t know what to expect…here’s my advice. (more...) [0 comments]

How to Fly With Your Bike Like a Pro | 18 Jan 2017

After flights to four different continents and 7+ countries in the past three years, and only a few disasters, I have learned a thing or two about how to bring your bike on a plane. (more...) [0 comments]

Ask Syd: Is Online Skills Coaching Right for Me? | 17 Jan 2017

Hi Syd! I’ve been enjoying reading your blogs for a while now. Thankyou for being so candid and honest. They’ve been helping me out with my own mountain biking challenges. The question i have is regarding Lee McCormack. I am … (more...) [0 comments]

How Do You Train for Enduro? | 10 Jan 2017

Training for enduro in the off-season is all about training your weaknesses. For me that means strength work and high power work. (more...) [2 comments]

Ask Syd: Does Taking Time Off Make You Faster? | 4 Jan 2017

My friend Nico left this comment on my most recent post about and I thought it was a really interesting idea and something others would benefit from thinking about as well. (more...) [0 comments]

Ask Syd: What is Racing Andes-Pacífico Really Like? | 3 Jan 2017

My biggest advice would be to calibrate your expectations, understand that it’s going to be challenging and don’t worry if you aren’t able to ride everything. And then have fun! (more...) [0 comments]

A Letter to Myself for 2017 | 2 Jan 2017

Remember that even though this year was hard, it was fun, too. (more...) [0 comments]

I learned how to wheelie in a week | 29 Dec 2016

I chose to write about wheelies for this blog post because I used to be pretty bad at wheelies (spoiler alert: I am less bad at them now). (more...) [7 comments]

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...) [3 comments]