New Mammoth Tuff Gravel Race Announced

Gravel is booming, and another gravel race is on the books. Mammoth Tuff has been launched for September 19 in Mammoth Lakes, California. It is being put on by David Sheek and his partner Amanda Nauman. Tuff (tŭf) is a general term for all consolidated pyroclastic, volcanic rocks. The name, Mammoth TUFF, is a nod to the Long... Continue Reading →

Study: Short, Hard Intervals Beat Long Efforts at Improving Cycling Performance

What kind of interval leads to the greatest improvements in cycling performance? Researchers in Norway asked themselves exactly this question and set out to study it. Starting with 18 elite male national-level athletes from a mixture of road and mountain biking backgrounds, researchers had participants complete 30-second or five-minute intervals and then measured their performance improvements... Continue Reading →

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