Cardiovascular Endurance Training

Jackie Wright, is a 30-year health and fitness professional who holds a B.S. in Health, Fitness and Recreation Resources from George Mason University, has taught, trained, managed and coached all over the globeShe has generously provided the following Cardiovascualar Endurance traning outline.  This is an eight week training program split into four cycles that last [...]

By | March 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cardiovascular Endurance Training

Better Fitness Equals Better Rider!

In order to ride dirt bikes and dual sport motorcycles off road confidently and safely, riders need to have a high degree of fitness. Single track riding is highly dynamic meaning the rider is constantly standing, moving, shifting, balancing, pulling, pushing, weighting and unweighting the motorcycle. Dual Sport riding is less dynamic, but still requires [...]

By | January 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Better Fitness Equals Better Rider!

Man Up! Ride Like a Girl!

That’s right. I said, “Man Up!  Ride Like a Girl!”  Former pro motocross racer, Pat Jacques here with a few tips to make you a better rider!  Let me start by saying if you’re a guy reading this thinking, “NO WAY can riding like a girl make ME a BETTER RIDER!”  Then please, stop right [...]

By | January 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Man Up! Ride Like a Girl!

Line Choice is Critical to Off Road Riding!

One of the most important skills all riders must develop is “line choice.” For the sake of this conversation, I will define “line choice” as the path you choose to ride your motorcycle. When riding off road, line choice is critical!  Proper lines are the safest, most controlled means through a section of trail. I [...]

By | October 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Line Choice is Critical to Off Road Riding!

Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t pick up my bike!

I’d like to share some interesting information about women athletes. You may or may not know that in 1972 Title IX became law as part of comprehensive educational reform.  Prior to Title IX, women had little or no athletic options, while male counterparts had various, well-funded, athletic choices.  Title IX more or less said, “You [...]

By | October 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t pick up my bike!

Slow Turns

On a motorcycle, one of the most challenging skills to master is “slow turns.”  Beginner riders either put their feet down and “walk” through the turn, only make part of the turn and then have to back up the motorcycle and take a second shot, or sometimes fall over.  Slow turns require several essential skills.  [...]

By | June 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Slow Turns