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  1. Pros lining up at the front, seconds before the start, what’s your take?
  2. Starting strategies.
  3. Size up or down for XCO/XCM?
  4. XC tire that plays well with the Light Bicycle XC rim.
  5. Head Angles for Racing: Slack is the New Steep?
  6. Getting fit and losing weight when family says, "You're getting too skinny"
  7. Wat per cm of inseam
  8. Stellenbosch WC
  9. Interesting Experience Over the Last 30 Days
  10. XC Hardtail Recs
  11. 2018...Apparel Thread
  12. Effect of age on watts/kg
  13. Trampoline training?
  14. Plus tires and XC racing...
  15. Track (Velodrome)
  16. upgrading my 2012 superfly 100
  17. That one thing you wish you knew when you first started racing.
  18. Need opinions...Spark vs Scale
  19. Carbon Top Tube vs....
  20. Garmin Connect Workout Data
  21. Decrease in performance from 14 craft beers a day
  22. Training workout periods + intensity
  23. Mtb racing news sources
  24. 2018 race photos
  25. Recovery
  26. What shock is compatible with Rockshox Onelock
  27. Giant Fathom XC and upgrades.
  28. 2018 XC Race Tires
  29. Training Peaks question
  30. Out of saddle climbing
  31. Fit Issues or stretching problem? Achilles heel
  32. Can a flatter saddle help you lower your handlebar for better XC pedaling power?
  33. Diet bombs
  34. TSS and fatigue level
  35. 2018 World Cup XCO XCM Equipment (2019 regular racer) Thread
  36. Low cadence high force training
  37. Long ride target for base training.
  38. Over endulging: Post ride eating
  39. Winter elliptical training.
  40. No more Sworks tires?
  41. Some ideas for roller training:
  42. Maintaining speed for 2nd lap - how to do it?
  43. Converting old training plans HR zones to Power zones
  44. Elite skill set part two
  45. Basketball and Bike Racing
  46. Selling my 2018 epic hardtail size small
  47. Bike Trainer Advice
  48. Post-2010 Workout Music!
  49. Cyclops Trainer warranty is a joke. Lifetime does not really mean lifetime.
  50. 6 ways to make your base training better
  51. Annual hours
  52. upgrade my old f29 RL 32 to this less old Sid xx wc?
  53. Sorry to do this: Revolver vs Top Fuel vs 429sl
  54. 32t or 34T chainring for 1x10 XC setup?
  55. Combining cx and xc racing.
  56. How important/helpful is a high-end fork on an XC hardtail vs a fully?
  57. Single speed xc racing frames
  58. Help with 2018 Trg Plan (More Power)
  59. Stages power meter on SC Tallboy 3
  60. KTM XC Bike
  61. Upgrade dilemma...is it worth it?
  62. XC season approaching, needing advice
  63. New XC FS race bikes with Threaded bottom brackets?
  64. Junior world champ: new school bike, old school setup
  65. Best 120mm XC-trail suspension fork
  66. Lifting and Riding - Finding balance?
  67. Looking for guidance into the racing part of mtb
  68. When to Ride or Rest when sick?
  69. Elite level XC skill set
  70. Ritchey pedals
  71. Is FTP dead?
  72. Look/KEO road cleats with two hole mountain soles?
  73. Total Training (Rouvy) Rides
  74. XC race gearing
  75. Offseason For The Masters Cyclist
  76. How many days to take off?
  77. Cheaper alternatives to 2018 Epic with similar relaxed XC geometry?
  78. TrainerRoad for a 100k MTB/Gravel race?
  79. Anyone Have Ideas on Enduro Training
  80. Looking for 27.2 dropper
  81. Optimum seatpost angle?
  82. Training Peaks 25% off
  83. Thinking about a trainer but have some questions
  84. 2-position vs 3-position remote lockout
  85. Theragun
  86. Pulling your dropper off
  87. Wahoo KICKR SNAP Trainer & tire wear
  88. XC bar widths?
  89. Off Season & Recovery
  90. Water bottle cages -
  91. Telescoping Stem So GF Can Use My Smart Trainer?
  92. 2018 sid
  93. Front tire performance vs size
  94. Help Picking Out Heart Rate Monitor
  95. How to train for professional XC race - base period
  96. Training with a smart trainer. Tell me what you do.
  97. New Trainer Part Not Included Help!
  98. Fork offset
  99. Anybody care to share thier off season training plan?
  100. PUSH Industries tune on XC race bike?? Yeti ASR
  101. Aggressive XC wet root/rock tires for i29 rims
  102. Pivot 429sl
  103. Flat bars or low rise
  104. 27.5" HardTail advice
  105. FS vs. HT - thoughts after a season on FS
  106. Feeling KROSS
  107. Bontrager Kovee XXX TLD carbon wheels - thoughts?
  108. TSS and Tapering Question
  109. which 2.3-2.4 tire for a 35mm rim
  110. Zwift hardware options for flat screen tv
  111. Matching tire set
  112. Carbon Bars and Bar Ends
  113. XC Fork
  114. Go Nuts Biking 2018 USA Cycling Regional Championship Series
  115. 2018 XC World Cup Thread
  116. larger xc pedal = more power transfer?
  117. "New geometry" very diff. trail numbers
  118. Time To High-Level Fitness
  119. Todd Wells Retiring..
  120. Thoughts on the new XXC short course prelude to the XCO race at World Cups
  121. Training plan for a ex TTer doing XCMs
  122. Beer/Alcohol and training
  123. Racing/riding and blood pressure medicine
  124. Master's, what kind of training do you have planned for the off season?
  125. benefits of mtb training on a cx bike
  126. should I have protested?, winner got lost but finished first
  127. Titanium FS race bike?
  128. Single Pivot Race bikes
  129. Thinking of an indoor trainer...help!
  130. First time race questions
  131. Weight fluctuation
  132. Podcast and Blog suggestions
  133. Stages took a hit, now won't calibrate "properly".
  134. When should I get a FS bike?
  135. Commuting sabotaging training??
  136. Power meter w universal fit?
  137. epic vs spark rc?
  138. Getting cheap bike for trainer
  139. Maxxis Tire for loose over hardpack
  140. Tire width and wheel diameter.
  141. Race Attire
  142. Anyone race on 29+?
  143. First race advice needed - Breckenridge Fall Classic
  144. Taking the plunge
  145. How to train the rest of the year
  146. New race bike with more agility
  147. Your race bike: 2.5 pounds diff a deal breaker?
  148. Training advice
  149. Dropper Posts
  150. Bike opinions needed
  151. Is anyone making podium in flat pedals?
  152. Get rid of road bike power meter since smart trainer has one?
  153. Best Inexpensive XC Tires for MS/HS riders
  154. Quickie about rest days.
  155. keeping power/vertical jump when training for XC racing
  156. Learning Proper Cornering Technique
  157. Managing asthma, medications, and adverse reactions when racing
  158. Glacier 360 Review?
  159. XC training on XC hardtail better on lower back than FS trailbike?!
  160. Is there "type" of terrain you are weakest on, and how do you train or minimize loss?
  161. Neuromuscular "cracking" during interval training
  162. Pros Cons of pivotless seatstay suspensions (Kona Fuse, Felt FAST, Orbea Occam/Oiz...
  163. Book Discussion: Maximum Overload- I am kinda lost- anyone following this plan?
  164. Pre race warm up
  165. Oxygen content of humid air vs altitude.
  166. Does anyone know of any telemetry from XCO races?
  167. Ibis Ripley OG speed vs other xc
  168. Few questions about LTHR, anaerobic threashold etc.
  169. 30 Day Test Of Trainer Road.
  170. Difference between course open for training and officially open for training?
  171. Xc shoes
  172. Variability of HR Zones depending on conditions?
  173. Category's equivalencies between my country and the norm
  174. Bike Odyssey 2018 - XC Race Greece
  175. Best Bike Upgrade path
  176. Recommendations for smart trainer please
  177. minimum necessary to do a race?
  178. Does anyone wax (their chain)?
  179. Pierre's Hole 50K transfer up for grabs
  180. Easton Heist wheels
  181. Foot care
  182. USAC MTB XC Nationals
  183. Upcoming Race - Seeking Tire Advice
  184. 2017 XC Nats Snowshoe..whos going and whats your set up
  185. Downieville XC spot available
  186. Tuning suspension for climbing efficiency in races
  187. HR While Descending
  188. Airport Fitness
  189. Is it worth getting some some 29" race wheels for my 27.5+ bike?
  190. Brakes
  191. Workout.Plan B
  192. Another which XC race bike thread
  193. Under Desk Excercise Bike?
  194. Beginner Question re: XC training and racing
  195. Powermeter on MTB & Cross Bike
  196. Marathon Worlds
  197. Poop Doping
  198. cat 3 -> 2 upgrade thoughts?
  199. Ardent Race 2.2@772g v. 2.35@786g (in packaging)?
  200. Stages + ELEMNT tip
  201. who here rides a Bulls?
  202. Effect of commute on training
  203. I'm thinking Zwift even though snow/ice 6 months away. Your input from last winter??
  204. advice for my daughters bike build; kids race bike
  205. Fox 32sc Rebound Knob (removable?)
  206. Wider Rims
  207. First time getting serious - What can I expect?
  208. remote lockout and Horst Link for xc racing and marathons still a half-assed answer?
  209. Finding lactic threshold on the trail
  210. 4iiii precision road speed comparison
  211. Do you ever.
  212. The 2 Tire Quiver
  213. 2017 XC World Cup Thread V2.0
  214. How to hold back first lap
  215. Optimal hip angle for max power delivery in xc?
  216. Forward seating
  217. Ridin High at the Susanville Ranch?
  218. does your hardtail ever make your feet hurt?
  219. Training guidance please
  220. Post Race Analysis - Advice Needed
  221. BMX training for XC
  222. The Death of XC?
  223. Question r/t Training and Timing for AWC (W') Power
  224. Performance Manager Observations
  225. Pre race jitters
  226. Tuning fork with tokens
  227. Help with race strategy
  228. Catherine Pendrel's Oiz
  229. Pollen and tiredness / weakness
  230. Short Race Training Question
  231. How do *you* do *your* interval training?
  232. Endurance maintenance
  233. XC racing on a hardtail with 120 mm fork?
  234. Smart trainer recommednation
  235. Cracked carbon rim, what should I get?
  236. Specialized Epic and Stages Power Meters
  237. Kokopelli 100 - $50k to average 19.7mph over 103 miles, possible?
  238. Raced... now have 2 weeks
  239. Slowest race ever
  240. Power, cadence and HR data analysis--which sites or software?
  241. Training on bike vs trainer
  242. who's racing on a specialized epic?
  243. XC fork for a hardtail
  244. Focus Raven
  245. Guidance for novice racer.
  246. Finally at 4W/Kg...first half of the season done...and more!!! How bout you?
  247. Anyone racing xc on a Santa Cruz 5010?
  248. One-up converter
  249. Help getting back to training & racing XC. Current FTP #'s from a Time Trial
  250. New XC Droppers (9point8, KS, Specialized)