MTB Pro Alex Wild joins the team to discuss how he balances riding pro MTB and a full-time job, how he uses analytics to improve every aspect of his mountain biking ecosystem from equipment to nutrition and training, a breakdown of Alex’s setup with the new Specialized Epic and more in Episode 269 of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.

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Topics covered in this episode

  • How Alex started riding MTB
  • Alex’s strategy to KOM Old La Honda road
  • How Alex balances a full-time job and racing pro MTB
  • Alex insights to manage expectations and confidence on race day
  • Alex’s racing and training equipment checklist
  • Pro tips for a proper MTB race warmup
  • How to plan for a year-long racing season

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