August 4, 2016

One of the things I enjoy about the Ride for Karen as an event is the camaraderie and support that the riders give one another throughout the ride. It isn’t a race like many other events and that makes it somewhat unique. That isn’t to say that the ride isn’t without its challenges though, particularly if your fitness isn’t as good as you would like it to be.

When most of us think about a ride like this we worry that we can’t go hard enough. That we lack the power to...

August 4, 2016

This year’s Ride for Karen sees the addition of the big mileage 200km loop. Yikes that is a big one. What type of training do you need to do to prepare for something like that?

To start things off you will want to determine your heart rate zones. You can read about that in this article that we sent out last year.

Where the endurance system gets a bad rap is that everyone thinks that training there is too easy. But it is only too easy because none of us have taken the...

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What to pack for an event

August 23, 2016

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