Mountain Bike Stage Race Veterans Alex Mallet and Brandon Watson – Successful Athletes Podcast 009

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Teammates Alex Mallet and Brandon Watson explain how they have successfully completed multiple mountain bike stage races together including The Cape Epic and The Swiss Epic, among others. Learn how they balance the workload on and off the bike, how they deal with the psychological challenges of a mountain bike stage race, their pacing strategies and more in Episode 009 of The Successful Athletes Podcast.

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TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE:

  • What we can do to make cycling and mountain biking more inclusive
  • Beginner tips for your first mountain bike stage race
  • How Alex and Brandon pace their races
  • How one day races can help your stage racing strategy
  • Alex and Brandon’s tips to manage the psychological challenges of a mountain bike stage race
  • How Alex and Brandon balance the off-the-bike workload
  • Why Cape Epic is most likely different than your expectations
  • Alex and Brandon’s predictions for who will win the TrainerRoad Cape Epic Challenge

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