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Yoga and Bikes – An Update From Ryan Leech

Yoga and Bikes – An Update From Ryan Leech Post by Ryan Leech As the solstice arrives, it’s prime time for riding, even my yoga practices are frequently outdoors. How are you spending the extra daylight hours? I’ve been sneaking in as much time on my new 27.5″ Norco Carbon Revolver hard tail; sure the […]

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Ryan Leech on Yoga, Balance and Urban Cycling

Article from Momentum Magazine Just like cycling, the more you integrate yoga into your lifestyle, the more profound and transformational the benefits. My ability to enjoy cycling has skyrocketed thanks to my yoga practice. I know how to breathe now, and conscious breathing is an anchor that allows me to be more aware of my […]

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Ryan Leech – ProVisions Strava Unbound

Original Article by Ryan Leech on Pinkbike We like to ride and push ourselves. We like technology and information–Strava integrates these into an app that riders love…or hate. Speed, distance, time, elevation and GPS stats are tracked, knowing this info about your rides is pretty rad, but what makes Strava so powerful is that it […]

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Ryan Leech – Leisurely Riding At the Beach

Ryan Leech is one of the best known names in mountain biking. His frame of mind on the sport may have changed slightly over the past decade but he is an absolute inspiration to watch. All that yoga sure has paid off keeping Ryan’s riding as sharp as ever! Here is 2:54 of absolutely amazing […]

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Saving Time And Money

Post by Ryan Leech In addition to being fit for trials riding, my upcoming riding season will require some endurance. For me, training needs to be functional and fun. Today for example I had a meeting in Vancouver, takes me an hour to ride each way vs 45 minutes to drive. I love riding because […]

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Heading to the Candy Store (figuratively)

Post by Ryan Leech A few days back I head over to Port Coquitlam and visited the Norco Bicycles Headquarters. As you can imagine this is a bit of a candy store and I left wheeling a shiny new Truax; good deal eh! It’s built up with a Shimano XTR kit which makes it the […]

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Ryan Leech’s ProVisions #1 – Are You Crazy?

Post from Ryan Leech “Are you crazy? That’s insane!” People say this to me all the time, but I’m not crazy. Recently, I caught myself thinking the same thing about the top slopestyle riders, but I know better, they’re not crazy either. So what’s the deal? Taking the perspective of another, or ‘walking in their […]

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Why – A Retrospective with Ryan Leech

Ryan Leech has been professionally riding trials for 16 years. While is seems like a glamourous life Ryan has had his own struggles. In this “Why” video by Dan Barham, Ryan speeks about the pressure, the drive and how he sees the life of a professional athlete developing to insure personal and professional success.Why #2 […]

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Breathing Techniques for Sport

By Ryan Leech le 9 juillet 2012 · The simplest skill I teach at Ride & Reach workshops is breathing. Seems obvious right, of course, breathing, you know how to do that, lets move on…but what is no-so-simple is making it a conscious breath, that takes practice, and that requires technique. Additionally, it is the […]

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