Choosing a Mountain Bike



When it comes to buying a mountain bike, it can be really confusing, and there are a ton of different factors to take into consideration. To help make things simple, professional XTERRA athlete, Will Kelsay, has boiled it down to just four points to choose a mountain bike - suspension, wheel size, price and gear ratios.

Mel’s Rad Skills Series Part IV - Pedaling Front Wheel Lift

by Angela


In Melanie McQuaid's "Mel's Rad Skills Series" part IV video, she's going to explain and demonstrate how to do a pedaling front wheel lift, which is also known as a Wheelie!

Mel’s Rad Skills Series Part III - Standing Rear Wheel Lift



In the third installation of Mel’s Rad Skills Series for beginners, three-time XTERRA World Champion Melanie McQuaid demonstrates the standing rear wheel lift.

Mel's Rad Skills Series Part I - Neutral + Ready Riding Positions



In this XTERRA Connect training spotlight we head to Victoria, B.C., Canada to launch a new series - mountain bike skills for beginners – with three-time XTERRA World Champion Melanie McQuaid.

Mel’s Rad Skills Series Part II - Standing Front Wheel Lift



In this edition of Mel’s Rad Skills Series for beginners, three-time XTERRA World Champion Melanie McQuaid demonstrates the standing front wheel lift.

It takes a family to raise a champion - the story of the Chiang family

by XTERRA Taiwan


Chiang Sheng-shan (Dan), a professional MTB athlete who won the men's downhill silver at the Asian Games in 2018, is well-known for his extraordinary downhill riding skills.

MTB Meetup - Best Place to Ride MTB in Northern Taiwan

by XTERRA Taiwan


If you have a passion for MTB but have no idea where to ride, the Taoyuan MTB Training Base is a great choice for you to go off-road.

XTERRA Connect: MTB Skills in Small Spaces



Join XTERRA Certified Coach Jim Thijs to learn mountain biking skills and strength exercises that can be done in small spaces.

Training Programs for XTERRA Taiwan Triathlon, Duathlon and Trail Run

by Keng Hsu


If you're looking for advice on how to train efficiently and effectively, here are XTERRA-designed training plans for you. Train for 6-8 hours a week and build up gradually.

Top Five Tips for MTB Newbies

by Michael Dorr


The most important thing you can do is get on your bike as much as you can. Don’t be scared of technical terrain. The more you slow down and think, the more hang ups you will have. If your wheels are rolling, you can get over features your mind doesn’t think you can, and you’ll realize, that wasn’t so hard.

How I Promote MTB in Taiwan With Passion

by Svenson Lin


XTERRA off-road triathlon has had great impacts on my life. For me, XTERRA is not just a race, it’s a lesson. XTERRA motivated me to continually pursue my passion. By passing this spirit on, more people will be willing to explore the unknowns.

XTERRA Couch to Trail - The Gear You'll Need

by Mimi Stockton and SheriAnne Little for PRS Fit


Unlike road triathlon, two of those disciplines take place on trails: the bike and the run. You need a few key pieces of equipment to get yourself from the start line along the water’s edge to the finish line.