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Train Track Progression

Stoked to receive this video from James Barton sharing his appreciation for my video segments. His project was to nail all the train track lines from my video Manifesto (and Kranked 5) and add his own progressions too which he did beautifully and very impressively! Thanks James! https://youtu.be/5etQLHn0F4A Manifesto along with all the films I've appeared in [...]

By |2017-10-03T06:32:56+00:00January 25th, 2016|Cycling, Video|0 Comments

Wheelies are Challenging!

Hello Wheelie Friends! The most common feedback I recieve about the 30 Day Wheelie Challenge is that wheelies are challenging! Can you relate?! Riders will tend to practice really hard, have some initial success, plateau, get frustrated and lose motivation. If they made it far enough along in the course however, their next comment is [...]

By |2017-10-03T06:32:56+00:00October 19th, 2015|Coaching|1 Comment

Trying too Hard?

Except from the 30 Day Wheelie Challenge News: There is a common phenomena in technical sports where big gains are made AFTER giving up. This has been my personal experience too, though I find it's not a matter of trying too hard, it's a matter of knowing when to take some time off! I remember [...]

By |2017-10-03T06:32:56+00:00July 21st, 2015|Coaching, Cycling|0 Comments

Mindfulness in Adventure

Published in Explore Magazine: 4 Steps to bring mindfulness to your next adventurous pursuit: Step 1 - Bring awareness to your breath Seemingly simple, and seriously profound. Yet reliable access to the focus that breath awareness brings is not simple, it’s a skill, and requires an ability to become more quickly aware of those times [...]

By |2017-10-03T06:32:56+00:00October 26th, 2014|Meditation, Mental Fitness, RL Connection|0 Comments

RETREAT!! RETREAT!!

The word 'retreat' reminds me of being a kid during friendly (and sometimes not so friendly!) battles, where a strategy goes wrong and we'd run away yelling "RETREAT RETREAT!!" Same is true today, though my ego is far more stubborn and doesn’t usually retreat soon enough! Retreating is the healthiest path in many circumstances, that’s why the [...]

By |2015-12-21T02:33:52+00:00October 7th, 2014|Mental Fitness, RL Connection|0 Comments

Season & Possible Habit Change

A shift of season can inspire a shift of routine. Inspiration comes easy, taking action is the challenge: Using the example of a creating a consistent yoga practice habit, consider these perspectives: Christmas: It’s 12 weeks away...And Christmas is way better when you feel awesome about your body and have some good de-stressing tools; yoga [...]

By |2017-10-03T06:32:56+00:00October 2nd, 2014|RL Connection|0 Comments

Uni Adventure in OZ for Wheels4Life

Hi Everyone, hope you enjoy this guest post about Unicycles, adventures, Wheels4Life, and Australia!...   G’day my name is Lindsey Colla. Lindsey with his KH Uni on a training ride During a recent conversation with Ryan we were chatting about how I have been going with his programing on Ryan Leech Connection and I [...]

By |2017-10-03T06:32:56+00:00September 25th, 2014|Podcast, RL Connection|3 Comments

Endo of Summer

Two weeks on Savary Island, BC with no electronics or motors; my phone was off the entire time. Instead of reaching for my pocket, I reached for my juggling clubs, determined to learn how to juggle four clubs, and made some great progress, sixteen throws and catches. It took me some time to drop in [...]

By |2017-10-03T06:32:57+00:00September 1st, 2014|Travel|3 Comments