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68. Are You Nervous to Join a Group Ride?

May 2, 2022 | Podcast | 2 comments

Coach Jen and her friend, Liz, are smiling and mountain biking among golden-colored grass. The title of the podcast episode 68 "Are You Nervous to Join a Group Ride" is in blue font over a white background.

Joining a group mountain bike ride is a LOT of fun, and it can even help you make some new friends! But, do you ever get nervous to join a group mountain bike ride? It can happen! In this episode, I offer five tips to help you shake off the nerves to have a successful group ride.

Here are other episodes that you may want to listen to related to mindset and the Rider to Racer program from VIDA MTB Series:


Again, learn more about and join the Rider to Racer program here: start on May 3rd! Learn how to be prepared for racing, as well as how to stop saying sorry.

Want to learn more about my #ShredStrong program?

#ShredStrong is my signature year-round strength and conditioning program specifically for mountain bikers. Be sure you’re on my email list so you hear about it next time it releases. You can join my email list here to get the latest (I promise not to spam you, as I only email an average of about 1-2 times a month).

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    • Jen Kates

      Thanks for listening and giving me feedback, Bryan!


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