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Meet Ryan

Canmore, Canada

VeloGuide pro

FAT BIKE TOURS AVAILABLE ALL WINTER; PLEASE INQUIRE VIA THE CUSTOM TOUR REQUEST FORM BELOW.

My Mission - Empower cyclists of all levels to maximize their potential through customized professional, safe & fun interactions on and off the bike.
Experience - With over 17 years of Ultra Endurance racing experience I have accumulated a vast amount of knowledge and know how in the sport of cycling.   Taking the knowledge and passion for the sport and making it accessible to you is my mission.
Customization - I take cycling fundamentals and break them down in a teachable format and can create a 100% customized experience for each and every client.
Fundamentals - Focusing on the execution of the basics of bike handling skills, bike fit, on trail bike set up, training techniques, mental preparation, race preparation, mechanical support and so much more. I can help you learn to maximize your time spent on and off your bike and reach your cycling goals.
No Limitations - Whether you are looking to improve basic bike handling skills over a few hours of instruction, need a plan to do your first race or fondo or looking to compete in an International multi day stage race, I can help! 
Choose your Weapon - With experience in mountain (x-c & all mountain), road, touring, cross, triathlon bike packing and fat biking the possibilities are endless.
Connected -  I have a solid working relationships in the bike industry at a retail level, supplier level, product testing and so much more. Beyond the bike industry his relationships with the medical community, massage, physio-therapists and personal trainers is broad and can lead you in the right direction for recovery & injury prevention on & off the bike.

 
 

Overall Rating / 2 Total Testimonials

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Ryan: VeloGuide

5 out of 5 stars
Kevin S - December 17, 2017

Ryan has been bikes more than almost anyone I have ever met. Teaching, guiding, racing, and sharing his passion for alll kinds of cycling. There is no adventure too challenging and I mean that, and given his work at Rebound Cycle since 2002 there isn’t any intel he is missing on riding in the Bow Valley be it mountain biking, fat or cross, or road. He has guided me on adventures around the globe. Make sure you ask him to give you feedback back on your riding . He’s a top coach too

5 out of 5 stars
- November 27, 2017

The experience was amazing. The ride was great and the choice for the trail was well suited for my level and skills. I appreciated the suppost of my guide through the ride, and all the tips to improve my riding. I sure biked out of my experience happy and

My Favorite Ride

Road - Canmore to Banff add Minnewanka Loop return via Legacy Trail 50-70km
 - Best of the Bow Valley Climbs Tunnel, Sulphur, Norquay & Silver Tip 80-100km
- Hiway 40 over Highwood Pass 60km to 200km your choice

MTB - Canmores Highline Trail Loops TBD
- Best of the Canmore Nordic Centre Chose your own adventure TBD
- High Rockies Trail up to 100 km of single track or less

Gravel - Spray Lakes loop via TCH back to Canmore 180km 

Fat - Spray lakes road and High Rockies trail mix in winter only 50-100km

More ABout Ryan

UCI Elite Level Mountain bike License holder (1999-2015)
Elite 24 Hour Solo racer x 25 events (1999-2007)  with 7 wins & 5 additional podium finishes
Elite Endururance racer 6-24 Hours in length (2004-present)
Elite International mountain bike stage racer (2002-Present) Including:
- Trans Andes (Patagonia) 2017 Finisher
- Trans Alps x 1 (Europe) Top Canadian Elite men
- BC Bike Race x 2 (Canada) Top 15 Elite men
- Trans Rockies x 10 (Canada) Varied results
- Breck Epic Solo x 1
- Brazil Ride x 2 (Brazil) Top 10 Elite men
- La Ruta x 2 (Costa Rica) Top 25 Elite men
- Cape Epic x 1 ( South Africa) Top 20 Elite men

Endurance Coach (1999-present) Specializing in ultra endurance sport
Coach RMCC  Rampage Head Coach (2016-present)
Certified Hunter Allan power based coaching seminar (2012)
Instructor & Co-ordinator of indoor cycling classes (2000-present)
Instructor mountain bike all levels (1999-present)
Bike fitter Level 2 (2003-present)
NCCP Coaching Certification Cycling (2016)
Training Peaks Endurance Coaching Certification (2016)
PMBI Certification Level 1 MTB Instructor
PMBI Guide Certification
Red Cross CPR C Certified
Red Cross Wilderness First Aid Certified
On trail mountain bike fit system (2005-present)
Contributing Author bike related articles (2010-present)
Clinic co-ordinator (bike industry & coaching related material)
Brand Ambasador for many industry brands including: Trek, Giant, Scott, Rocky Mountain, Sugoi, Gore Pearl Izumi, Clif, Quality Resorts, Trace Minerals International, Elete ADD-in, Spy Optics,  Cycles Lambert
Product Tester for many industry brands including: Trek, Giant, Scott, Rocky Mountain, Sugoi, Gore Pearl Izumi, Clif, Quality Resorts, Trace Minerals International, Elete ADD-in, Spy Optics,  Cycles Lambert.
Cycling model for photography on road, mountain & fat bike
Co-ordinator of special events including Trek Dirt Series womans camps for past 10 years, Group rides, race package pick up for many events
Power based training tools experience with Stages power meters, Cyclops power beam trainer, Cyclops Gen 1-2 power tap hubs, Wahoo Kickr trainer as well as training peaks, power agent and garmin connect software.  Interpritation of power based training data short and long term.

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