Cross Country mountain biking is about so much more than long days in the saddle and grueling climbs. It’s about training rides with the girls, sharing a laugh over a protein bar, comparing scars, enjoying the views, and pushing through the pain – together.

Whether climbing the podium or just pushing yourself to go farther and faster, mountain biking is mental and a physical feat. It requires the right gear, some guts, and one heck-of-a support squad.

That’s where Liv comes in with the training plans, nutrition advice, mind tricks and MTB tips from gals who have been there. Follow along with the Trail Squad as they go through it all during their quest to complete the ultimate XC challenge: Cape Epic