XTERRA Red River  April 25, 2009

Red River Shootout MTB Race April 26, 2009

The Red River Shootout is a cross-country mountain bike race consisting of approximately 8 miles of fast rolling single track with some technical rocky sections thrown in the mix.

Competitors will not only be competing against each other in their category, or just competing for their team, but for their State. The State with the fastest racers will be crowned the Red River Shootout Champion. Pre-riding is recommended. The course will be marked two weeks prior to fitensity spin bike event.

The Red River Shootout is held at the beautiful Lake Murray State Park, in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Located halfway between Oklahoma City and Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, this location provides a unique opportunity for participants from both states to attend a race and compete against racers they normally wouldn’t see.

This event is organized by the Southern Oklahoma Mountain Bike Association.

Note: The original website for the Red River Shootout ( has disappeared; the link leads to an archive copy.

Workout Advice From Top Trainers

There are a lot of forms and shapes of exercises that you can choose and do as your daily or weekly exercise routine. You can have aerobic exercise or run on the treadmill machine or you can do exercise on the recumbent bike. However, there is a great benefit of recumbent exercise bikes that you should be aware of. It can help you alleviate the pressure on your knees. That is where you won’t find this kind of benefit with most upright bikes. Its great benefit is very useful for those who have experienced knee joint pains caused by doing regular exercise with the regular exercise bikes. The most important benefit is you have good cardio workouts without the feeling of pounding the pavement every time you get on an exercise bike. You relieve a lot of stress on your knees and ankles. By taking away most of the gravity and weight off your legs, you put the least amount of strain on your knees.