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The Key to Being Happy? Focus on (MTB) Experiences, Not Things

Too often we place our focus on accumulating things. It's a quick fix for making us feel happy and complete - but is it really feeding our souls in the long run? New research suggests that those material items definitely don't make us...

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5 Reasons to Mountain Bike Spain's Camino de Santiago

The Camino de Santiago is a network of ancient pilgrim routes that stretch across Europe and lead to the reputed burial grounds of the apostle Saint James. Discovered in the 9th century and located in the great Santiago de Compostela cathedral in...

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Photo Journal: Mountain Biking Washington

In June 2019, we offered a special 7-day singletrack mountain bike ride in beautiful Washington State. The ride explored ancient Pacific Northwest rainforests and the beautiful Cascade mountain range. Home to giant Douglas firs, Orca whales, bald...

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How Mountain Biking Increases Your Productivity

We live in a world that never slows down. We are constantly bombarded with new information, advertisements, online distractions, work projects and daily life tasks that our brains need to process, prioritize, organize and act on. It can be...

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Fanny Packs Vs. Backpacks: Which one Is Best for Mountain Biking?

The return of hip packs (perhaps better known by their 90s nickname as fanny packs) in the world of mountain biking has left many debating over whether they should opt for a fanny or a backpack. To help you settle the debate and identify which if...

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Must Watch: Inspirational Mountain Bike Videos

Here is a collection of six inspiring mountain bike videos that will motivate you to hit the trails.  From  youth trail building initiatives in the Yukon to  81-year old mountain bikers that shred, there are extraordinary everyday...

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Changing the Narrative: More Women on Bikes

Words by Charlotte Batty, IMBA Canada Board of Directors  and Owner/Mountain Bike Instructor at Minii Adventures.   The air is humid, the ground is mucky, and it’s a relatively bland time of year before things start to...

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Yoga for Mountain Bikers: Tips & Poses

We recently caught up with Sacred Rides guide Johanna Weintrager. Johanna has a contagious smile and enthusiastic energy, as well as an impressive and wide array of skills. She's an international mountain bike guide, yoga instructor, rock...

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13 Quirks of Female Mountain Bikers

I'm hoping there are a few mountain bike ladies out there that can relate to the following thirteen quirks. We're an eclectic bunch of women who don't mind mud on our face and bruises on our shins.      What...

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Photo Journal: Journey to Northern Thailand's Sacred Treasures

Thailand may be better known for its white sand beaches and ornate temples, but as we quickly discovered on Sacred Rides' latest 10-day tour, Northern Thailand happens to be riddled with an extensive network of singletrack and backcountry...

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