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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...
05 May 2019

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Meet the Sacred Rides Team

Our guides are a breed of their own: part coaches, motivational speakers, story tellers, first aiders, mechanics, group facilitators and local knowledge gurus – they have an admirable set of people skills, a meticulous sense of organization...

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10 (More) Things Every Mountain Biker Should Do Before They Die

My friend Tom Malecha (Filme Von Draussen on Vimeo, and editor of our Why We Ride and Life is Better on a Mountain Bike videos) released an amazing video yesterday, entitled '10 Things Every Mountain Biker Should Have Done'. It's a...

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We're Raising Our Prices (And Here's Why)

I'll cut to the chase... As of January 1st, 2014, we're raising our prices - significantly (10-20% for most of our trips). The good news: you can still book your 2014/2015 Sacred Ride at 2013 prices until Dec. 31 (and if you're...

27 Nov 2013 Posted By: Mike Brcic
Tropical Whim recipe my Miguel Lozano, Sacred Rides mountain bike guide

Tropical Whim - a mountain biker's recipe!

Our lead guide Miguel Lozano in Peru is renowned for his cooking. On our Inca Adventure and Inca Trail Rides he's famous for preparing incredible meals. He's protective of his recipes, but we managed to coax this simple but delicious one -...

16 Oct 2013 Posted By: Mike Brcic
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10 Reasons Mountain Biking Makes You Awesome

For most us, mountain biking isn't just a sport or a hobby. It's a way of life. Here are ten reasons why being a mountain biker automatically kicks your level of awesomeness up a few notches.   1) It’s a killer workout...

10 Oct 2013 Posted By: Nate Lessnick
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The Sacred Rides difference, and what makes us the "#1 Mountain Bike Tour Operator on Earth" as rated by National Geographic Adventure magazine
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  Yesterday someone who was interested in booking one of our Rides (and doing some comparison shopping) asked about the difference between Sacred Rides and one of our competitors.    I took some time to think about...

18 Sep 2013 Posted By: Mike Brcic
Why Mountain Biking is just like Sex, by Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Adventures

Why Mountain Biking is Just Like Sex, part II

Part 2 of our 'Why Mountain Biking is Just Like Sex' series (part 1 here), this time with submissions from our Facebook page.   If you ride too hard or too long, you're sore for a week Some say the dirtier the...

Top 10 tips for booking a cheap flight by Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Adventures
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Top 10 Tips for booking a cheap flight

Need to book a flight? Here are a few tips to help you get the best deal possible.  Have any of your own tips to share? Let us know in the comments below! 1. Sign Up for Alerts First, sign up for AirFareWatchDog’s fare alerts and...

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The Commandments of Mountain Biking

From our friends over at bike198.com, a list of the Top 25 Mountain Biking 'Commandments.'  Do you have your own rules of the trail? Post them in the comments below! Pay It Forward – Tubes, quick-links, a helping...

27 Aug 2013 Posted By: Mike Brcic