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Photo Journal: Wild & Sacred Seattle

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...
24 Jun 2019

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Ode to the Post-Ride Beer

One man’s profession of love for the humble Post-Ride Beer   Oh, Post-Ride Beer   You endure the bumps and tumble of singletrack When carried in the depths of my Camelback But I love you...

28 Jan 2014 Posted By: Nate Lessnick
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On Your Own or With a Guide: The Pros and Cons

The age-old question: should I do it on my own, with all the freedom and all the research and work that entails, or sacrifice some of that freedom for the fun of being in a group and relief of having all the details taken care of by someone else?...

11 Jan 2014 Posted By: Nate Lessnick
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Road Bike VS Mountain Bike: 10 Reasons Why Mountain Biking is Better than Road Biking

First off, a disclaimer: I'm a mountain biker. Always have been, always will. And as the founder of a mountain bike adventure company, I've made it my career. So I'm more than a bit biased when  thinking... road bike vs mountain...

How to make your adventures dreams come true: a few practical suggestions from Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Adventures.

9 Tips for Making Your Adventure Dreams Come True

I know making your 'bucket list' dreams come true isn't easy. Life - and bills, and work, and all kinds of other things - keeps getting in the way of our best-laid plans. But if we let life keep getting in the way of our dreams, we...

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
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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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