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Getting Lost (and Found) in Peru's Sacred Valley

By Randy Barcena.   I remember sitting on my parents’ couch after the clock hit midnight on New Year's Eve.    Though it was still months away, I was already thinking about what I was going to do for my...
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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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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...

The Commandments of Mountain Biking, Sacred Rides blog

The Commandments of Mountain Biking

From our friends over at, 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
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7 Ways to 'Sell' a Mountain Bike Trip to Your Significant Other

If you're a mountain biker of a certain vintage, it's probably not as easy to just take off somewhere with your bike as it used to be: there are other people to bring into the decision-making process when considering/planning a mountain bike...

23 Aug 2013 Posted By: Mike Brcic
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Top 20 Things Mountain Biking has Taught Me About Life

Good writers have often used sport as a metaphor for life: the lessons of playing field or arena applied to daily living. Lessons learned mountain biking can easily be applied to everyday life, and often what we learn on the trail reflects our...