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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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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 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...

how to convince your spouse to let you go on a mountain bike trip
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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...

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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...

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7 Adventure Travel Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Research shows that over 30% of adventure travellers on guided trips report being dissatisfied with their experience. Often this comes down to some easily avoidable mistakes.   So, after 17 years of traveling the world with my mountain bike...

5 Tips for Flying With Your Mountain Bike by Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Adventures

5 Tips for Flying With Your Mountain Bike

1. Get a proper case If you plan on traveling more than once with your mountain bike, or are doing multiple legs on your journey, invest in a proper case for your bike. Nothing sucks more than getting to your destination, opening up your...

Top 10 airlines for flying with your mountain bike
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Top 10 Airlines for Flying With Your Mountain Bike

Dealing with airlines can often be the most frustrating aspect of mountain bike travel. You show up at the airport with your bike carefully packed up, walk up to the counter and place your bag on the scale... and then choke on your coffee as the...

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Why We Mountain Bike - downloadable poster

This poster has been going viral on our Facebook page (as of last count, 380 shares and over 900 likes in 3 days), and we've had several people request versions they can print out or use as desktop wallpaper on their computer, so here it is:...

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