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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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6 Tips For Buying Adventure Travel Insurance

You’ve booked your dream adventure holiday - mountain biking in the Andes, hiking in the Alps or climbing in Utah. You’ve been saving your pennies, finally locked down the dates and started to plan. But, how do you protect your travel...

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5 Resources for Beginner Mountain Bikers

Mountain biking can be a little overwhelming for beginners. Don’t fret, even the pros were beginners at one point. To help fuel your excitement for the sport, we’ve compiled a few video resources that will help build your skills and your...

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How Tire Size and Width Impacts Your Mountain Bike Experience

Today's guest post is from Andrew Lowen at Moment Bicycles.   Tires are essential to mountain biking, the type of terrain you ride and they can have a big impact on your riding experience. Whether you're mountain biking on dry trails...

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Celebrate International Women's Mountain Bike Day

Did you know? Today is International Women’s Mountain Bike Day!   The International Mountain Bike Association  (IMBA)  has deemed  May 5th International Women’s Mountain Bike Day! A celebration of all the ladies...

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4 Post-Ride Exercises For Mountain Bikers

Today's guest post is from  Matt at evo.    Mountain biking is so much fun that it can make you forget how hard you’re working out on the trails. Once you get back home, however, you’ll be sure to feel the soreness...

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8 Recovery Tips For Mountain Bikers

Todays' guest post is from Trysh Sutton with Pure Path.    Cycling, especially mountain biking can be extremely taxing on the body. The inflammation that is felt after such as workout is due to microscopic tears in muscle fibers,...

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8 Common Mountain Bike Mistakes

Today's Guest post is from Heather Lomax at Orangetheory Fitness.   Mountain biking is a tough and rewarding sport. If you're interested in trying mountain biking don’t shy away!  Use the tips below to ensure you avoid some...

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Mountain Biking and Paddling Patagonia

Patagonia conjures up images of snow-capped mountains,   fresh-flowing rivers, and wild landscapes.  There are plenty of opportunities for two-wheeled adventures, whitewater rafting and feeding your adventurous soul - not to mention,...

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4 Reasons To Mountain Bike In Iceland

Velkominn!   It's a phrase you'll hear from friendly  Icelanders as you pedal  through tundra landscapes and enjoy post-ride hot spring dips.     The unique work of Mother Nature has created a land that...