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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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Why (Some) Mountain Biking Men Need To Grow The F!@# Up

Men, we have to do better.   Yesterday I saw a post in my Facebook feed - from a popular mountain bike group - that was a variation of a popular internet meme going around. Because of the heated discussion that ensued, the post has since been...

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3 Things To Do Before Your Mountain Bike Adventure

Chances are, your first memories of riding a bike was with friends as a fun pastime. Back then, your greatest adventures would have been to the nearest off-road area in your neighborhood and no doubt those were the happiest moments of your childhood...

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Pedaling Peru: Blending Mountain Biking and Inca Culture

 I gazed out the airplane window as the houses, roads and hustle bustle of  Lima, Peru's largest city slowly faded into the clouds.  I closed my eyes to imagine the 10 days of mountain biking that lay ahead. In just over an hour,...

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Ridin' Solo on a Guided Mountain Bike Trip

Today's Guest post is from Monica Catalano, follow Monica on Instagram @wanderingmtbher   In May 2016 I had just gone through a pretty tough break-up. I needed to get away and clear my head and decided that a good challenge and doing...

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Do's & Don'ts of Alpine Mountain Biking in British Columbia

Today's guest post is from Robyn Goldsmith.   British Columbia  is home to an increasing number of absolutely spectacular alpine mountain bike trails. Among others in BC, Rossland has the Seven Summits, Revelstoke has Frisby Ridge...

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5 Ways Traveling Changes You and Helps You Grow

Today's guest post is from Lysha  Rohan .    Traveling can be life-changing.  Jet-setters and adventurers often return home with a new appreciation for the world around them, a deeper sense of gratitude for the natural...

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Women Only: Must Watch New Zealand Video

New Zealand has become known in recent years as one of the top adventure destinations in the world, and with good reason. This 9-day journey from Nelson to Queenstown is an intermediate level women's ride, jam packed with true mountain bike...

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Mountain Biking Guatemala: Video

As the days become shorter and the evenings grow longer, you may be starting to think about a winter mountain bike adventure.  Guatemala offers the perfect location for a winter mountain bike escape. There are few places on Earth where thousand...

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5 Mountain Biker Stereotypes: Help Set Them Straight

From an outsiders perspective, mountain biking can seem intimidating, dangerous and not for the faint of heart.  Like any sport though, what you see in Red Bull videos and  YouTube stunt videos is not the reality of the sport that is...

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