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Fanny Packs Vs. Backpacks: Which one Is Best for Mountain Biking?

The return of hip packs (perhaps better known by their 90s nickname as fanny packs) in the world of mountain biking has left many debating over whether they should opt for a fanny or a backpack. To help you settle the debate and identify which if...

27 May 2019 Posted By: Meredith Wires
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Yoga for Mountain Bikers: Tips & Poses

We recently caught up with Sacred Rides guide Johanna Weintrager. Johanna has a contagious smile and enthusiastic energy, as well as an impressive and wide array of skills. She's an international mountain bike guide, yoga instructor, rock...

01 May 2019 Posted By: Meredith Wires
Mountain biking tips
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How to Pack Minimally for a Mountain Bike Trip

So you're itching for your next mountain bike adventure, but you're dreading the inevitable schlepping of bags and gear across airports, up countless flights of stairs and into hotel rooms.   It doesn’t have to be that...

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7 Questions New Mountain Bikers Want to Ask, but Don't

1. Do I need to wear those ‘geeky’ padded shorts? In short, you don’t NEED to wear the shorts. BUT - you will definitely appreciate padded shorts (also called a chamois or a ‘chammy’). Padded shorts protect you...

01 Mar 2019 Posted By: Meredith Wires
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4 Reasons Mountain Biking With Your Dog Isn't A Good Idea

Today's guest post is from Richard at The Dog Clinic.    The joy of watching your dog sprint through forested singletrack as you follow on your mountain bike is hard to beat, and riding with your dog certainly can be...

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Gift Guide For Mountain Bikers

Today's guest post if from Joey with at Cool of the Wild.   There’s a ton of great mountain biking gear out there. Despite that, buying gifts for mountain bikers isn’t as easy as you may think. Gear is either insanely...

20 Nov 2018 Posted By: Meredith Wires
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mountain bike maintenance

5 DIY Mountain Bike Maintenance Tasks

Mountain biking can be an expensive sport - it's easy to break the bank with the latest gear, accessories,  and top of the line bikes. It seems there's always a new gadget or something to fix.  To ensure you're not handing...

04 Nov 2018 Posted By: Meredith Wires
mountain bike maintenance
Mountain bike inspiration

6 Reasons We Love Mountain Biking (And You Should Too!)

For over 20 years, we've been creating, operating and guiding mountain bike adventures around the world. With every year that passes, every ride that ends and every person we ride with, our inspiration, love and passion for mountain biking...

01 Nov 2018 Posted By: Meredith Wires
Mountain bike inspiration
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5 Tips For Mountain Biking Through Winter

Before you hang your bike up for the fall season you may want to consider pedaling through the winter. Mountain biking in the winter certainly has its mental and physical challenges, but it will help you maintain your fitness, increase your...

02 Oct 2018 Posted By: Meredith Wires
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