How to Buy Your First Mountain Bike — 4 Tips

The fol­low­ing is a guest post by our friend Corey Mad­docks at singletracks.com. If you’re look­ing for more infor­ma­tion like this, check out our 66-page Begin­ner’s Guide to Moun­tain Bik­ing e‑book — down­load it for free using the form at right! HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR FIRST MOUNTAIN BIKE Soon after get­ting bit­ten…Con­tin­ue read­ingHow to Buy Your First Moun­tain Bike — 4 Tips

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6 Awesome Mountain Bike Exercises

YOUR OWN MOUNTAIN BIKING TRAINING PROGRAM! Here are 6 awe­some train­ing exer­cis­es you can use to get you moun­tain bik­ing faster, stronger, and with few­er injuries, from our friend Steven Moniz at Mon­vi­da Sports. SQUATS Squats work your glutes, ham­strings and quads. Start with your feet shoul­der-width apart, your core tight…Con­tin­ue read­ing6 Awe­some Moun­tain Bike Exercises

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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 card­board bike box and find­ing a…Con­tin­ue read­ing5 Tips for Fly­ing With Your Moun­tain Bike

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Video: Biking and Paddling in Patagonia

Patag­o­nia offers some amaz­ing adven­ture trav­el oppor­tu­ni­ties! Enjoy this epic video from our Patag­o­nia Ped­al and Pad­dle trip! The word Patag­o­nia con­jures up images of brave adven­tur­ers and remote land­scapes in a hid­den cor­ner of the world. For cen­turies the world’s bravest have test­ed them­selves in these lands — often with…Con­tin­ue read­ingVideo: Bik­ing and Pad­dling in Patagonia

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What Does Mountain Biking Teach You About Life?

Good writ­ers have often used sport as a metaphor for life: the lessons of the play­ing field or are­na applied to dai­ly liv­ing. If Nor­man Mail­er (box­ing), William Kennedy (base­ball) and John Irv­ing (wrestling) had spent time on a moun­tain bike, they would have learned: The 20 Life Lessons in…Con­tin­ue read­ingWhat Does Moun­tain Bik­ing Teach You About Life?

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HAVE YOU HIT A MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAINING PLATEAU? 4 ACTIONS TO SPIKE THE FLATLINE!

Have You Hit a Plateau? Hit­ting a plateau in moun­tain bike skill devel­op­ment is a hard real­i­ty to face, although it hap­pens to the best of us.  Flat­ten­ing out after a major learn­ing curve of dial­ing in and mas­ter­ing new skills is com­mon.  Embrace the plateau!   Know anoth­er learn­ing…Con­tin­ue read­ingHAVE YOU HIT A MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAINING PLATEAU? 4 ACTIONS TO SPIKE THE FLATLINE!

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Best of the Canadian Rockies Singletrack

The Best of the Cana­di­an Rock­ies Sin­gle­track Have you been dream­ing of rid­ing the incred­i­ble sin­gle­track of the Cana­di­an Rock­ies? If not, we encour­age you to start. We have four unfor­get­table tours lined up for you—they all have some­thing unique to offer and vary in length, loca­tion, and dif­fi­cul­ty. Rocky…Con­tin­ue read­ingBest of the Cana­di­an Rock­ies Singletrack

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Calling All Lady Shredders

For all the ladies (cis, trans, and non-bina­ry) look­ing to leave the men at home while you kick back and catch some flowy sin­gle­track with just the girls—we’ve got you cov­ered! Sacred Rides cur­rent­ly offers 4 unique women’s moun­tain bike tours (with more in the works). Moun­tain Bike Mec­ca of…Con­tin­ue read­ingCall­ing All Lady Shredders

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Mountain Biking in St. George, Utah: Salt on the Rim with a Side of Guac

You’ve all heard that say­ing “April show­ers bring May flow­ers,” but this is not the case in SW Utah. On our last Sin­ners and Saints moun­tain bike tour in Utah that wrapped up on the last day of April, we saw a sweep­ing array of beau­ti­ful bloom­ing cac­ti and wild­flow­ers pop­ping out of the dry desert…Con­tin­ue read­ingMoun­tain Bik­ing in St. George, Utah: Salt on the Rim with a Side of Guac

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Photo Journal: Mountain Biking Peru

The best Dai­ly Dirt con­tent always comes from our Rid­ers, the pas­sion­ate moun­tain bik­ers from around the globe that are eager to explore new trails, cre­ate long-last­ing friend­ships and ride, ride, ride! That’s why after our Inca-Trail All Moun­tain Bike trip in Peru this Sep­tem­ber, I was excit­ed to con­nect…Con­tin­ue read­ingPho­to Jour­nal: Moun­tain Bik­ing Peru

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