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For Women

Best MTB Shorts for Women

September 26, 2022

Moun­tain bik­ing shorts can be an over­whelm­ing realm of the sport, espe­cial­ly for women. There are so many options, and every­one has a dif­fer­ent body type; what brand or style your friend loves may not be what fits you best. There are women-spe­cif­ic brands, uni­sex, or maybe you feel most…

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Inspiration & Humour

You Can Choose Your Family. We Choose Our MTB Family!

August 15, 2022

Lit­tle did we know back in 2006 when we put our tod­dler, Tobin, on a push bike that all of our future fam­i­ly trav­el would revolve around moun­tain bik­ing; we’d been a ski fam­i­ly when Tobin joined our fam­i­ly. My hus­band and I both worked, lived and recre­at­ed at the…

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For Women Inspiration & Humour Destinations

Why I Ride: Reflections on My First Gravel Bike Race

September 7, 2022

by Brit­ta Berube Brit­ta’s first grav­el race expe­ri­ence reminds her why bik­ing is such an inte­gral part of her life. Bik­ing has been an inte­gral part of my life for the past 10 years. I’ve changed career paths, com­mit­ted to sea­son­al work, and moved around to pur­sue my dream of…

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Travel Tips

How to Pack Your Bike for Air Travel 

July 18, 2022

You booked your Sacred Rides Moun­tain Bike Adven­ture; you have your flight lined up, and now you need to pack your bike. This is a very impor­tant part of your trav­els. You will be on your bike all week and want to make sure it’s prop­er­ly secured so noth­ing ends…

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Destinations

Best of the Canadian Rockies Singletrack

March 16, 2022

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 Moun­tain Ram­bler­Rocky Moun­tain Sin­gle­track­West Koote­nay Round-UpRocky Mountain…

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For Women

Calling All Lady Shredders

September 30, 2021

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…

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What Does Mountain Biking Teach You About Life?

May 9, 2022

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…

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Destinations

Ride the Mustang: Journal of a Mountain Bike Tour in Nepal

December 11, 2019

Won­der­ing what it’s like to ride two wheels through the world’s high­est peaks? Read author and pho­tog­ra­ph­er Bryan Cole’s expe­ri­ence on one leg of our moun­tain bike tour through Nepal, the 12-Day Trea­sures of the Himalaya Ride. (You can also check out Mandil Prad­han’s write-up of our tour on Pink…

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Mountain Bike Tips

What Are the Best Mountain Bike Shorts?

August 13, 2022

Abit Shorts. That’s it. Those are the shorts to get. To claim the best shorts is use­less since so many unique pref­er­ences and body shapes dic­tate what is best for you, but I have no sec­ond doubt on what I’m wear­ing for every lap unless I go straight span­dex or…

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Mountain Bike Tips Travel Tips

Packing For a Mountain Bike Ride

July 22, 2022

Tech­nique and fit­ness get the bulk of our prepa­ra­tion and prac­tice with moun­tain bik­ing but being pre­pared for the ride with the cor­rect gear is essen­tial for safe and suc­cess­ful adven­tures. Let’s talk about the key items to pack before hit­ting the trail. We break it down into 3 exposure…

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