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Inspiration & Humour

10 Reasons Why Mountain Biking Is Better Than Road Biking

December 27, 2013

First off, a dis­claimer: I’m a moun­tain bik­er. Always have been, always will. And as the founder of a moun­tain bike adven­ture com­pa­ny, I’ve made it my career. So I’m more than a bit biased. Sec­ond­ly, I don’t have any­thing against road rid­ing. I’ve tried it many times. I tried to…

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Inspiration & Humour

10 (More) Things Every Mountain Biker Should Do Before They Die

December 18, 2013

My friend Tom Malecha (Filme Von Draussen on Vimeo, and edi­tor of our Why We Ride and Life is Bet­ter on a Moun­tain Bike videos) released an amaz­ing video yes­ter­day, enti­tled ’10 Things Every Moun­tain Bik­er Should Have Done’. It’s a beau­ti­ful video, and you can check it out at the end of this…

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Inspiration & Humour Mountain Bike Tips

9 Tips for Making Your Adventure Dream Come True

December 13, 2013

I know mak­ing your ‘buck­et list’ dreams come true isn’t easy. Life — and bills, and work, and all kinds of oth­er things — keeps get­ting in the way of our best-laid plans. But if we let life keep get­ting in the way of our dreams, we find our­selves one…

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Travel Tips

5 Tips for Flying with Your Mountain Bike

July 6, 2013

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…

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Travel Tips

5 Tips for Flying With Your Mountain Bike

July 6, 2013

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…

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Travel Tips

Top Adventure Travel Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

July 3, 2013

Research shows that over 30% of adven­ture trav­ellers on guid­ed trips report being dis­sat­is­fied with their expe­ri­ence. Often this comes down to some eas­i­ly avoid­able mis­takes. So, after 17 years of trav­el­ing the world with my moun­tain bike and learn­ing the hard way, I’ve list­ed some of the most common…

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Training, Nutrition, and Health Travel Tips

Best Nutritional Snacks for Mountain Bike Travel

November 17, 2011

Today’s guest post is from: Maria Ban­field, a health and nutri­tion writer for Fit and Heal. One of the most impor­tant aspects of trav­el­ing with your moun­tain bike is to make sure you’re eat­ing prop­er­ly. Whether you’re fly­ing to an inter­na­tion­al moun­tain bike des­ti­na­tion or road trip­ping across bor­ders you want…

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