5 Resources for Beginner Mountain Bike Riders

Moun­tain bik­ing can be a lit­tle over­whelm­ing for begin­ners. Don’t fret, even the pros were begin­ners at one point. To help fuel your excite­ment for the sport, we’ve com­piled a few video resources that will help build your skills and your con­fi­dence out on the trails. For more great mountain…

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How to Minimize Your Environmental Impact When Mountain Biking

Moun­tain bik­ing can be a darn right spir­i­tu­al expe­ri­ence. Rip­ping and rid­ing through trails, sur­round­ed by the sounds, smells, and sights of the nat­ur­al world make you feel alive.  Liv­ing in the moment becomes a lit­tle eas­i­er when moun­tain bik­ing.  The trails and nat­ur­al beau­ty we depend on for these…

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5 Reasons to Try Mountain Biking

Today’s guest post is from Sophie Elise. Moun­tain bik­ing is gain­ing pop­u­lar­i­ty, with trails, bike clin­ics, events and races for all skill lev­els and rid­ing styles pop­ping up across the coun­try, you’re guar­an­teed to find an aspect of moun­tain bik­ing that speaks to you.    If you’ve ever thought of…

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Video: Fire and Ice — Iceland

Well, we have offi­cial­ly end­ed our 2018 sum­mer sea­son!  We wel­comed Rid­ers from around the world to British Colum­bia,  Switzer­land, Italy,  Slove­nia, Croa­t­ia, and Cal­i­for­nia to ride the best trails, and expe­ri­ence the local area with our amaz­ing guid­ing team.    We also ran our first Fire and Ice  Ride in stun­ning Iceland,…

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8 Must-Ride Mountain Bike Trails in New Zealand

From stun­ning coastal views to epic moun­tain rides, New Zealand’s diverse land­scape pro­vides the per­fect play­ground for any moun­tain bik­er. From pur­pose-built sin­gle­track to nat­ur­al tech­ni­cal tracks you can enjoy a vari­ety of flow and tech­ni­cal trails through­out the coun­try. Need­less to say, New Zealand also offers up amaz­ing post-ride…

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8 Videos That Will Make You Want to Mountain Bike in Peru

We invit­ed Ryan from the Loam Ranger YouTube Chan­nel to join us on our Inca Trail All-Moun­tain ride in Peru.  Ryan isn’t only a great moun­tain bik­er.   He also has a spe­cial tal­ent for cap­tur­ing moments that make our jaws drop and telling sto­ries that inspire us all to ride and…

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10 Female Mountain Bikers to Follow on Instagram

Years ago, you’d be hard-pressed to surf the Inter­net and find inspir­ing bad-ass moun­tain bik­ing women. Not that they weren’t out there, they just weren’t get­ting the recog­ni­tion they deserved.  Now, the land­scape has changed and female moun­tain bik­ers (myself includ­ed) have strong female role mod­els to look up to…

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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 way. Believe me, I used to be a chron­ic over­pack­er — throw­ing every­thing I…

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5 Must-Ride Mountain Bike Trails in Seattle

Today’s guest post is from Asa at evo.   Whether you live in Seat­tle or you’re mak­ing a pil­grim­age to the PNW’s lush forests and loamy brown pow dirt, the city’s sur­round­ing land­scapes are great for lovers of moun­tain bikes. Vast­ly under­rat­ed in terms of access to the great out­doors, Seattle’s geographic…

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Yoga for Mountain Bikers: Tips and 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 climber, sports nutri­tion con­sul­tant, for­mer XC and DH rac­er and is always eager…

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