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

May 7, 2021

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…

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Mountain Biking in Quebec: a Photo Journal

August 20, 2020

You prob­a­bly know about Que­bec’s maple syrup and french fries cov­ered in cheese curds and gravy, but did you know it has an equal­ly delec­table net­work of pur­pose-built sin­gle­track? And that net­work is with­in just a short dri­ve of the UNESCO World Her­itage Site of Old Québec City. Sim­ply put,…

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Mountain Biking (and Whitewater Rafting) in Patagonia: for Serious Adventurer-Seekers Only

August 19, 2020

Escape to par­adise at the end of the world, where you’ll spend 9 days moun­tain bik­ing and white water raft­ing in Patag­o­nia. This itin­er­ary, led by expe­ri­enced and knowl­edge­able local guides in the remote regions of the spec­tac­u­lar Andes moun­tain range, is the per­fect com­bi­na­tion for adven­ture-seek­ers. Watch the video…

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Mountain Biking In Peru: Getting Lost (and Found) in the Sacred Valley

August 14, 2019

When it comes to birth­day cel­e­bra­tions, we don’t think it can get much bet­ter than moun­tain bik­ing in Peru. Read on and get inspired—what will YOU do for your next trip around the sun? (The fol­low­ing post was writ­ten by Randy Barce­na.) I was sit­ting on my par­ents’ couch after…

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Mountain Biking and Heli-Biking in Spain: a Photo Journal

November 28, 2019

Unfor­get­table Moun­tain Bik­ing Expe­ri­ences through Beau­ti­ful Spain Join us on our Pyre­nees & Beyond tour for some unfor­get­table moun­tain bik­ing expe­ri­ences through beau­ti­ful Spain. You’ll ped­al trails that criss­cross over mil­lion-year-old sea beds through aban­doned mid­dle-age vil­lages, across wine regions, and along rocky foothills. Then meet the rugged Pyre­nees to expe­ri­ence heli-access…

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Mountain Biking in the Pyrenees, Spain: History, Heli-Drops, and Heart

October 30, 2019

You prob­a­bly know Spain for the run­ning of the bulls, rich red wine, fla­men­co danc­ing, sun­ny Mediter­ranean beach­es, fas­ci­nat­ing his­to­ry, and foot­ball (that’s soc­cer to Cana­di­ans, eh?). But you should also get to know Spain, and the Span­ish Pyre­nees, as an incred­i­ble place for moun­tain bik­ing. If you dream of…

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How to Pack Minimally for a Mountain Bike Trip

March 9, 2019

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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A Day on a British Columbia Mountain Bike Tour

August 7, 2019

Peo­ple are often ask­ing us,  “What’s it like to go on a Sacred Rides trip?” It’s a dif­fi­cult ques­tion to answer because we can nev­er find just the right words to describe the expe­ri­ence and do it jus­tice. So let’s just show you, instead. Scroll to the bot­tom of this post…

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Mountain Biking in Spain: 5 Reasons to Ride the Camino de Santiago

July 20, 2019

The Camino de San­ti­a­go is a net­work of ancient pil­grim routes that stretch across Europe and lead to the reput­ed bur­ial grounds of the apos­tle Saint James. Dis­cov­ered in the 9th cen­tu­ry and locat­ed in the great San­ti­a­go de Com­postela cathe­dral in north­west­ern Spain, Saint James’s tomb has been visited…

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Photo Journal: Mountain Biking Washington

July 2, 2019

n June 2019, we offered a spe­cial 7‑day sin­gle­track moun­tain bike ride in beau­ti­ful Wash­ing­ton State. The ride explored ancient Pacif­ic North­west rain­forests and the beau­ti­ful Cas­cade moun­tain range. Home to giant Dou­glas firs, Orca whales, bald eagles, wild white-water rivers, strong cof­fee, count­less IPA’s and unbe­liev­able moun­tain biking -…

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