19 Hilarious Mountain Bike Memes

March 9, 2019

If you’re look­ing for trail­side tips and moun­tain bike advice… move on!   This post is sim­ply here to put a smile on your face and remind you that hit­ting the moun­tain bike trails with your rid­ing pals is one of the best things you can do… for your own happiness…


8 Must-Ride Mountain Bike Trails in New Zealand

October 4, 2018

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…


7 Questions New Mountain Bikers Want to Ask, But Don’t

March 2, 2019

1. Do I need to wear those geeky padded shorts? In short, you don’t NEED to wear the shorts. BUT, you will def­i­nite­ly appre­ci­ate padded shorts (also called a chamois or a cham­my). Padded shorts pro­tect you against sad­dle sores and pro­tect your but­tocks! If you’re just start­ing to ride,…


10 Female Mountain Bikers to Follow on Instagram

February 15, 2019

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…


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

November 8, 2018

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…


Photo Journal: Mountain Biking Iceland

January 5, 2019

Ice­land  is a land craft­ed for moun­tain bik­ers. With breath­tak­ing scenery,  geot­her­mal hot pools, cozy accom­mo­da­tions and the wel­com­ing smile of Ice­landers, you’ll nev­er want to leave.  Not to men­tion, there is amaz­ing sin­gle­track. The moun­tain bike trails in Ice­land are demand­ing and tech­ni­cal.  You’ll have to work hard to…


Dos and Don’ts of Alpine Mountain Biking in British Columbia

September 22, 2017

Today’s guest post is from Robyn Gold­smith. British Colum­bia  is home to an increas­ing num­ber of absolute­ly spec­tac­u­lar alpine moun­tain bike trails. Among oth­ers in BC, Ross­land has the Sev­en Sum­mits, Rev­el­stoke has Fris­by Ridge and Key­stone, and Whistler has the new­ly built Lord of the Squir­rels. Moun­tain bik­ing in…


Video: Fire and Ice — Iceland

September 24, 2018

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,…


5 Reasons to Try Mountain Biking

July 24, 2018

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…


How to Minimize Your Environmental Impact When Mountain Biking

July 20, 2018

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…