10 Tips for Group Mountain Bike Rides

July 20, 2018

Group moun­tain bike rides are an amaz­ing way to meet new peo­ple, learn new skills and dis­cov­er new trails. Moun­tain bike club rides or orga­niz­ing a group of friends to bike togeth­er offers up a com­plete­ly dif­fer­ent expe­ri­ence than rid­ing on your own. When rid­ing in groups, you may be…


5 Resources for Beginner Mountain Bike Riders

May 21, 2018

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…


6 Tips for Buying Adventure Travel Insurance

May 25, 2018

You’ve booked your dream adven­ture hol­i­day — moun­tain bik­ing in the Andes, hik­ing in the Alps or climb­ing in Utah. You’ve been sav­ing your pen­nies, final­ly locked down the dates and start­ed to plan. But, how do you pro­tect your trav­el invest­ment? No mat­ter how expen­sive or extrav­a­gant your adventure…


4 Post-Ride Exercises for Mountain Bikers

May 4, 2018

Today’s guest post is from  Matt at evo. Moun­tain bik­ing is so much fun that it can make you for­get how hard you’re work­ing out on the trails. Once you get back home, how­ev­er, you’ll be sure to feel the sore­ness and tight spots that are the fruits of your labor…


Mountain Bike Training: Lower Body

March 23, 2018

Today’s guest post is from  Matt at evo.  When rid­ing a moun­tain bike, or any bike for that mat­ter, your legs are obvi­ous­ly your main pow­er source. Stronger legs mean more pow­er and bet­ter endurance so you can log more miles on the trail. Train­ing your low­er body strength is essen­tial for…


8 Recovery Tips for Mountain Bikers

March 16, 2018

Todays’ guest post is from Trysh Sut­ton with Pure Path. Cycling, espe­cial­ly moun­tain bik­ing can be extreme­ly tax­ing on the body. The inflam­ma­tion that is felt after such as work­out is due to micro­scop­ic tears in mus­cle fibers, some­thing that is com­plete­ly nor­mal and actu­al­ly nec­es­sary for increas­ing strength and endurance.…


Mountain Bike Training: Arms, Wrists, and Hands

March 9, 2018

Today’s Guest post with from Matthew Sklar at evo Moun­tain bik­ing is all about strong legs, right? Hit the squats and you’ll be ready to rip — or not. Your upper body, name­ly your hands and wrists still play a major role in moun­tain bik­ing. These areas can also be major sources…


Mountain Bike Training: Core and Shoulder Exercises

February 26, 2018

Today’s guest post is from  Matthew Sklar at evo.  We start­ed sell­ing moun­tain bikes at evo not only because it’s an amaz­ing off-sea­son sport for skiers and snow­board­ers, but also because moun­tain bik­ing is a ridicu­lous amount of fun, and way more fun than hit­ting the gym.  How­ev­er, at the end of the…


Tips for Introducing Your Kids to Mountain Biking

January 19, 2018

Today’s guest post is from Sophie Elise at  bestbikesforwomen.com If you’re a moun­tain bik­ing par­ent, you might be think­ing of intro­duc­ing your kids to moun­tain bik­ing. It’s a great activ­i­ty to boost con­fi­dence, con­nect with the great out­doors and cre­ate a spe­cial rela­tion­ship with your child. When intro­duc­ing chil­dren to any…


7 Ways to Prepare for a Guided Mountain Bike Trip

July 18, 2017

So, you’ve decid­ed to plan an epic moun­tain bike hol­i­day  and escape the real world for a  lit­tle sin­gle­track ther­a­py. You’re ready to turn your phone off,  ramp up your ped­al strokes and  hit the road.  As a moun­tain bike tour com­pa­ny, we get asked sim­i­lar ques­tions before the start…