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Getting Lost (and Found) in Peru's Sacred Valley

By Randy Barcena.   I remember sitting on my parents’ couch after the clock hit midnight on New Year's Eve.    Though it was still months away, I was already thinking about what I was going to do for my...

14 Aug 2019 Posted By: Nate Lessnick
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Photo Journal: Journey to Northern Thailand's Sacred Treasures

Thailand may be better known for its white sand beaches and ornate temples, but as we quickly discovered on Sacred Rides' latest 10-day tour, Northern Thailand happens to be riddled with an extensive network of singletrack and backcountry...

15 items under $15 you should pack on a mountain bike trip

So you have your bike packed along with your helmet, shoes, gloves, toolkit, snacks and gear. You’re ready for your bike trip, right?   Hmmm... not quite. You see, the items below may not typically be included in your average...

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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...

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Mountain Biking Moab - The Porcupine Rim Trail - VIDEO

“Try to let go of any expectations.”   Those were the words from our guide and fearless leader, Johanna. We were getting ready to ride the all-too-famous Porcupine Rim trail in Moab, and she knew most of us were on the 6-day...

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Mountain Biking Guatemala, La Ruta De Maya Photo Journal

mountain biking guatemala, la ruta de maya   A few weeks ago, I had the chance to get a taste of mountain biking in Guatemala on a shortened version of our popular La  Ruta de Maya   Ride in and around Antigua. I was joined...

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How to plan a group mountain bike trip (without losing your mind)

For most of us, traveling to a new destination for a week of blissful riding already ranks high on our bucketlists. But traveling to a new destination for a week of blissful riding with a group of our closest riding buddies? That’s about as...

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Riding, Wining and Dining - The Ultimate Southern Ontario Weekend

If you’re local to the Greater Toronto Area, chances are your summers are made up of frequent road trips to the north. Long weekends are as synonymous with Kawartha ice cream, Webers’ burgers and Muskoka brew as they are with hours of...

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Mountain Biking the Alps (Photo Journal and Video)

A long, long time ago, when I was just a kid learning to pop wheelies, I was flipping through a copy of Bike Magazine - we’re talking back in the age of hardtails and dome-shaped helmets - when my eyes landed on a 2-page photo spread that I...

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