Author: Nate Lessnick

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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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What The Pros Ride - Part 2

In our What the Pros Ride series, we feature 4 members of  our intrepid team of guides from around the world and their trail weapons of choice (click here if you missed Part 1 of the series).    This week, allow us to introduce...

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What the Pros Ride - Part 1

Over the next few weeks, we'll be introducing you to our lead guides from around the world and their trusty steeds.  Our guides spend  some serious quality time  on their two-wheeled machines - racking up thousands of  klicks...

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Most Popular MTB Destination Videos

A wise Antoine de Saint-Exupery  once said:  "It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and in creative action that we find our supreme joys."   Well ain't that the truth.     The following mountain...

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