If you want to trully live your experiences while on any type of trip, plan ahead. Visit the places you want to go to before going. Do research, see pictures, videos, talk to people. When it comes to mountain biking expeditions, things are not at all different, first of all because mountain biking is not a hobby, it’s a way of life.
Here are a few tips & tricks you could find handy when thinking about taking your bike in an expedition in the mountains.
- Plan: think about how long will you be out there. Where will you be riding and what type of terrain will you be facing are things to consider as well. Get details on the weather and see how accessible the trails are. Knowing all this it will make it easier for you to figure out what type of gear to take with you and what type.
- Prepare: yes, the gear is so important, however your mind and body need some preparation as well.
- Gear: of course, there are a lot of options out there. Choose simple, reliable and make sure it is one that you can easily fix yourself. First of all you need the best car bike rack for your mountain bike, if you plan a trip away from home. Again, lots of options out there.
- Just do it! Many people take very good care of the above, but when it comes to acting, they stop and do anything else instead. Be still. Don’t let all this planning be in vain.
Mountain biking has a lot of benefits, advantages, you name it. Here are a few that will increase your level of awesomeness. Of course, these are only a few examples. You can add more, your very own, personal advantages.
It’s an incredible workout
You’ll get closer to nature
It will bring adventure into your life
You will see places you have never seen before
You will learn how to meditate
You will meet great people
Self-sufficiency will no longer be an issue
You will be more confident in your own powers
For many people, mountain biking is a life fixer, it is a way of releasing tension, stress, a way of finding peace, serenity. Please let us know what is the impact this incredible sport has upon your life. We would very much appreciate your insights, personal stories, challenges and their results no matter if good or not so good.
Until next time, RIDE ON!