The National Cycle Network: Find your nearest traffic-free path and see where it leads! You may even spot art installations, local wildlife – and good ice cream stops.
Spring is here and it’s finally warm enough again to get back on the bike and hit the trails. While for some, it’s time to get your bike serviced and put air in the tires, for others this could mean the start of a new hobby.
Remember how you learned to ride yourself? Remember how your knees were broken and thought that you could never master this science in your life? However, everything turned out to be not so difficult and the childhood experience is remembered with an involuntary smile on his lips.
Do you like to ride, camp and explore in Montana’s Custer Gallatin National Forest or on the Western Slope of Colorado? If so, we need your help to understand the economic impact of mountain biking and outdoor recreation in these areas.
It is now quite clear that we are in the midst of an air quality crisis. While it poses a serious risk to all of us, it is having a particularly detrimental impact on our children, and it is encouraging to see that politicians of all persuasions are now at least beginning to think about how we can start to reverse the trend.
Over the years I’ve learned that the thing that brings me the most joy from mountain biking isn’t the actual riding. Let’s face it: although you do sometimes get a jolt of exhilaration as the wind passes through your hair, the majority of the time pushing those pedals is work!
Mountain biking often means being off the beaten track for extended periods. Your pack needs to contain the necessary kit to look after you and your bike, and to get you home, whatever the trail might throw at you. Here’s my essential guide on what to pack.
Our kids are our most prized beings in our lives and if you’re anything like me you wonder how best to keep your children healthy.