What’s good about Mountain and Trail Biking (MTB)? Everything!
As a former road rider, I thought MTB riding was somewhat insane when I first started. I mean, there were trees, palmetto roots, sand, logs, steep uphills, steep downhills, rocks and sometimes even mud looming around every corner just waiting to knock me off my bike.
What I came to realize is that it makes you feel pretty darn good about yourself the first time you conquer a feature that had always blocked your momentum. And that feeling translates over into every part of your life.
If you ride on trails, you will likely:
We have all heard the saying “do it right the first time”. In addition to lots of other things, it also applies to trail riding. It is easy to apply road riding habits (like using the two middle fingered “bird brake”) that make controlling your bike more difficult on the trail. Take a lesson, get on your bike and ride!