How To Be a Mountain Bike Dad

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It is no secret to most of you that frequent the pages of Singletracks.com that mountain bikers can be, at times, “overwhelmingly enthusiastic” about their sport.  I recently turned 37 years old.  I am a husband of almost 15 years, a dad to 7 1/2-year-old twin girls, and I have been a veterinarian for almost 10 …

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Watch: How To Increase Speed By Following Others – Mountain Bike Skills

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Following your friends can light up your competitive nature and make you see other peoples riding habits and line choice which can reflect well on your own riding. Donny, Scotty and Marc go through a few of the basic rules when following friends

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Riding After Rain: Advice for New Riders

If your bike tire leaves a rut throughout the trail, it is too wet to ride, according to IMBA’s Mark Eller.

This time of year, mud, snow, and ice cover trails across the continent, and sunshine is in short supply. Most mountain bikers acknowledge that riding soft trails can accelerate erosion and widen precious singletrack into jeep roads. But sometimes, it’s tough to know if trails are dry enough to ride. “It is something that takes some experience,” said …

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