15 Valuable Lessons I Learned on My First Bikepacking Trip


I couldn’t help but be enamored of the concept of bikepacking: heading out into the backcountry, riding my bike for days on end, carrying everything that I need to survive, with nowhere else I have to be and nothing else I have to do besides eat, drink, and ride my bike. And apparently, thousands of mountain bikers around the nation, if …

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Watch: How to Get the Stink out of Your Mountain Biking Clothes

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We all know that very specific smell of bike clothes that have seen one too many days in the saddle. After so many times through the washing machine the smell seems to linger, and eventually may get so bad that your riding buddies won’t want to ride behind you anymore. I have a bunch of …

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How To Choose Your First Mountain Bike


Soon after getting bitten by the mountain biking bug, you will be ready to purchase your first “real” mountain bike. The myriad of prices, models and types of mountain bikes available makes the process not unlike buying a car. This guide will give you the info you need to be an informed buyer with realistic …

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