Life is full of tradeoffs. Riding fun trails is fun, but spending an hour in traffic is not. On the other hand, it’s nice to ride to the ride, but not all that thrilling when the local trails are pretty basic. Decision time!
Of course every mountain biker’s ideal situation is to have a wide variety of trails right outside the door, and in many places that exists. If you already live in such a place, treat this question as a hypothetical. Or, just skip this survey and go out for a quick ride you lucky SOB.
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