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Mountain Bike Safety Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Mountain Bike Safety.

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Tips for Buying the Right Bicycle

Whether you want to help the environment, cut down on your gasoline expenses, or simply exercise in the great outdoors, cycling is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time. And it’s one of the fastest growing leisure activities in t...  Read more

Winter Workout Safety Tips

Depending on where you live, weather conditions can vary greatly throughout the year. If you enjoy exercising outdoors, the different seasons certainly bring their share of joys and sorrows. Who wouldn’t enjoy walking, running, or biking on a w...  Read more

Return to the Outdoors with Your Bike

With the weather nice and warm, now is as good a time as ever to get yourself and those you love outside! Is there a better way to exercise than to be out in the warm sunshine, feeling that cool breeze cross over you? Dust off your bike, bring th...  Read more

Try a New Sport this Freezin' Season

The weather outside is frightful-- but that pond in your neighborhood is delightful. Frozen solid now, it offers all kinds of possibilities for winter sports that’ll keep you trim until springtime. What’s more, if you take to the ice...  Read more

Bicycle Safety Tips

Whether you want to cut down on pollution or you want to get in shape, riding a bike is a great way to get around. But your trip could end in tragedy if you don’t ride safely. Just like driving a vehicle on the road, cyclists must observe what&...  Read more

So ready to start walking, jogging or ride bike
Updated 10/16/2014 5:24:53 PM

306 So everyone out there is ready to start walking, jogging or ride bike. Well if you need some help drop me an e-mail and I'll give you some help on what you can do to get your step in to get your miles. I been working on getting around 4000 to...  Read more

Just started a new job & have to bike 20 mi. a day
Updated 10/16/2014 3:19:09 AM

Just started a new job & have to bike 20 mi. a day from commuting; I've already lost 10lb in one week! I'm so happy and excited, can't wait to lose more. The only thing I need a bit more help with is my diet. I'd appreciate some tips(I don't buy food...  Read more

I had to put away my bike today. I live in an apar
Updated 10/9/2014 6:34:20 PM

I had to put away my bike today. I live in an apartment on the 3rd floor and they took away the bike racks. Now I have to find some other form of good exercise because I really don't want to carry my bike up and down 3 flights of stairs. Help!...  Read more

Went on a killer bike ride today! My friend does i
Updated 10/8/2014 2:06:44 PM

Went on a killer bike ride today! My friend does it all the time and I decided to join him. Had no idea we would be biking 15 miles! Im pooped :) time to go to work haha...  Read more

Did you ride a bike today?
Updated 10/20/2014 8:06:31 PM

Yes...  Read more

Raisins are nature's candy bar-- good for preventing the BONK

Biking high intensity, taking a raisin break, and then biking the second half is what keeps me going. I'll eat 1.5 ounces of raisins which are loaded with fructose. It's great for taking a break on the mountain bike trail, and not only motivates me...  Read more

Making outdoor walks easier as it grows dark...

I bought several of those little belt-attachment or keychain-attachment battery-powered bike lights (the ones that bikers use to ride at night; they're sold in bike shops and outdoor equipment stores), and I keep one in each of my carrybags, so that...  Read more

Tri-Sport: Triathletes, Duathletes, and more!

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Inspiring Stories: Ditching the Training Wheels, at 26

Riding a bike is a rite of passage. When you're still a little tyke, Mom and Dad surprise you with a shiny new two-wheeler for your birthday, plus a helmet (and maybe knee/elbow pads if you're as clumsy as I am). You're so excited! It's just what you...  Read more

Poll: Why do YOU exercise?

There are lots of good reasons why people exercise. We all know that itís something we should do because itís good for our health, helps us stay active and enjoy life longer, and burns extra calories for weight loss or weight maintenance.But most peo...  Read more