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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

50 States, 50 Beautiful Races

Planning a racing road trip, or just daydreaming? If you're going to commit to training—and potentially traveling—for a race, it should be worth your time, money and sweat. We hand-picked some of the most scenic courses in the country...  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

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

Yesterday was great.. 1hr weights, 10 mile bike ri
Updated 7/21/2016 8:06:15 AM

Yesterday was great.. 1hr weights, 10 mile bike ride ,2 mile jog. Just wasn't feeling quite up to it this morning... I thought maybe I'd at least get a couple of miles in. couple of miles out, I said, "a little more", kept on until 2 became 9....  Read more

Went for a bike ride this evening to keep the even
Updated 7/19/2016 8:47:44 PM

Went for a bike ride this evening to keep the evening munchies away. It worked!...  Read more

Challenged myself today! I rode bike 8.5 miles. Be
Updated 7/19/2016 11:42:44 AM

Challenged myself today! I rode bike 8.5 miles. Beautiful out there! Have a great day everyone.....  Read more

Good Morning Friends: I'm heading out for a bike r
Updated 7/19/2016 8:34:19 AM

Good Morning Friends: I'm heading out for a bike ride after breakfast :) What's your exercise choice today?...  Read more

Road my bike today for the 1st time in a couple of
Updated 7/18/2016 10:34:53 PM

Road my bike today for the 1st time in a couple of years. Loved it!...  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

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

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