It's all downhill from here.
I arrived the first morning wearing my typical tight-fitting Lycra shorts and pink sleeveless jersey. Clearly, I missed the
How do you organize a family vacation that balances the needs of two young children, a spouse who wants to relax at the pool and spa of a luxury resort, and yours truly, who wants to ride as much singletrack as possible?
"This bear came out of nowhere and was gone before I could ask if it was all right."
The most unexpected of all the sports was easily the dog events. There were four in all: Speed Retrieve, Extreme Vertical
But what I really want to teach him (barring the exasperated sigh and eye-roll) is that, "The downhill coast makes you a good rider, but the uphill climb makes you a great one."
After ten years of mountain biking, UK-based photographer Filip Gierlinski decided to create a project to commemorate the people and landscapes that make the activity so great for him.
When a friend first told me about this amazing trip, "Pilgrimage of Walking Prayer, Magic, Miracles and Mystery on the Camino", I thought there is no way I could afford to do that! Walking the El Camino in France and Spain?
Have you ever seen a dirt blizzard?
One of the joys of mountain biking is that over time you become intimate with the trails. You get to know their nuances and rhythms: a root here, a stone there, now a steep dip and a sharp turn, and then the view of the water through the trees. It becomes familiar, like a trusted lover.