Can I Mountain Bike When the Trail is Wet?

Sometimes we wait all week to get to the weekend, where the mountain bike trails are waiting, and happiness is guaranteed. Sometimes, the world forsakes us, and Fridays are filled with a torrential downpour leaving the question lingering: Can you mountain bike after rain? The issue is, riding on tacky mud can be incredibly enjoyable.

By |2021-12-07T22:40:31+00:00November 22nd, 2021|mountain bike|

Basic Mountain Bike Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

Just like a car, your bike needs to be regularly taken to the shop and put through the wash. The more the bike is shown the love and care it deserves, the better your performance will get when you hit the trail. It’s worth mentioning that bikes are a crazy expensive investment nowadays. So, the

By |2021-12-07T22:21:13+00:00November 8th, 2021|bike tips|

What Makes the Sonoran Desert Unique?

“You had to be there to get it.” It’s something we hear often when something unique and special has happened. Certain places hold this same value. Sometimes experiencing something is the only way to fully understand what makes that place so special to those who have lived there for their entire lives, or even those

By |2021-10-29T22:32:06+00:00October 29th, 2021|Arizona|

How to Mountain Bike in a Group

Hitting the trails by yourself to enjoy a ride through a beautiful landscape is something that everyone needs. Other riders can be difficult to share the space with, but when you ride with others, you can meet new people, add a great social dynamic to the ride, and build additional skills. In that case, you

By |2021-10-22T20:18:01+00:00October 22nd, 2021|bike tips, mountain bike|

Things to do in Arizona this Fall

As the air becomes crisp and the days become less of an inferno, Arizona becomes a paradise for outdoor activities. Fall activities in Arizona have the massive benefit of shorter days and far less sun. If the summer's heat turns you away from getting out into the desert, the Fall is your time to shine.

By |2021-09-24T19:56:25+00:00September 24th, 2021|Arizona|

What is Proper Trail Etiquette?

It’s important to remember that there will likely be other trail users no matter how far out you may go. There are no doors to hold open for others or the correct fork to eat your salad with, but there is still proper etiquette to have while out on the trail.  Don’t worry. There’s no need

By |2021-09-09T19:50:47+00:00September 9th, 2021|bike tips, hiking, mountain bike|

Mountain Biking Tips to Teach Your Kids

Parental and life responsibilities can make it more challenging to get our kids outside as much as they ought to be. When thinking of ways to get the kids off the screen and into the natural world, mountain biking might not be the first thing that comes to mind, simply since many of us might

By |2021-08-27T16:29:06+00:00August 27th, 2021|bike tips|

How Much Water Should I Bring Hiking?

When you’re packing your backpack for your hiking trip in the Sonoran Desert, you’ve got to think about both comfort and safety. From choosing your hiking shoes and attire to planning how much water to bring, the amount of planning you do can make or break your hiking trip! We’ve paired research with firsthand experience

By |2021-08-16T21:17:19+00:00August 16th, 2021|hiking|

Top 3 Intermediate Mountain Bike Trails in Phoenix, AZ

The more you bike, the more you crave trails that will challenge you and your newly developed skills. Riding beginner trails is fun, but moving up another level can open up a world of possibilities and different routes to ride. Arizona is full of various levels of terrain ranging from total beginner to professional grade

By |2021-07-19T20:55:44+00:00July 19th, 2021|Arizona, fat bike, mountain bike|

Safety Tips for Hiking and Biking in the Arizona Heat

Heatwaves of epic proportions have been crashing all over the US this year. The heat can be a significant deterrent to most when considering going outside on a hike or a ride, but it doesn’t need to be. When it’s done right, you can stay cool, and more importantly, you can stay safe while hiking

By |2021-07-08T21:40:47+00:00July 8th, 2021|Arizona, bike tips, hiking, mountain bike|
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