Top 4 Reasons to Race your Mountain Bike


It's Daylight Savings Time. You know what that means... More time to ride!  Now that the days are longer, where will your bike take you? If you're on the fence about whether or not to sign up for any races, here are our top four reasons to get out there and race your mountain bike!
1) EXPLORE: Training for and competing in a race is a great excuse to explore a new trail and enjoy new scenery that your normal routes don't provide.

2) GET AWAY: Make it a vacation! Choose a mountain bike race in another part of the country and challenge yourself with different terrain or experience a new rock garden.

3) MAKE FRIENDS: Mountain biking is great for solitude, but a race gives you the opportunity to mix things up a bit and meet cool new, like-minded people.

4) IMPROVE: You'll push yourself to be faster and better when you compete against others.

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This Article Updated March 13, 2017 @ 02:29 AM For more information contact: