Sandra recently went on a 3-day solo bike packing trip and wants to share what she did to help you prepare for your next bike packing adventure. Read on to find out how she got her bike ready, what equipment and food she packed, and how she packed it and carried it.
Mental preparedness and control is part of becoming a better athlete. As a PMBIA instructor I believe that learning foundation skills and then more complex maneuvers helps with this preparedness because you will have more control on your bike. And this leads to more performance which might mean more speed, bigger drops, or just more fun.
With all the indoor training and outdoor fat biking we do in the cold riding season, it's no surprise that we get hungry. Really hungry. Like, half a pizza hungry. So after a few months of being hangry, Mike decided to find out if we could eat better to stay fuelled for riding and recovery.
Whatever you’ve been up to since bike season wrapped up in the fall, if you plan on being bike-fit for the start of the season, you should consider doing some indoor training to get ready for your next epic bike season. Check out our getting started guide for equipment and software suggestions and how to get started training indoors.
When I mention to friends that I am going to ride my trainer in the basement, often their response is, “Really, it sounds so boring?”. Yes, it can be boring until you find out what works for you. It took me 3 years to get a system in place that I liked. Now I don’t just like it, I look forward to the regular exercise and fitness gains.
If you're looking for fatbike trail in Eastern Ontario, the Ottawa-Gatineau Fatbike Trail Primer covers where the trails are, trial maps, and how to ride them. We have kick-ass trails. Come and try them!