Mountain Biking on Adventure Tour: Guide and Tips

By: Steve Manik

People who love sports usually can't resist mountain biking. The sport is considered to be most adventurous and also provides an amazing back country experience. The tour is enjoyable especially if you have taken good experience in bike riding.

If you have already had a pedaling experience on an exercise bike, you would enjoy your tour. It is time to carry some maps and go ahead with your challenging expedition. The outdoor game will get you acquainted with the nature and also help you stay fit and also in good shape. You would simply love racing down the mountain. It may seem to be a dangerous game but the thrill would allure towards it to experience more.

North America has some of the best locations for mountain biking. If you have already decided to go for mountain biking, you should follow certain tips in order to make sure that you remain safe during the whole journey. You need to get into the game with caution.

a)You should always carry good reliable and accurate location maps so as to avoid confusion. Maps prove to be a good source of relief and help during any kind of inconvenience and confusion during the journey.
b)It is extremely important to check the fuel tank and air pressure in your car tyres. Also check if the clutch plates, brakes, gears, engines are working well and arranged in good order.
c)A valid license will let you enjoy the trip. It is a proof of your valuable experience in this field.
d)There are certain essential skills you require to possess. You need to get familiar with "technical single track" if you are keen on riding. This kind of a tour is usually meant for experience holding mountain bikers who possess the skills to handle things such as light turns, obstacle -strewn paths, stream crossings and rock ledges.
e)Your bikes should possess a good low-gear ratio like the 22x3 or bottom gear such as 24x28. Make sure that your rental bike is equipped with front suspension. Some of these bikes come with full-suspensions and shocks in front and rear that can assist you in your rugged ride so that you can ride with comfort and safety.
f)Don't forget to carry at least two sets of bike clothing such as padded bike shorts and some synthetic or wool jerseys with good quality gloves and helmet.

Travel Tips
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 
 • 

» More on Travel Tips
 



Share this article :
Click to see more related articles