RideHigh MTB BLOG

Welcome to the RideHigh MTB Blog page where you can stay up to date with what we’re up to, find top MTB tips and advice and learn more about us and our  beautiful home region of North Wales.

Winter Training: Why We Should Work On Strength & Mobility

Winter Training: Why We Should Work On Strength & Mobility

Why is it so important to consistently work on our strength and mobility as mountain bikers? Being stronger and more flexible will enable you to ride longer, stronger and avoid injury. It will help your posture, your technique and will improve your ability to withstand the stresses and strains associated with riding bikes down and up rough, challenging terrain. It will also make you a better healthier human!

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Night Riding: Why You Should Give it a Try

Night Riding: Why You Should Give it a Try

Riding along a forest trail in the darkness with heightened senses attuned to what is out there, outside your pool of light. You can hear the crunch of your tyres, the sound of your own breathing and the rustling in the bushes of nocturnal animals. An howl hoots close by and your friends chatter stops as everyone listens, looks up at the stars and breathes in the cold, clear night air.

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Winter Motivation: Kath’s Top Tips

Winter Motivation: Kath’s Top Tips

How do you stay motivated to ride through the winter? Maybe you escape to the sunny south for a sunny riding break and a quick fix of Vitamin D? Maybe you stay put and invest in some great kit and explore new trail centres and bike parks with your riding friends? These are Kath’s top tips for making it through to Spring!

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Top Tips for Wet Weather Riding

Top Tips for Wet Weather Riding

The last of the late summer’s dry conditions have now gone from North Wales and the autumn mud, wet weather and deep puddles are back. Do you pack away your riding kit and bike and get the turbo set up in the garage or do you continue to get your fresh air and feel good riding fix throughout the autumn and winter? Here’s Kath’s top tips blog for what to wear to ensure you continue to enjoy your riding no matter what the weather throws at you!

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