Six “Must Ride” Mountain Bike Destinations
Mountain biking is one of the most popular extreme sports all over the world. Bikers from many different countries travel around the globe, looking for the most fascinating biking destinations. For some this is just a hobby, for others it has become an obsession. But once you’ve tasted the euphoria and the great rush of adrenaline, you will never be able to forget this experience.
Asking people which is the best travel destination on Earth is like asking what the best film of the year is – you will get hundreds of different opinions. The situation is even more complicated when we speak of the most popular and attractive mountain biking destinations. There is such a variety of excellent mountain biking opportunities, that it is really hard to say which ones are the best. However, in this article we tried to select some of the most famous and exciting ones. Here is our short list.
This fascinating trail is one of the greatest suggestions in our list. It is not so strenuous and it offers fascinating nature scenery. The trail is 29-miles long and is very well maintained and marked. If you have planned to travel this summer and you are looking for an exciting mountain destination, this trail is definitely a must-ride! In fact, it has been labelled by the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) as one of their “epic” rides.
This is perhaps the most popular mountain bike destination in the world. Every year, more than 100,000 bikers visit this place. It offers plenty of exciting trails, such as Sovereign, Amasa Back and many, many others. No matter which one you choose, be aware that you will be riding in the desert. Dress and outfit yourself accordingly—water is a must.
Alpedorf, Austrian Alps
This fascinating place is famous for some of the most impressing and untamed waterfalls on Earth. Apart from that it offers great opportunities for practising different types of extreme sports as well as excellent conditions for mountain biking. There are 30-km of riverside trails and chairlifts for both walking and biking.
Home to the popular Downieville Classic Mountain Bike Race and Festival, this trail definitely offers a huge rush of adrenalin. It’s 22-miles of breathtaking scenery is a challenge even to the most experienced bikers.
This is not actually a trail. It is more like a system of trails, all connected to each other. If you are interested in spending a few days in the wilderness, this is the perfect choice for you. The place offers an amazing combination of excellent weather conditions, fascinating views and great biking trails. Plus, it is suitable
Author Bio: Jack Sheamus is passionate traveller and explorer. He loves to travel and blog about his experience. Thanks to his current job as a manager at Clean To Perfection, he earns enough money to travel a lot.’
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