Imagine the life; waking up, rolling out of bed, grabbing your bike and riding out onto new trails every day, competing in front of thousands of people when the season hits in and training hard to improve your skills in the off-season.
Now forget it. You’re not good enough to be a professional mountain biker. That’s why you’re here, right? If you are a professional mountain biker then shut this window already. You have the perfect life and we’re all incredibly jealous. Yes, that means you too Aaron Gwin. We can see you through your webcam. Shut that browser and get back to your saddle.
Just because you’re not good enough to be a pro though doesn’t mean you can’t make a living in the world of mountain biking. It’s not easy, but it can be done. Here are a few ideas… some are more serious than others.