Mountain Biking

25 Moments That Perfectly Sum Up Your Day on a Mountain Bike

We've all been there...

1) You wake up and see the sun outside



2) …and immediately get Dressed for Mountain Biking, Get your bike and get to the car as quickly as possible



3) You drive crazy fast to the trails terrified you’re going to miss the good weather


4) Almost crashing because you just had to know what components that bike on the roof of the car to your right had fitted



5) You arrive at the local car park like…



6) You meet your riding buddies there


7) Then remember you’ve got half an hour of uphill before you see a downwards facing slope…



8) It’ll be worth it when you get to the top you tell yourself



9) You reach the entrance to the trail


10) …and drop in for the first time that day



11) Cornering in style…



12) Romping over roots…

13) Stomping mini jumps that make you feel like this…



14) Rolling up to the big kickers like…


15) …and then bailing hard anyway and dramatically sliding away


16) But no one was looking, it’s fine. Dust yourself off…



17) You get some evil looks from the “no dig, no ride” crew with spades in hand



18) Who presume you don’t dig, even if you do


19) It starts raining… And you don’t care


20) Then it’s time to bullet down the home straight



21) You feel like you’re nailing it…

22) Until that eight year old from the car park overtakes you, and almost causes you to crash


23) You look down at your GoPro and realise it ran out of battery halfway through the run


24) But you’re on form today. And there’s at least three hours of trail fun ahead…


25) But, to be more exact, it’s really about when the need for a post-ride beer overtakes the urge to actually ride

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