Author: When Life Gives You Bike

  • 16 Health Benefits of Hiking for the Body & Mind

    16 Health Benefits of Hiking for the Body & Mind

    Discover the health benefits of hiking for the body and mind. Improve your back, bone density, muscles, and overall happiness with time outside. I am an exercise physiologist located in Summit County, Colorado.

  • 9 Fun tips for Mountain Biking with Kids

    Brake Check. Does your child have a bike with both rear and front brakes? Are they comfortable using both? Children are very reliant on only using their rear brake because that is likely what their first bike had. Before you head out onto single track make sure they are confident using both in the grass, […]

  • 3 Essential Mountain Bike Skills for Beginners

    3 Essential Mountain Bike Skills for Beginners

    One Finger on Each Brake. We want to equally use both front & bake brakes to create a safe and predictable stopping ability. If we reactionary just use that back brake it will results in skidding (potential wipe out!). We also want to learn to modulate the front brake; it is an extremely affective braking […]