I have the BEST news! But I’m not sure you’ll be able to contain yourself. Here it is… IT’S MOUNTAIN BIKE SEASON! Drop all your responsibilities, grab your bike and go ride!
It’s that time of year, where the bittersweet love of the mountain bike oozes out of every pore and leaves a trail. That feeling being the desire to never want to get off your bike. Your thoughts become consumed with wanting to travel around the country and forget you have responsibilities. The relief from life’s troubles, the freedom, adrenaline, smiles, and playfulness a bike offers that is so addicting.
I associate summer with bikes, trails and road trips. My mountain bike is an escape when I am stressed and even when things are good in life. Basically Utopia friends. That’s what I’m getting at. Summer mountain bike riding is Utopia.
Colorado has endless terrain when it comes to mountain bike riding. A road trip around Colorado can be from a weekend trip to an entire summer trip. If I were to map out my perfect “Lose Your Mind” mountain bike road trip in the state of CO it would go something like this: