The Joy of the Trail

There are many great outdoor activities for people to enjoy, and one of the most popular communities out there is that of mountain biking. One thing that people love about non-biking is the aspect of getting out to the wilderness and having a pleasurable experience. There are those that argue that mountain biking takes more physical and mental effort can road biking. It takes a lot of concentration to write out on the trail and a tremendous amount of balance to navigate some of the most difficult trails that are out there. When you compare it to road biking, mountain biking has a lot of advantages. The air up and out among the trails is very clean for one, and you are not sharing the road with vehicles that are spewing fumes. There is also the aspect of not having to share the road with vehicles when compared to road biking.

Connor Baldwin

Connor Baldwin

We have all passed bikers on the side of the road as we travel somewhere and if you put yourself in the position of the biker who has experienced tons of steel hurtling down the road at freeway speeds just inches away from their handlebars, then this advantage becomes pretty obvious. Non-biking also offers quite a bit of solitude and peacefulness. The trails lead to remote and peaceful places where one can commune with nature and enjoy the great outdoors. Connor Baldwin is a mountain bike rider that has written a long some of the best courses that cover the entire Pacific Northwest. He enjoys this style of bicycling for a number of reasons, but he particularly enjoys the aspects of nature that are accessible to him.


About Connor Baldwin

Ever since he was in elementary school, Connor Baldwin was a physically active individual. He tried out numerous sports, including football, and arguably his favorite, lacrosse. In addition to these leisure activities, he became an avid skier, exploring some of the most exquisite skiing locations that Colorado has to offer. Being physically active and pursuing different sports became a very important part of his personality.
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