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3 Things You Must Do When In Portland, Maine

Portland, Maine, has its own charm — it’s not too trendy but offers just about anything to make your vacation eventful. Once you are here, you are sure to love its food, casual vibes, and not to forget its adventure activities, from island bike tours in Maine to hiking in the woods and whatnot. If you are visiting the coastal city of Maine — Portland — here’s is your guide to help you explore the city in the best manner possible:

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Mountain Biking Can Play A Big Role In Your Fitness And Weight Goal

There are countless number of people who want to live a healthier life. There are many who want to keep their physique in the best possible shape. While there are people who prefer to go to the gym or do exercises at home to achieve these goals, there are some who are not able to either go to the gym or engage in strenuous workouts at home. For such folks, mountain biking can be the perfect solution. It is important to keep in mind though that before you take up mountain biking, make sure you get the feel of riding a bike if you haven’t in a long time. Developing bike fitness is essential for starting mountain biking.

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5 Easy to Moderate Mountain Biking Trails in Maine You Must Experience

Heading to the mountain on a bike is an excellent way to skip the hustle-bustle of city life, connect with nature, and, at the same time, give yourself a much-needed adrenaline kick, which keeps, in some ways, humans alive. Fortunately for those living in Maine, US, there is no shortage of off-road Mt biking trails in Maine, which anyone can embark on and enjoy, even if they do not have a bike, through mountain biking tours.

When in Portland escape your mundane routine for a day or two by partaking in mountain biking in Maine, here are the top three off-road trails for you:

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While Mountain Biking Seems Fun & Easy, It’s Still Vital To Know Key Things

Getting into a sport or an intensive activity such as mountain biking should not be done in haste. Although it is without a doubt an extremely fun and refreshing activity, it is nevertheless important for beginners to know a couple of things beforehand about mountain biking. Once you know them, you get to enjoy this activity even more. In this blog, our aim is to make your entry into this exciting activity as simple as possible. We have listed down some points that you should definitely consider. Let’s take a look at them.

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Learning How to Mountain Bike Safely

Well, now the bike seems to be set up properly and a friend says " I'll teach you, just follow me on this great trail". So. Ok you think "how much more could there be to it then just riding a bike?" STOP! This is a serious misconception and just knowing how to ride a bike on pavement doesn't equate to being able to do real mountain biking. A dangerous possible consequence and definitely a very poor way to start would be to follow a friend on a trail or more commonly know as a single line or singletrack. Even more absurd and dangerous would be to go to a ski area, purchase a lift ticket, and come flying down the hill.

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