The Walking Blog

Easy guide to buying a mountain bike.

buying a mountain bike

If you’re new to mountain biking, or you’re a road rider looking to hit the dirt, it’s handy to know what to look for when it comes to buying the right mountain bike. With a seemingly overwhelming number of options,…

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Top 10 Photos from the Track in 2017

Abrolhos Islands tour

Each year we like to showcase some of the best photos we got while on tour. There was some real crackers last year including the above spectacular shot of a tiny plane set against the vivid blue atolls of the Abrolhos…

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5 Health Benefits of Mountain Biking

Health benefits of Mountain Biking

Most people know exercise is good for them. They may even go on a few walks around their neighbourhood or do something social like join a swim club, but what about the bike collecting cobwebs in your garage? Mountain biking…

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Mountain Biking Skills for Beginners

Mountain biking basics for beginners

The need to know basics Mountain biking is an energetic activity. It requires you to constantly shift your weight forward, rear and side-to-side. As the terrain shifts or obstacles are encountered, it’s up to you to keep the bike upright….

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Mountain Bike Gear for Beginners

Mountain biking gear for beginners

Mountain Biking is a sport that can be as expensive or as cheap as you want it to be. You can spend thousands on a new top of the line bike or find yourself a great deal for a second…

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Best South West Hikes for Summer

Point Possession

When the weather heats up it becomes a bit more difficult to hike around Perth but the South West offers a great place to escape and enjoy some of the amazing landscapes Western Australia is famous for. So what makes…

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