You never know what you might find when you just get out there. Photos by the writer

Why You Should Try Mountain Biking Right Now

I feel like a kid again, and it keeps me in shape

Science says its good for you

Everyone is doing it

Some trails look scarier than they are. Some are scary. But there’s no shame in hopping off and pushing your bike through the tough spots.

Explainer of things, independent health and science journalist, author, former editor-in-chief of LiveScience and Space dot com.

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