With Cassie Abel, fearless gear grinder, explorer, mama, and founder of Wild Rye
Mountain biking is one of our favorite outdoor sports for getting an action-packed workout with a solid dose of adrenaline and great views from the trail. We’re partial to a post-ride beverage with our crew of baddies too – a community that can only be found with women who enjoy getting as dirty (and sometimes scraped up) as we do.
For some mountain biking advice that proves helpful when you’re in that newbie territory (yeah, we’ve all been there and some of us still are), we tapped Cassie Abel, Wild Rye Founder and shredder of berms everywhere.
Cassie Abel’s 5 pieces of advice to getcha on the bike and on the trails:
You don’t need to go all out with top of the line components and flashy gear, but there’s a handful of essentials we don’t get going without.
Go-to gear for mountain biking:
What to bring in your backpack or fanny pack while you’re out there to stay safe, fix a few things, and avoid the bonk.