Bettygohard – Downhill MTB – to race , or not to race ?

Mountain biking has been a developing passion of mine for 10 years. Since moving to Squamish in Canada I have come to realise just how important the sport is to me. It has helped me develop my mental and physical fitness, and allowed me to connect with some incredible special people and communities.
I am always looking for opportunities to ‘up my game’ and this year it is riding in our local downhill race series. It is just a friendly competition, but I wanted to share exactly how much fun it is, and how racing can add a new dimension to any sport.
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