Mountain biking has grown in popularity not only in Colorado but across the world. Crested Butte, known as the “birthplace of the mountain bike”, offers riders miles and miles of high alpine bike trails and some of the best single track Colorado has to offer. Whether you’re a first time mountain biker or have been riding for years and are looking for advanced downhill, Crested Butte has the trail for you. As the sport continues to gain popularity and evolves each year, bikes are becoming stronger, lighter and best of all, faster. Read on here to learn 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Mountain Biking. You can share these fun facts with your friends on your next mountain biking trip to keep things interesting on your next group ride. For example, did you know that mountain bikes started out as tools used by the Buffalo Soldiers on their way to Wyoming from Montana to get them over the rough terrain? Or that the Colorado 14ers don’t come close to the highest bike race? Check out these 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Mountain Biking.
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