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We love Moab. It’s one of the coolest places to mountain bike on this rock we call earth, but we have to admit, this video with ZERO mountain biking in it is definitely worth sharing. Filmed at Coyote Arch outside of Moab, Utah, we encourage the faint of heart to look away. It looks like these guys weren’t the first to do it either, but there video is definitely the coolest. (See other videos below).
Corona Arch Rope Swing Videos
Dan Osman (RIP). The Original Extreme Rope Swing Daredevil
The following video doesn’t depict the actual Cliffs of Insanity as featured in the movie The Princess Bride, but this ride has cliffs and they are insane. The real Cliffs of Insanity (real name is the Cliffs of Moher) are featured in a previous article we wrote called the 8 Most Dangerous Mountain Biking Trails in the World. The mountain trail in the video below probably needs to be added to the list.
Does full-suspension even make a difference here?
The United States is a car country. We drive everywhere, and we all pay the price: transportation alone accounts for 20 percent of the family budget and is the second biggest cost after housing. A sedentary lifestyle doesn’t just kill our pockets, either — it kills us. Research has proven that swapping out driving in favor of biking can have incredible health results.
The Two-Wheeled Key to Better Health and a Better World
- 15 percent of asthma cases are linked to living close to major roads.
- The average person will lose 13 pounds in their first year of riding a bike to work.
- 20 bikes can be parked in the same space as one car.
- Portland leads the U.S. in bike commuters with nearly 6 percent commuting.
- Portland, Oregon’s investment in cycling is expected to save it $400 million in healthcare costs by 2040.
Created by: Healthcare Management Degree
We found this infographic on worldwide obesity statistics to be a little eye opening, so as you gnaw down those holiday treats, keep in mind what it takes to work off that extra pound or two of Pumpkin Pie and candy canes. The writer personally lost 15 pounds by eating healthier foods and exercising. What kind of exercise? Cycling of course. What’s your favorite post-holiday exercise?
I personally lost 15 pounds by changing my diet and riding a bicycle. You can too.