In: Why I Ride

Why I Ride Stories: Tim Bookout
January 14, 2021

In 8th grade, I outgrew my YZ80—then started again when I turned 40. My riding friends consider me risk-averse, and my non-riding friends consider me super risky.

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rider on a dirt bike riding up an uphill climb
Why I Ride Stories: Jennifer Stewart
January 8, 2021

Riding has kept me grounded and given me the strength to face everyday life battles because I know if I can slay it on the dirt, I can do anything.

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backyard trails to be creative
Why I Ride Stories: Cameron Poirier
December 25, 2020

I like to ride mountain bikes for many reasons, but the main reason is being creative!

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Mountain biker riding their bike down a steep rock
Why I Ride Stories: Jeremiah “Scratch” Stone
December 18, 2020

Passion for riding guided me into a life that I absolutely love living. Now I ride for all of this and more—past, present, and hopefully in the future.

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Rebekah Segura and here son riding dirt bikes.
Why I Ride : Rebekah “Bekah” Montoya
December 11, 2020

It’s difficult to pinpoint a single reason I ride, but the biggest one is definitely the time I get to spend with my friends and family.

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Why I Ride Stories : Nathan Delaney
December 4, 2020

I am an endless adventure seeker and history enthusiast. I ride because I love to explore.

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Rachel Bartzick riding her dirt bike for the Why I Ride Project
Why I Ride: Rachael Bartzick
November 27, 2020

My favorite aspect is when you stumble upon a trail ridden earlier that season, and instead of needing help on three of the climbs, I only need help on one.

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Jack Maki and his father on the starting line
Why I Ride: Jack Maki
November 20, 2020

From the camaraderie at the local races to people you’ve never met that are now some of your closest friends through social media, it is so cool to be united by this great sport.

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dirt bike racer on a grass track
Why I Ride: Samuel Hastings
November 13, 2020

I am five years sober from alcohol, meth, weed, and pills. After struggling with it for over ten years, when I started my journey of recovery, I had a goal to get back into riding and racing.

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I Ride to Feel Free Short Sleeve T-shirt
I Ride to Feel Free Short Sleeve T-shirt

I Ride to Feel Free Short Sleeve T-shirt

I Ride to Feel Free Hoodie
I Ride to Feel Free Hoodie hanging on a hanger.

I Ride to Feel Free Hoodie

I Ride to Feel Free 15oz Coffee Mug
I Ride to Feel Free 15oz Coffee Mug

I Ride to Feel Free 15oz Coffee Mug

I Ride to Feel Free Long Sleeve Tee
I Ride to Feel Free Long Sleeve Tee

I Ride to Feel Free Long Sleeve Tee