Trails are as old as humanity, but mountain bikes bring to them a unique marriage of ancient rhythm and modern art. Both humbling and empowering, to build a trail is to fall into the order of the natural world, and enjoy the ultimate form of two-wheeled creative self-expression.
The land shapes us as much as we shape it. Picks and shovels can only go so far, and you soon realize that the best line is often the one drawn by nature herself. As mighty as we may feel, there’s only one real chief of the trail crew. But in time, she rewards the trail builder with wisdoms, and the builder may bring forth their waves.
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