Mountain Biking at Luther Forest

So Jordan is really into mountain biking and he even has a fat bike! The other night I joined him and his friend on a ride after work at Luther Forest in Malta. There are some nice trails here! They are single track and friendly to newbies like myself.


{These photos are from early May, notice the lack of leaves on the trees!}



I am borrowing a friend’s old mountain bike (a Specialized) to see if I actually enjoy mountain biking.


Its official: we are running out of room in our tiny apartment because bikes are taking over.

Anyway, I really liked riding the trails at Luther Forest! There is one loop that was really nice and easy, which was great for a beginner like myself.  But there were also some steep hills and obstacles to ride over. The hardest part about mountain biking for me isn’t physical, but mental. Its hard to get over the fact that your bike will roll over obstacles and not crash into them! I still have a problem with big downhills because I’m afraid of going too fast and crashing or falling down a ravine.


Overall it was a lot of fun and I can’t wait to go mountain biking again!