Night Mountain Biking

If you are a mountain biker and haven't yet tried night riding, you don't know what you are missing!!
It is the most awesome experience and I highly recommend that every mountain biker give it a try.

Night mountain biking awakens all your senses on a whole new level.
Mountain biking in the daytime, you are pretty much only dependent on your sight. There is so much visual info for 360 degrees around you that your brain spends all its effort on processing what it is seeing that your other senses go into sleep mode and tune out to the world around you.

Things change when you are out there in the dark, with only the beam of light provided by your bike lights. Your brain wakes up those other senses and you suddenly hear, smell, taste & feel things that you never noticed before.
Like the sound of little animals rustling in the bushes as you ride past, or the smell of fynbos as it brushes against your legs, the feeling of the cool night air on your skin.

There really isn't a better way to experience mountain biking!!!

Here are 2 virtual night rides recorded with my bike-mounted cam.
Warning - Watching this video may result in an uncontrollable urge to go and buy a Magiclight bike light (or 2)

1 x Magicshine bike light on High Beam

2 x Magicshine bike lights on High Beam