Shut-Up Monkey: You, Fear, and the Trail

By it’s very nature, MTB is an extreme sport, but of course it doesn’t have to be, a lot of it depends on where, and how you ride, right?  Not necessarily.  Whatever your skill level, we all carry the monkey on our back, the one that whispers, or even shouts in our ear, ‘You can’t do that, look how steep it is, you do that you’re bound to crash.’