Watch: Shimano-KHS Bicycles Seamus Powell In Riding at Home

WHAT DRIVES YOU?

By KHS Bicycles

For 2-time National Enduro Champion Seamus Powell, it’s his love and connection to the outdoors. Finding things that make us happy and centered are important for all of us and for Seamus, riding a bike in the mountains does just that. The folks over at KHS did a great job of capturing the spirit of Seamus and the things that drive him in this video.

We think it’s great how much you love and appreciate nature and riding in the mountains. It was particularly interesting when you mentioned how trail building helped fuel your drive for mountain biking. Unfortunately, not all of us have a back yard like yours, but mountain bikers are known for making the most of their local trails and terrain. For someone who has never done trail work what advice could you offer on how to get started?

“I would link in with your local bike shop or riding group. Often if they are MTB orientated they have “trail days” where they build new trails or improve existing ones. This is a good way to be involved and feel connected to the trails you ride on the regular.”

As a 2-time Enduro National Champion do you have any advice for someone who is new to mountain bikes regarding racing? Do you think racing is for everyone or just a certain type of person?

“I do think anyone can race. But it comes down to what you want to get out of it. If you are there for a good time most likely…

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