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Singletracks - When Mountain Biking Leads To A Meat Allergy: A Cautionary Tale

Single Tracks when mountain biking leads to a meat allergy 54525783_10218634660522481_4419469949710368768_n

Singletracks - When Mountain Biking Leads To A Meat Allergy: A Cautionary Tale

Singletracks - When Mountain Biking Leads To A Meat Allergy: A Cautionary Tale

Singletracks - When Mountain Biking Leads To A Meat Allergy: A Cautionary Tale

Singletracks - When Mountain Biking Leads To A Meat Allergy: A Cautionary Tale

Singletracks - When Mountain Biking Leads To A Meat Allergy: A Cautionary Tale

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Riders should protect themselves from more than just the obstacles on the trail. Photo by Bryon Dalton.[/caption]

When Mountain Biking Leads To A Meat Allergy: A Cautionary Tale


Riders know the obvious dangers of mountain biking, and prepare for them accordingly. I wear a helmet, gloves, and knee pads on every ride, but there are some hidden dangers riders should be aware of. The woods harbor insects that carry all kinds of diseases. In fact, they are home to one insect whose bite might cause you to become allergic to eating meat from mammals. I had never heard of this strange phenomenon until it happened to a friend and fellow rider.

Read the full article by Richard Shoop on Singletracks.com's website here: https://www.singletracks.com/blog/uncategorized/when-mountain-biking-leads-to-a-meat-allergy-a-cautionary-tale-all-riders-should-read/

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