The feel of sunshine, the smell of motorcycles and dust, the sight of miles of unspoilt country, the sound of engines and the sound nature coming together in beautiful harmony: the south of Spain is a mecca for dirtbikers. Here are five reasons why.
Southern Spain has clear skies, warm weather, and lots of sunshine. All of which is perfect for dirt biking. Clear skies mean great visibility, warm weather means you ride all year round, and the many hours of sunshine mean that you can ride for more of the day.
Contrary to popular advice, studies show that the performance anxiety we all feel should be treated by turning it into excitement rather than by calming down. The study claims that anxiety is a negative emotion that makes your more aware. Yet, by switching this anxiety for excitement, you can replace the negativity with positivity but still keep yourself aware. In other words, if you feel stage fright then you should embrace it and use it to your advantage. Turn the fear into a positive awareness that will make you better at what you’re doing.
Dirt biking in south Spain is full of excitement. There steep dusty hills, deep dry forests, and snowcapped mountains all within an hour’s ride of each other. For first time bikers, this excitement can be used to improve your skill.
There are many health benefits to dirt biking in the south of Spain. For start, as well as a way of improving your skill, studies have also shown how excitement can be healthy for you. Second, studies have shown that sunshine is good for you for many different reasons. It provides you with vitamin D, helps you to sleep better, and even helps you to lose weight. So it’s good to know then that the south of Spain is one of the sunniest places in the world with 300 sunny days a year, 12 hours of sunshine a day in July, and just seven to eight days of rain per year. Third, studies have also shown that simply being outside and diving into nature (two key parts of dirt biking) can make you happier and healthier. So it seems that, when it comes to dirt biking in the south of Spain, a road trip a day keeps the doctor away.
As briefly mentioned before, southern Spain has a plethora of different dirt biking environments on offer. The Sierra Nevada is a mountainous, snow-covered, paradise. The forests of Andalucia are filled with dense trees, different wildlife, and hidden lakes. And the beaches in south Spain are simply the best in the world.
So what are you waiting for? Go dirt biking in the south of Spain this year with Redtread!