I was going through some of the old threads that have been revived and it got me thinking about how much my riding style has changed over the past year.
Just last year I was an all or nothing XC rider who wore a heart rate monitor on every ride and thought that you had to earn your downhill by climbing. I was doing 5 to 6 hours rides with 6k+ feet of climbing. Well, this past year I had a revelation, I love downhilling. I bought a Giant AC1 and started making trips to Northstar in Tahoe, in fact, I enjoyed it so much that I bought a full-on downhill bike just recently. Don't get me wrong, I still love doing long XC rides but I will be making many trips to Tahoe in order to get lift assisted runs.
My question to you is, has your style of riding changed over the past few years?