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Ride 365: Day 37 – Vlog | Turn That Frown Upside Down

March 14th, 2020- Day 37 of my Ride 365 Challenge.  In these “vlog” videos, I basically just talk to myself while riding my bike… like a verbal journal entry, just spewing my thoughts of the day and getting stuff off … Continue reading

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Around the Rock We Go: 155 Miles of Grand Teton Views

Ride bikes.  Drink beer.  Live happy.  If you’ve read any of my blogs or viewed any of my Youtube Videos, then you know these are mantras that encompass my every day.  The Around the Rock (bike ride for most, bike … Continue reading

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Everesting My MTB | Was I Smoking Crack?

If you’ve heard of Everesting, then you know it’s hard.  If you haven’t heard of it, well it’s become pretty trendy.  I’d venture to say it’s now a “thing” in the cycling community.  It’s largely reserved for roadies in skinsuits … Continue reading

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Greenhorn Imperial Loop – Some of Sun Valley’s Finest Singletrack

Words and pics don’t do these trails justice.  You’ve gotta watch the video: Greenhorn – Imperial Loop is a sweet 11 mile loop with 1,800′ of climbing.  It’s one of my go to “backyard” rides, and it really feels like … Continue reading

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Ride 365: Vlog #2 – Kobe Bryant Rant

Day 2 of my Ride 365 Challenge.  In these “vlog” videos, I basically just talk to myself while riding my bike… like a verbal journal entry, just spewing my thoughts of the day and getting stuff off my chest.  I … Continue reading

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Steep and Seductive: Carbonate Mountain Singletrack | Ride 365: Day 43 – Hailey, ID

Social distancing.  Shelter in place.  A couple months ago I’d never heard these terms before, and now they’re catch phrases rolling off everybody’s tongue like they’ve always existed.  Crazy, right?  Lockdown.  Quarantine.  Covid-19. Regardless of the Coronavirus, the constants in … Continue reading

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Exploding A Bike Tube: How Many Pumps Ya Think It Takes? Here’s the Answer!

In the back of my head, I always thought it would be fun to pump up a bicycle inner tube so fat that it explodes.  Never got around to it, always more important fish to fry.  Until Covid-19.  Plenty of … Continue reading

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Ride 365: Day 33 – Auger Falls Trails | Twin Falls, Idaho

Every month or two, I make a special pilgrimage to Costco to stock up on life.  It has nothing to do with COVID-19.  It just comes with living in a small town.  The nearest Costco to me is 65 miles … Continue reading

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Fat Bike Flow on Snow: Jug Mountain Ranch – McCall, Idaho

Have you ever been to McCall, Idaho?  I hadn’t.  It was one of the few areas of Idaho I hadn’t been to yet.  But we will definitely hit it for round 2 this Summer – assuming and hoping the Covid … Continue reading

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A Dirtbag Fat Biker in the Opulent Lodge at Sun Valley Nordic – Winning!

Man.  The clubhouse or lodge or whatever you call it at the Sun Valley Golf Club and Nordic Center is pure opulence.  I felt totally out of place in that joint.  But I had bigger fish to fry.  I needed … Continue reading

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