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A Snowy Overnight Yurt Trip – Galena Lodge, ID

I recently posted this video to our Youtube Channel.  It was a super fun family outing to the Miner’s Yurt near Galena Lodge.  After xc skiing out from the lodge with all our gear in tow, we were rewarded with … Continue reading

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Homeschooling, Setting Goals, and Making Maps – Let’s Ride!

*Note:  We now upload videos to our Youtube Channel every Friday.  Everything from adventures and ride reports to tips, tricks, and hacks for mountain biking, bikepacking, etc.  Please subscribe to us on Youtube and stay up to date! The red … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Winter Fat Biking the Groomed Wood River Trail – Sun Valley, ID

The winter fat biking scene in the Wood River Valley of Idaho is insane.  The sheer quantity and quality of groomed nordic ski trails in the region aptly named “Nordic Town USA” is off the hook.  Luckily for us fat … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Weird: Stanley Winterfest and Fat Bike Fondo 40k Race

Who woulda thunk?  That a tiny town of 63 people could throw such a wicked weekend festival and slip in a majestic fat bike race/ride in as well?  It’s true.  And they raced toilets on skis.  And sledded down hills … Continue reading

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Challenge to Myself: Ride 365 Days Straight #NoDaysOff

No Days Off – Let’s Do It! Seems pretty easy, right?  Ride your bike every day, for 365 days in a row.  No biggie.  I already ride a bunch as is… so why not just make sure I get on … Continue reading

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Stomping Snowy Fat Bike Singletrack and New YouTube Channel!

Aloha from sunny Sun Valley, Idaho!  Actually, I now rest my head in Hailey – 10 miles south of Sun Valley/Ketchum but still sunny, just a bit more devoid of touristas, but still plenty of baristas. So big news first.  … Continue reading

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Self-Supported Through Ride of LA’s Backbone Trail

“Few places in this world are more dangerous than home.  Fear not, therefore, to try the mountain passes.  They will kill care, save you from deadly apathy, set you free, and call forth every faculty into vigorous, enthusiastic action.” – … Continue reading

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Sun Valley Bike Park – Opening Day 2019

I know I just posted about the sweet mountain biking in Hailey, which is only 12 miles down valley from Sun Valley/Ketchum.   But the quantity and quality of trails in this region begs for separate journal entries.  Even after this post, … Continue reading

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The Hills Are Alive – Sampling the Goods in Hailey, ID

Here’s what’s crazy.  I’ve been lagging hard on my journaling.  So hard, that we are about to head back to Idaho tomorrow (11/6/19), and I’m just now getting around to writing about the fun times we had there back in … Continue reading

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Oh Hi – Let’s Give Ojai’s Dirt a Try

I went to college in Santa Barbara (UCSB Gaucho pride, yo).  When I met and started dating my future wife, she lived in Camarillo.  In all that time, I never once visited the quaint “zen” town of Ojai (which btw … Continue reading

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