Category Archives: Favorite Rides

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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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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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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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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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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