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Boyz (and Girlz) in the Hood River

Man.  Just thinkin about how long it’s been since I last saw JK.  At least 4 years because Molly was barely born.  In that time, my good friend, John Kairis, left the “camera biz”, made the move to Hood River, … Continue reading

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Bend, OR – Operation Pedal and Chug

So much coolness associated with Chuck Norris.  I had never heard of Buck Norris (although I have heard of Huck Norris) – until my buddy, Mike schooled me. I met up with him Bend, OR.  We worked together on Longmire, and … Continue reading

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Oakridge, OR – A Slice of MTB Heaven in the Cascade Range

  After hitting Susanville and Ashland, we journeyed to fabled Oakridge, Oregon.  Nestled in the Cascade Range, this old logging town of 3,300 peeps is now a mythical mountain biking mecca.  This trippy small town boasts tons of character and … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Endless Velcro Flow Trails in Ashland, OR

“Daddy, I like Ashland.  It isn’t even covered in ashes.” – Molly (my 5 year-old) Both my kids just finished Shakespeare class, and thus, were super hyped when I told them of Ashland’s Shakespearean background.  I, of course, was jazzed … Continue reading

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Alabama’s Finest – Oak Mountain and Coldwater Mountain : Old vs. New

Project “smear my tires on as many tasty trails in the dirty south” is coming to an end.  Just a couple weeks left in the ATL.  How bout we hit Alabama for some brown pow?  Yep. I only had one day … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Mulberry Gap/ Pinhoti – Ellijay, Georgia

Finally got to ride at the fabled Mulberry Gap.  Yahoo!!  It’s the perfect time of the year to be here.  I did this ride the last week of October – temps in the 70’s and the fall colors were banging.  … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Tanasi Trail Network – Ocoee, Tennessee

Checked another super fun IMBA epic ride off the list.  Quick Fun Fact: Tanasi was the name of an Overhill Cherokee Village and is the source of the state name Tennessee.  The Tanasi Trails are located in Ocoee, Tennessee- just over 2 … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Fort Yargo State Park – Winder, GA

Fort Yargo State Park is about an hour from Atlanta.  I had a little time today, so I decided to make the drive out to Winder, GA and check it out.  It rained heavily for a bit yesterday, so I … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Sope Creek, Big Creek, Rope Mill, Allatoona Creek – Atlanta, GA

Edited 10/21/14 – After originally about Sope Creek, I rode some similar trails in the Atlanta area and decided to add them to this blog instead of writing completely new posts for each.  If you have some time to ride … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Blanket Creek Trail System – Woodstock, GA

I’m in Atlanta for a couple of months on a job.  Brought my bike with me.  Can’t believe Delta charges $150 for a bike.  Alaska only charges $75.  What a rip.  Especially since my bike box is lighter than my … Continue reading

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