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2015 Badger Race aka San Jacinto Enduro: Idyllwild, CA

I love Idyllwild.  No need to pull my arm to make a trip out there and see Brendan and Mary at The Hub Cyclery and ride bikes with friends.  Plus, I never felt satisfied with the amount of Idyllwild trails … Continue reading

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Ummm, DROP – 8,000′ of DOWN on the Cannell Trail – Kernville, CA

This ride has been on the “Bike It List” for a good, long while now.  It’s weird how the rides closest to home sometimes take the longest to tackle.  Kernville is only 3 hours or so from Mammoth.  It’s kind … Continue reading

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Taste of Tahoe – Sweet Singletrack Packed Overnight Bikepacking Mission

Man, I’ve been lagging.  Between SEMBA and getting my little business going, not much time to journal – but still riding a bunch :).  A buddy of mine, Matt Reynolds (who recently finished the Caldera 250) showed me a sweet route … Continue reading

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Caldera 250/500 – Race Diary of the 2015 Grand Depart

“Confronted with the petty concerns of my ordinary life, I feel empty, as if I am wasting a priceless gift, the brief time that is allotted to each human for creativity… Can this longing and restlessness be the price that…

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Ride Report: Helen Putnam Regional Park – Petaluma, CA

Quick – let’s head up to the Bay Area and camp in the salty air, while it’s still warm enough!  Let the girlies frolick in the sand and play with drift wood and catch sand crabs and race the ebbing … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Ride 50 Miles Around Mammoth – The 2014 MLBFL

I wasn’t gonna do it this year.  After doing the White Mountain Epic a couple weeks ago, and a few big climbing rides after that… my body finally broke down and I got sick – whether I wanted to acknowledge … Continue reading

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White Mountain Peak Ride – Silver Canyon to the Summit

Yahoo, it’s done.  Check that biznatch off the list.  This was one of those “once in a lifetime” rides.  Doing it once in this lifetime was plenty for me.  I don’t ever want to see Silver Canyon again.  EVER.  Although … Continue reading

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Mammoth Mountain Super Moon Party Ride 2014

I’m a bum. Since getting home from SSWC, I went straight to Hawaii for a vacation with the fam.  All I did there was eat too much and drink too much, get in the water, and then eat a bit … Continue reading

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Ride Report – Alabama Hills / Movie Road: Lone Pine, CA

Lone Pine usually means a pit stop for a bite and a bathroom break at the Pizza Factory… and if Lucy’s been really good on the drive, we’ll let her blow a couple of quarters in the toy tank. Most … Continue reading

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Starkweather Lake Trail – Mammoth Lakes Hidden Gem

Autumn in Mammoth.  Gotta love it.  Colors are turning, and lots of primo mountain biking to be had.  A hidden gem of a trail, that not many people even know exists is the Starkweather Lake Trail.  It’s closed to bikes … Continue reading

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