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Road Trip – Global Fat Bike Summit 2015: Jackson, WY

For the 2nd year in a row, I jammed out to the Fat Bike Summit with a crew from Mammoth.  Last year, it was in Ogden, UT – read about it here.  This year, it was at Snow King Resort in … 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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Full Moon Fat Bike Ride and XC Ski to Minaret Vista

Mother nature never ceases to amaze me!  Thanks to her, the U.S. Forest Service, and Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, the first ever “Full Moon Fat Bike, XC Ski, and Snowshoe” was a complete success!! For this event only, the USFS … Continue reading

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Fat Bikes and Enduro Racing Do Mix

I’ve never raced an Enduro.  I figured there’s a reason why they’ve become so popular.  Timed segments that test your downhill descending skills (of which mine are mediocre) mixed with some un-timed climbing segments (of which I’m decent at).  The … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Coyote High Sierra Traverse via Fat Bike – Attempt #1

A few weeks ago, I was randomly “facebook messaging” with Errin Vasquez / Frontage Roads about fat biking in the Eastern Sierra.  If you didn’t hear, I’ve been involved with Fat Bike Mammoth, and we are diligently trying to amend … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Glass Mountain Ridge – Mammoth Lakes, CA

Glass Mountain Ridge is an interesting ride with spectacular views.  To access it, you take Benton Crossing Rd. for about 15 miles from the Green Church.  Pull off here at the intersection with Owens Gorge Rd.  Park here, cross Benton … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Snow Biking Mammoth Lakes / Long Valley Caldera

A fat bike is the perfect way to explore the Long Valley Caldera on the east side of Highway 395.  There are tons of un-groomed Forest Service trails and roads with endless possibilities.  Snowmobiles tend to roost all over the … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Snow Biking Mammoth – The Laurel Lakes Basin

First off, my last post about fat bikes not being allowed to share groomed trails has received over 700 views in just a day.  I’ve gotten many emails and comments as well- all expressing support, encouragement, and hope to enjoy … Continue reading

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Winter Snow Biking Not Allowed on Groomed Trails in Mammoth

As many of my friends know, I bought a Salsa Mukluk in November and have ridden around 300 miles so far… basically all over Mammoth with it.  I guess ignorance is bliss.  I assumed “multi-use” trails had similar rules in … Continue reading

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That was Sooo 2011 – Here’s Looking Forward to 2012!!

2011 was pretty sweet to me.  As the Chinese proverb says, “Yesterday, ash.  Tomorrow, wood.  Only today does the fire burn brightly.”  So I don’t usually rehash the past, but sometimes it’s nice to reminisce over stellar times with stellar … Continue reading

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