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Annual Flip A Coin Roadtrip HOME

Man, it’s been a while since I’ve put digital pen to paper.  7am, sitting on the brown coach in front of my blazing fireplace.  Soft wood to start, now the hard wood has the BTU’s cranking.  Step out to the … Continue reading

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A Mid-Pack Racer’s Night Adventure – JayP’s Fat Pursuit 2016

I get cold easy.  I live in a ski town.  I love snow.  But I still get cold easy.  Brrr.  I guess that’s why I decided to do my first winter fat biking ultra.  To test myself.  See how I’d … 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: Golden Open Space near Madrid, NM

I like excuses.  Well, not really.  Unless it’s an excuse to ride my bike.  I also like excuses to eat good food and drink good beer.  Usually, those excuses are intertwined with riding bikes, as food and beer always taste … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Ash Canyon Trails – Carson City, Nevada

It happens to the best of us.  Sometimes we all run low on t.p. and paper towels.  Laundry detergent, dish soap, and all that stuff.  When you live in Mammoth, that means every once in a while, you make the … Continue reading

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Keeping it Fat in the Tetons and Grand Targhee

The opportunity to ride fat bikes in Grand Teton National Park doesn’t present itself that often, so I jumped at this chance.  Teton Mountain Bike Tours led a group ride in the National Park as part of the Fat Bike … Continue reading

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Fattie Style Singletrack Snow Riding on Uptown Downtown Loop

Yesterday was blast and day of firsts for many Fat Bike Mammoth peeps.  Last year, a couple of us started snowshoe “fatpacking” the 4.25 mile Uptown/Downtown loop (up to the Earthquake Fault and back).  Then we’d reap the reward of … Continue reading

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Fatpacking the Uptown Trail – Singletrack Snow Riding in Mammoth

Have you ever ridden singletrack snow?  It’s pretty frickin fun.  As mountain bikers, we love the sight of endless ribbons of brown, tacky dirt singletrack (or sometimes white dirt, if you’re riding White Mesa).  But guess what?  A packed trail … Continue reading

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Road Trip – Global Fat Bike Summit 2014: Ogden, UT

A few of us Fat Bike Mammoth yahoos thought it would be great to road trip to Ogden, UT and get our fingers on the national fat bike pulse.  The 3-day Global Fat Bike Summit was broken down like this: … Continue reading

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A Step Back In Time – Bodie Hills Abandoned Railroad Loop

I dig history.  Always have.  I love historical sites.  It’s so exciting to go back in time and imagine yourself in a different time and place… like going to Ford’s Theatre for the night of Lincoln’s death.  Or retracing JFK’s … Continue reading

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