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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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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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JLB GranFollowMe – Ride Bikes and Drink Beer

The 1st ever JLB GranFollowMe ride was a blast.  Kudos to Justin, Jeremy, and the guys for putting together a great taste of June Lake mountain biking and beer.  About 20 of us met up in the brewery parking lot … 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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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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Kamikaze Games: 2013 XC Course Pre-Ride Thoughts

I have to admit, I’m super excited for the Kamikaze Bike Games coming up this week in Mammoth. I missed Sea Otter the last couple years because of work, and I’ve been jonsin’ for some type of festival vibe where … Continue reading

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Chuck E Cheese Got Nothin on A Mukluk

I’ve been wanting one for a while now.  A snowbike.  A fatbike.  Whatever you wanna call it.  Reading about the Arrowhead 135 race, and all these peeps rocking these rigs in AK and MN had me jonsin’.  Really bad.  I’m … Continue reading

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Test Ride: Intense Hard Eddie Carbon 29er – Me LIKEY!

This past weekend, the crew from Intense Cycles came up from Temecula to ride bikes up here in Mammoth.  They brought the Sprinter Van full of hearty steeds to Footloose Sports, for some test riding.  What an awesome line-up they … 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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