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Palm Canyon Epic – Bikes, Beers, and Singletrack Balyhoo

Pretty, pretty please… with a cherry on top.  Can I go for a “guys” weekend to Idyllwild?  So I can drink beer from stainless chalices and shred the fabled Palm Canyon? And so it began.  Jumped in Ted’s spiffy new … Continue reading

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My Stab at the Burning Man of Bike Races: 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo – 2016

It’s been over two years since I did a 24 hour race (24 of Halloween in Los Olivos, CA).  Honestly, I’ve grown bored of the format for solo racing.  I don’t really get stoked to do lap after lap of … Continue reading

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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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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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Shreddies at Bootleg Canyon: Las Vegas, NV – Interbike Outdoor Demo 2015

Let’s be honest.  Vegas is not my jam.   Never has been.  Never will be.  Sure, I had fun for New Year’s in college, when we stayed at the Tam O’ Shanter (before it got torn down, it was the cheapest … Continue reading

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The Great Tahoe Flume Race – Yeah Baby

I feel like a buster sometimes.  It’s like those people that live down the block from Disneyland who’ve never been.  With Lake Tahoe so close to home, I’m embarrassed to admit, that this was only the 2nd time I’d ridden … Continue reading

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2015 Freedom Ride: Spring Creek Trail in Steamboat Springs, CO

Fourth of July, 2015 was spent in Steamboat Springs, ColoRADo this year.  Word on the street is that out of the 6 highest touted pyrotechnicians in the country, 3 live in the “Boat”.  We figured it might be a nice spot … Continue reading

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Sticky Singletrack Along the Rio Grande Gorge: Horsethief Mesa – Taos, New Mexico

As I cautiously pointed my bike past the barbed wire fence, I was careful not to get my bar ends tangled in a tango.  I held my breath, as the putrid stank of the trash dump invaded my nostrils.  Right about then,  I … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Coyote and Chamisoso Loop – Tijeras, New Mexico

Word on the street is that some of the best singletrack in New Mexico hides out in the Manzanita Mountains of the Cibola National Forest near Tijeras.  OK.  Where the heck is Tijeras?  It’s only 20 minutes east of Albuquerque, just … Continue reading

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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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