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Bend, OR – Operation Pedal and Chug

So much coolness associated with Chuck Norris.  I had never heard of Buck Norris (although I have heard of Huck Norris) – until my buddy, Mike schooled me. I met up with him Bend, OR.  We worked together on Longmire, and … Continue reading

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Slayin Stellar Susanville Singletrack

Today I learned that Nadia Comaneci tried to commit suicide after the 1976 Olympics by drinking bleach.  Heavy. I also learned that Susanville used to be named Rooptown (until 1857) and nearly half of the population is incarcerated in three … Continue reading

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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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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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Thanksgiving Singletrack: Sonoran Desert Preserve – Peoria, Arizona

Not every ride has to be an epic.  It’s the routine of riding bikes day in and day out that is important.  I knew when I flew to Arizona for Thanksgiving, I was going to miss having my bike.  Instead … 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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Ride Report: Classic Singletrack Loop in Breckenridge, CO

Breck this, Breck that… blah blah blah.  Everyone is rappin about Breckenridge these days.  Even Gucci Mane with an ice cream cone and “Brrr” tatted to his cheek named his new album Breckles and Schmeckles.             … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Peak Bagging in Taos, New Mexico

Like women, some of the best bike rides are elusive.  When I first met my wife, she wouldn’t give me the time of day.  She was working the coffee bar at Panavision, and once in a while she’d bring in … 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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