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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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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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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: Red Mesa / San Ysidro Trail Network – San Ysidro, NM

I’ve been in New Mexico for a few weeks now, getting into the swing of work.  Easter weekend snuck up on me, and I totally forgot that I have Good Friday off from work.  Score!!  Hmmm… what to do… what … Continue reading

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Swoopy Singletrack in the Sandia Foothills – Albuquerque, NM

Had a real fun ride today.  Glad my arse is back to good and I’ve pretty much gained back the weight I lost a couple weeks ago while riding the Stagecoach 400.  My legs were kinda stale from the first week … Continue reading

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