August 21, 2012
April 16, 2012
Unexpected heavy snow in the middle of March altered our Sedona plans. Thoughts of exploring the parched red rock landscape beneath deep blue skies ended. Instead we hunkered inside the aluminum (more…)
January 11, 2012
Outside of rural Falls City Oregon is the Black Rock Mountain Bike Area. Since 2002 BRMBA members have built a network of trails under the Oregon Department of Forestry Management Plan. The result has been anointed as an IMBA epic. It is perhaps the best web of full on free ride flow trails in the United State’s Pacific Northwest.
December 29, 2011
Mt. St. Helens signature mountain biking ride is a combination of two trails. Ape Canyon Trail climbs on a ridge above its namesake canyon. Named for a purported Bigfoot sighting in 1924, the canyon is a (more…)
November 25, 2011
A return visit to Cougar Washington, near the Mount St. Helens Volcanic National Monument, came with two preset missions. We had reserved a slot to climb, or at least attempt to climb, the volcano. (more…)
August 28, 2011
August 25, 2011
The truth is we don’t expect to find new mountain biking trails in North Vancouver. In Squamish we can count on riding a newly minted trail each visit. In North Van, the trail (more…)
August 23, 2011
The hunt for the perfect slab of whaleback granite continues.
May 15, 2011
Dr. Surly Peach has shared his version of our Southwest mountain biking extravaganza. Somehow it seems that even Wile E. Coyote wouldn’t take this line. As we have all seen, Mr. Coyote is gravity challenged. But you never know.