I just finished my first solo 12-hour race. Here’s what I learned about surviving a solo epic race effort – and what I thought of the Four Peaks 12 Hours in the Papago event.
Sometimes, it’s easy to let everyday life get to me. But a good mountain bike ride can restore some perspective – and remind me that things ain’t so bad.
The west side of the Phoenix metro area have some solid new biking and hiking trails. But they come with some legal drama and controversy.
Hot temperatures force many Phoenix-area mountain bikers to ride at night. Now we’re starting to re-emerge in the broad daylight. It’s almost a whole new experience after months of nighttime riding.
I recently sat in on a workout for students of a Japanese sword-handling art. Here’s what I learned about Iaido and the people who practice it.
I can now say that I’m officially a world-class athlete: I was the first American finisher in a race abroad.
Mountain biking at night used to give me the willies. But I’m so over that – I’ve fully given myself to the Dark Side. Here’s why.
Find out about the incredible outdoor adventure you can find on the Landmannalaugar – Hrafntinnusker hike in Iceland.
If you’re in Sedona at the right time, you just might see an alien spacecraft lift off from the depth under Bell Rock. Are you ready for it?
Interested in hooking up for a nighttime mountain bike ride? Grab some good lights and a helmet and check out McDowell Mountain Regional Park’s 16-mile moonlight ride.
If you’re thinking of doing a 24-hour race, check out these mountain bike tips to prepare for the effort and adventure.
Right now, a shantytown/mountain bike refugee camp is forming in the desert northeast of Tucson, Ariz. Itâ€™s there for the…
The 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver are almost here, and I couldnâ€™t be more thrilled. I love the Winter…
A friend on Twitter linked to this Marie Claire article about where women can meet men. And I just cannot…
I know I’ve mentioned the McDowell Mountain Regional Park before here on WanderingJustin.com. And let me tell you, my love…
I took my first yoga class in 1999. I found a lot to like about it. But I also encountered pretentious posturing galore. Here are the Top 10 things I began to hate about yoga.
For some reason, new bicyclists fear bike shorts. But there’s no need to fear with these five facts on your side.
This post is a preview of a more in-depth description of the off-road trails near Pima & Dynamite. Count on…
This is the first in my series about mountain biking in Scottsdale, Ariz., and this episode will focus on the trails on the southwest wide of the McDowell Mountains.
Have a look at the Pass Mountain Trail at Usery Mountain Regional Park. It’s one of many great trails in the excellent Maricopa County Parks system.