When the COVID-19 travel window opened up in the spring of 2022, we decided to make our move out of the country and spend four … Read the rest
McDowell Mountain Regional Park is kind of my “homefield” when it comes to mountain biking. I probably ride more at Brown’s Ranch, but I race … Read the rest
Jangover Ride at a Glance
++12 Hour Solo, Duo, Trio & Quad
++6 Hour Solo & Duo
++31 Mile Solo | 15.5 Mile Solo… Read the rest
Mountain Biking in Santa Cruz at a Glance
- Where to Rent
- Where to Ride
- A Few Thoughts on the Rental Bike
- Where to Refuel
The KTX Train at a Glance
- Originally based on the French TGV.
- Want to go 190mph? No problem!
- Super-smooth ride.
- Cheaper than Amtrak.
(This post … Read the rest
I’m trying to figure out the best canals in Phoenix for riding a bike. We have enough of them – something like 180 miles worth.… Read the rest
The Pyramid Peak mountain bike trails are not in the Top 10 of most-talked-about places to ride in Arizona. Really, probably not in the Top … Read the rest
Brown’s Ranch Mountain Biking at a Glance
- Four Trailheads
- More than 165 miles of trails
- Well-constructed trails
- Endless Options
- eBikes are Not Allowed.
- Watch for
[I originally wrote this as a guest post for a website that no longer exists. I’m republishing it to preserve one of my more interesting … Read the rest
Mountain biking in Estrella Mountain Park near Phoenix is, for me, a lot like eating at one of the ubiquitous fast-food joints with “berto’s” in … Read the rest
COVID-19 is driving a lot of people outdoors to find some relief from the quarantine. On the surface, that’s a good thing.
But a lot … Read the rest
This week, I found out that one of the places in the world that I want to visit most is no longer accessible. Back in … Read the rest
A few weekends ago, I rode the 2018 Tour de Mesa. It was my first of the Perimeter Cycling events held in the Valley after … Read the rest
After riding the same road bike since 1999, I’ve decided to replace it. Just a few years ago, I had it — a Lemond Zurich … Read the rest