The Verde Valley isn’t exactly one of the big draws for Arizona. If people get anywhere near it, it’s usually because they’re going to Sedona.… 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.
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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
The Pivin Loop at Papago Park has become unbelievably fun over the past few years. It didn’t even exist until a few years ago when … Read the rest
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Congratulations, Phoenix. You’ve officially destroyed one of the nation’s best urban mountain biking areas. … Read the rest
I might be the world’s weirdest mountain biker: I simply don’t care about super-expensive, shade-grown, organic, gluten-free artisan bikes. There are so many great $5,000 … Read the rest
I’ve been on the hunt for aftermarket GoPro mounts. Every few months, I break one of the stock plastic mounts that come with the Helmet … Read the rest
A year has made a big difference for Scottsdale, the McDowell Sonoran Preserve and its mountain bike trails. Back then, I took my first ride … Read the rest
I’m looking for your advice about the best hydration packs out there.
See, my Camelbak MULE is ratty and old. It’s salt-encrusted and engrodiated. It’s … Read the rest
I amazed a new mountain biker a few weeks ago. Not surprisingly, it wasn’t my riding that did it. It was a bit of trivia … Read the rest
There’s an endless number of ways to stay fit – and to stave off boredom. But to me, mountain biking is a blend of exercise … Read the rest
Mountain biking in summer heat takes a lot out of people who live in Phoenix. A nice 20-mile ride in Flagstaff did wonders to get … Read the rest
Mountain biking can make you look cool. You don’t even have to be fast or even good at it. Just learn which style buttons to … Read the rest