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Riding the dirt ribbon.

Boy Scout Trail

I went for a big mountain bike ride on Saturday to the Boy Scout Trail near Glenwood Springs, Colorado.  I had heard a lot about it, so the hype was pretty high.  I would say it lived up to all the talk.  So much so I rode it twice and ended up riding 56 miles.  Here is a nice shot […]

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Views from the trail.

Views from the Trail

I took this picture while on my ride yesterday.  The air was crisp and the sky blue in blue.  I had the trails to myself except one other soul. Scatman Get out there! Wondering how you can support the next adventure?  Simply support the following and you will be. Backcountry.com, Feed the Machine, and Amazon.

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Dirt Ribbon

The Dirt Ribbon

This picture in a way sums up what mountain biking is for me.  The “Dirt Ribbon” can take you anywhere and the only way to know where it is goes, is to follow it.  Following it can be hard, long, tiring but also rewarding.  Cycling has been a part of my life for over half of it.  It’s been the […]

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Fading light at Prince Creek.

Fading Light Ride

Last night I went for another mountain bike ride up at Prince Creek.  Nic one of the owners of Aloha Bike took me on a few new trails.  We left late and knew we would finish close to dark, and that we did.  This picture was from a little earlier in the ride but you can see the light is […]

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Natures Tapestry

Trail

Yesterday I went to Price Creek to ride with my friend Michele.  It was a mellow ride so I stopped to take pictures and I particularly like this one.  It sums up the day nicely.  Crisp blue sky, dry dirt ribbon of a trail, fresh green striving plants and stark brown dying plants making up natures tapestry.   Scatman Get […]

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Shaffer Canyon

Road Trippin’

So on August 16th I left Seattle and headed towards Colorado.  My car was filled with everything I thought I needed to live.  The plan was to stop in Salt Lake City for a few days to visit a friend then move on to Cortez, CO to visit Osprey Packs, then Durango and finally Carbonale, CO. I broke the drive […]

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The start of Rib Cage.

Phil’s World Trail Review

Trail Report for Phil’s World August 23, 2012 Location: Cortez, CO View Phil’s World in a larger map Getting there:   From either Cortez or Durango take Rt. 160.  If your coming from Cortez you’ll turn left onto a dirt road opposite the fairgrounds and right if your coming from Durango.  The turn is unmarked but with a keen eye you’ll […]

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View from the top of Mt. Erie

Delays, Flats and Misinformation

So just this past weekend a friend invited a bunch of us to go mountain biking on Orcas Island, and being that I have never been in the 8 years I’ve lived here I figured now was the time to go.  It turned out only myself and Alex the ring leader in this adventure wanted to go.  The reason for […]

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Jill H. (photo courtesy of Katherine Wallace)

What’s your passion?

For the past 12 days my friend Jill has been competing in the Arizona Trail Race (AZTR). There are two distance available to any brave soul who decides to participate, the 300 and the 750. The 750 starts on the US/Mexico and works its way north to the southern border of Utah. Along the way it climbs, winds, and traverses […]

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Race Report from BuDu #5

Race Report from BuDu #5

This past weekend I decided to race my mountain bike.  It was pretty much a spur of the moment decision at 7:30 pm the night before the race.  I havent raced my mtb since the Test of Metal last June.  Not only that but I was out until 1 am on a date and had been drinking all night.  When […]

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