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Bangtail Divide Trail 2013

The Bangtail Divide Trail is regarded as Bozeman’s most notorious mountain biking trail, not so much… [read more]

Bangtail Divide Trail 2013 Bangtail Divide Trail 2013

Amasa Back Pothole Arch and Rockstacker Trail 2011

  The Amasa Back - Pothole Arch and Rock Stacker Trail is in my opinion Moab's most scenic trail,… [read more]

Amasa Back Pothole Arch and Rockstacker Trail 2011 Amasa Back Pothole Arch and Rockstacker Trail 2011

Henry Coe Mountain Biking Trails

  Henry Who?? ... Yep, that was my first response when I knew I was gonna ride in this area..… [read more]

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Downieville Classic

  For years now I have been hearing lots of fantastic stories about the Downieville Trails. I… [read more]

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The Highline Trail Sedona

. This is the first ever ride in the USA that I have not done solo. For this ride I needed a guide,… [read more]

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Sedona mtb Trails part 1

. Doctors orders were to rest for at least 10 weeks 'cos of a cracked sternum and a couple of broken… [read more]

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Slickrock Trail Moab 2010

. . The Slickrock Trail is THE Trail that put Moab on the map, and is probably the worlds most… [read more]

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The Amasa Back Trail Moab

. If planed well, and with a bit of luck, the Amasa Back Trail in Moab could become your all time favorite… [read more]

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Cold Creek to Star Lake to Armstrong Pass down Corral Trail

. A few days a did the Heavenly Valley from Stagecoach to Armstrong Pass, it was a slaughter, but… [read more]

Cold Creek to Star Lake to Armstrong Pass down Corral Trail Cold Creek to Star Lake to Armstrong Pass down Corral Trail

Curley Lake Highline Trail Tobacco Root Range

Many people / books claim that the Curley Lake Highline Trail could well be one of the best mtb trails… [read more]

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Bangtail Divide Trail 2013

The Bangtail Divide Trail is regarded as Bozeman’s most notorious mountain biking trail, not so much for it’s difficulty or distance, but because of its buttery smooth single-track trails and epic scenery. The Bangtail Divide Loop is around 31 miles total, starting at the Stone Creek trailhead. You can ride this trail as a complete loop, taking Hwy 86 south bound after exiting at the Brackett Creek trailhead. Another option is shuttling with two cars: drop a vehicle off at the Brackett Creek … [Read More...]

Amasa Back Pothole Arch and Rockstacker Trail 2011

  The Amasa Back - Pothole Arch and Rock Stacker Trail is in my opinion Moab's most scenic trail, and if planned well is also one of Moab's best rides. This trail can also be a complete nightmare, extremely busy, so be well prepared when planning this beauty.   Trail Stats & Information Amasa Back Nearby Town: Moab Length: 12.95 miles Trail Type: Out & Back (lollipop) or loop with Jackson (not recommended) Skill Level: [what the books say] Technically … [Read More...]

Porcupine Rim Trail 2011

  The Porcupine Rim Trail in Moab is together with the Slickrock Trail the most popular Moab ride. This trail is probably on the wishlist of more mountain bikers than any other trail, and not just in the USA, but worldwide. The Porcupine Rim is a fantastic trail, physically it's an easy ride, 90% being a very fast downhill, however technically this trail can rip you and your steed to pieces. Many a Mountain Biker has lost the battle on the … [Read More...]

Poison Spider down Gold Bar Rim Trail 2011

  The Poison Spider Mesa Trail combined with the Gold Bar Rim trail is one heck of a mountain biking  epic not to be missed. This combination offers the experienced Mountain biker hours and hours of fun, scenic, fast, scary, and technical mayhem under the Moab sun.     Trail Stats & Information Nearby Town: Moab Length: I clocked 22.14 miles Trail Type: P2P [ Point 2 Point ] Skill Level: [what the books say] no info Skill Level: [My Opinion] … [Read More...]

The 15 Best Mountain Biking Trails in the USA

C'mon, let's be honest asking someone what the best trails are, is like asking someone what their favorite movie is.. everyone is gonna have their own favorites. But, believe it or not it is by far the most asked question I get... AND it's the most used search engine term used by people landing on my various sites " The 10 best mtb trails in the USA" so I decided to put my top 10 together, but it turned out to be VERY difficult, and it quickly became My Top 15 Mountain Biking Trails in the … [Read More...]

Munds Wagon Trail and Schnebly Hill Trail Sedona

. I have been mountain biking around the USA now for 4 years, and also spend a lot of time on the European trails, and can say that I have done my fair share of trails. This also means that I'm not often lost for words on the trails, but every so often, out of the blue I find myself on a trail that just blows me away. It's not just the trail, it's a mixture of everything.. The trail, the scenery, the weather, how I'm feeling, how my bike bike is performing etc etc. The Munds Wagon Trail … [Read More...]

Poison Spider Messa down Portal Trail

The Poison Spider Messa and down Portal was one of last years favorite trails. The Poison Spider Messa is definitely a trail that you either love or hate. This trail can make a grown man cry. Poison Spider Mesa is technically, physically and mentally a challenge. Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Moab Length: about 12.8 miles Trail Type: Loop or Out & Back Skill Level: Technically moderate to extremely difficult. Physically moderate to extremely difficult. Duration: 3-6  … [Read More...]

Gold Bar Rim Trail down Portal

First of all, a day before I did this trail the 42 year young Todd Johnston died on this Trail. My thoughts were and are with his family and everyone else that knew him. I did not know Todd, but I do know that 42 is just far too young, it is a cruel reminder of what can happen to any of us at any given time. Nothing I or anyone else can say will soften the the loss of a fellow Mountain Biker. Todd passed away doing something he loved doing, on a beautiful day, on a beautiful trail. I dedicate … [Read More...]

401 Trail Crested Butte Colorado

Most mountain bikers in the USA, and even abroad know of, or have heard about Crested Butte's 401 trail. While doing my research for the "Gunnison / Crested Butte trails, I probably read 100's of excellent comments and remarks about the 401. Mountain Bikers, Magazines and books all rate this trail as one of the "Best Singletrack Trail" in the USA. The best comment I read , was If I knew I was going to die next week, I would wish to ride the 401 one last time. So, did the 401 knock Hall Ranch … [Read More...]

Hartman Rocks Epic Gunnison Colorado

I arrived in Gunnison last Monday, and based myself just 2 miles from Hartman Rocks, this gave me a chance to not just study the map, but to actually visit the area, and get my bearings. Once I had walked around one or two of the trails, there was no doubt in my mind that I was going to love riding the Hartman Rocks Trails. The only thing that could potentially spoil things for me was "too many people" ... Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Gunnison Length: +6000 acres of … [Read More...]