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Kokopellis Trails Epic Fruita Colorado

I really loved the first ride I did in the Kokopelli’s Loops Area, I decided to ride an Epic, hitting all the trails in one very long but fantastic ride .. all in all just over 6 hours of excellent sweet mountain biking. Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Fruita Length: about 41 miles Trail Type: Loops Skill Level: Aerobically: easy – strenuous,  Technically: easiest-difficult Duration: 6+  hours Trailhead Elev: 4500 feet Top Elev: 5300 feet Book Description (s) [ … [Read more...]

Porcupine Rim Trail Moab Utah

The Porcupine Rim Trail, probably Moabs second most famous and notorious trail. But the Porcupine is a completely different kind of ride, and more and more mountain bikers are taking a preference to this trail over the Slickrock, this might have something to with the crowds, but there is no getting away with the fact that Porcupine is one hell of a good ride. Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Moab Length: about 14.8 miles Trail Type: Loop, Out & Back, but most people … [Read more...]

Hall Ranch Trail Lyons Colorado

Another highly recommended trail in the Boulder area, just outside Lyons. There was no doubt in my mind that I was going to enjoy this trail more than my previous one (Sourdough). I was praying that this trail was not recommended by the same people that recommended Sourdough. Well I had surprise coming my way.. a very pleasant surprise. Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Lyons Length: 10 total miles Trail Type: Loop Skill Level: Aerobically: moderate. Technically: … [Read more...]

Dyke Trail Crested Butte

Another one of Crested Butte’s favorite trails, the Dyke Trail. I woke up this morning to rain!!, I waited until 11 o clock, and decided to go ahead with the ride. Did the Dyke trail live up to her reputation? Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Crested Butte Length: 14.1 total miles Trail Type: Loop Skill Level: Aerobically: moderate to strenuous, with a fair amount of climbing at altitude. Technically: easiest-difficult Duration: 2 to 4 hours Trailhead Elev: 9000 … [Read more...]

Walker Ranch Loop Boulder Colorado

Walker Ranch Trail was the first ever trail I did with my current bike, that was just over a year ago in July 2008. That time I only managed to get 3/4 of the way around and had to walk the last 3 miles with the bike. I really loved the ride last year, and it came in 4th place of my favorite Trails I rode during the 2008 Mountain Madness Tour… So, did I like this trail as much the second time as I did the first? Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Boulder Length: 7.4 total … [Read more...]

North Carolina Pisgah Epic

>> South Mills River >> Cantrell Creek >> Squirrel Gap >> South Mills River >> Buckhorn Gap >> Black Mountain >> Avery Creek >> South Mills River Trail : For the second time in a week, I was dropped off on SH 280 at the beginning of TurkeyPen Road, I then cycled to the South Mills Trail head to start my Pisgah Epic. Started the ride at 9.am, and reached the South Mills Trail head about 20 min later. There were already numerous horse … [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...]

Tsali Left Loop and Right Loop North Carolina

The first time I started on the Tsali Loops was the “perfect storm” for a mountain biker’s nightmare, within 15 min. I got stung just above the knee by a hornet that got caught under my shorts, stung like hell, but I pushed on. I just passed the 6 mile marker, when on a slight downhill I got a bit carried away, and on a minor jump, I blew both my inner-tubes and had to walk 5 miles back to the trail head, I always carry 2 spare tubes on a trail, but 2 weeks ago i gave one away to a fellow … [Read more...]

Deer Creek Trail Crested Butte

Deer Creek Trail is together with the 401 Trail, Crested Butte’s most well known trail. Deer Creek is more challenging than the previous trails I have done in the Butte area. It was freezing cold, and snowing, and I had 27 miles ahead of me. The trail was slippery, it was cold, and to make make things worse I crashed, and spent 30 minutes repairing my bike.. So did all of this make me hate the Deer Creek Trail? Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Crested Butte Length: 27.1 total … [Read more...]

Marys Loop Rustlers Loop Horsethief Bench Loop and Steves Loop Fruita

Fruita / Grand Junction has a fantastic reputation among mountain bikers, and many even rate it as the best mountain biking region in the USA. As soon as I reached Fruita, I knew I was going to love riding these trails, but was I up for a surprise, a very pleasant one!! . Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Fruita Length: 17.2 miles Trail Type: Loops Skill Level: Aerobically: easy – strenuous, Technically: easiest-difficult Duration: 2 - 3.5 hours Trailhead Elev: 4500 … [Read more...]