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GO the coolest lightweight camper on the market

    GO - the coolest lightweight camper ever!!   This is the most unique camping and travel trailer you'll ever find. GO was designed from the frame out to be a one-of-a-kind mobile adventure trailer that's even more versatile than a Swiss Army knife. It's lightweight and easy to manage in the parking lot, garage or on the road. Weighing in at 840 lbs, GO can be pulled by even the smallest cars. Best of all, GO is imagined, designed, engineered, created and assembled right … [Read more...]

SylvanSport’s Coolest Adventure Contest Ever

  SylvanSport's Coolest Adventure Contest Ever!.    What's your ultimate dream adventure? Mountain biking in Moab? Kayaking the class five rapids of the Appalachian foothills? Star-gazing in Bryson Canyon? There's no better way to adventure than with your favorite gear in tow. A Swiss Army Knife of campers, the SylvanSport GO[link to www.SylvanSport.com] is the ultimate adventure aid. A GO can hold up to 10 kayaks or 6 bikes, or all your camping and a few surf boards, or an ATV and rock … [Read more...]

My favorite 2011 Trail photos

  In 2011 was another great year I did more than 1000 mtb miles, many miles were done on new trails, and many were done on some old favorites. I took an equal amount of foto's on the trails. Here are a few of my 2011 favorites, some I just like, others bring back fond memories. All in all 2011 goes down as another great year, and will hopefully continue through 2012.         … [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...]

Rip3d Info

. 2 days ago I managed to un-willingly produce the "Mother of all Endo's"  on the Sovereign Trail in Moab.  The result of this feat is a cracked sternum. This will probably keep me off the trails for a week . To stop myself from going stir crazy, I started on a new site / blog with one of my many domain names I have lying around. So, if you have nothing better to do, mosey on down to www.rip3d.info . … [Read more...]

Moab Ho Down 2010

Moab Ho Down 2010 5th Annual Moab Ho-Down Mountain Bike Festival And Moab Mountain Bike Film Fest. October 28, 29, 30 & 31st, 2010 . . The 2010 Moab Ho Down will be a day longer and will feature Moab’s first ever Mountain Bike Film Festival in addition to all of our usual excellent festivities! DH RACE SUPER D RACE DIRT JUMP COMPETITION/EXHIBITION TOWNIE TOUR, RIDICULOUS COSTUME PARTY THE MOAB WORLD PUMP TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS MOAB HO-DOWN Downhill & … [Read more...]

GIANT Trance X4 2009 HDR Compilation

A HDR compilation of the GIANT Trance X4 2009 taken by Rip3d on various trails throughout the USA. . . … [Read more...]

HDR Mountain Bike Compilation

Part 1 of my HDR Mountain Bike Compilation . … [Read more...]

The history of Mountain Biking and Mountain Bikes

1800's The 25th Infantry U.S. Army Bicycle Corps stationed at Fort Missoula, Montana set out across the country on their bicycles in 1896-7. Lt. James A. Moss led the company of black soldiers on several obstacle intensive test runs of the iron two-wheeled alternative to horses for transportation. Their greatest trip covered 1900 miles to St. Louis, Missouri, returning to Missoula by train. The 25th Infantry gained fame and was nicknamed the Buffalo Soldiers. In 1896 the 25th Infantry … [Read more...]

Moab Shuttle Share

Every year I spend a couple of weeks grippin' the Moab slickrock. This year I will be spending the whole month of October in Moab. Usually I have my own personal driver who drops me off, and picks me up on the trails that are not loops, or if there is too much road cycling involved. Trails such as Porcupine and Gold Bar are difficult without a shuttle. Anyway, this year I will be on my own, and looking for anyone that is looking to share the pick up and drop off. There are shuttle … [Read more...]