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The 5 best MTB Trail Desinations in the USA

This Top 5 Mountain Biking Destinations in the USA is based purely on my personal experience I have gained while traveling around the USA for the past 5 years riding the trails. What is a Trails Destination? This Top 5 is put together with the following in mind. If you had a weeks vacation, and would like to ride at least FIVE different trails in that week, all within a 20 mile radius, then in my books these are the best places to use as a base to get the best rides. This list is NOT a list … [Read more...]

Sovereign Trail 2011

  Last year this was my last ride in Moab, I crashed on the last mile of the Sovereign Trail cracking some ribs and my sternum. As it happened, it turned out that this would also be my last Moab ride for 2011 as well, luckily for me though, this was not due to a crash. This time around I made it around the Sovereign Trail in one piece.   Trail Stats & Information Sovereign Trail Nearby Town: Moab Length: 15.45 miles : there are numerous options to lengthen or … [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...]

Hollenbeck Canyon mtb trails

  Hollenbeck Canyon near Jamul, and just 25 minutes east of San Diego offers some fantastic trails through stunning and unique scenery. A seasoned mtb'er can easily put together a fantastic 12-20 miles ( or more) ride, but just exploring all the paths, trails and tracks. From lush green meadows through fantastic shady oak groves to high and open trails with great scenery of the canyon and surroundings . Trail Stats & Information Nearby Town : Jamul Length: You … [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...]

Sovereign Trail Moab

  . This is the first time I have actually ridden the Sovereign Trail, although I have been to the trailhead twice before, but each time it was too busy for my liking. They say the first time is always the best, but in this case I'm not so sure. Just  minutes from finishing the trail I produced the "Mother of all Endo's" , Endo'in off a 4 ft legdge  and finishing the Sovereign Trail by cracking my Sternum as a souvenir  ... Luvly Jubly !! . Trail Stats & Information Sovereign … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Slickrock Trail Moab Utah

Every serious Mountain Biker from around the world, knows, or has heard about the famous and notorious “Slickrock” Trail in Moab. It was this trail that put Moab on the map, and turned Moab into a mountain biking mecca that brings 1000’s of mountain bikers from around the globe to Moab. Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Moab Length: about 12.5 miles Trail Type: Loop Skill Level: Technically very difficult to extremely dangerous. Physically very difficult to abusive Duration: … [Read more...]