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Riding Above Treeline Jones Pass to Herman Gulch

Riding Above Treeline: Jones Pass to Herman Gulch Getting There From Denver take exit 218 from I-70 W (about 1 hour from downtown Denver).Cross I-70 and park at the Herman Gulch Trailhead. Load up your bikes and gear and get back on I-70 E. Take the exit for [...]

By |2017-01-03T21:37:18+00:00January 1st, 2017|Bikes|0 Comments

Getting Engaged in Kauai

Getting Engaged in Kauai I'm currently transitioning from my job in Longmont, CO to a new job as an IT Specialist in Fort Collins, CO. I asked my future employer for additional time off between jobs which I was fortunate [...]

By |2017-01-03T22:54:22+00:00September 16th, 2016|Travel|0 Comments


MTB Project: White Ranch: Technical Decent Tour Google Maps: White Ranch Lower Parking Lot Miles: 11.2 - Ascent: 2,264' - Low: 6,147' - High: 7,885' Parking at the lower lot of the White Ranch Open Space outside of Golden CO you will roll through the "ash tray", a sandy rock garden. Gear up and try [...]

By |2016-12-30T20:21:49+00:00May 14th, 2016|Bikes|0 Comments

PUSH MTB Suspension Fork Tuning

I've had my Specialized Stumpjumper FSR 29 S-WORKS for 3 seasons and it's time to get the suspension serviced. I'm fortunate enough to live close enough to PUSH Industries in Loveland, CO. If you need to service, rebuild, tune or upgrade your suspension there isn't a better option (that I'm aware of) than getting it PUSHed. If [...]

By |2017-01-04T02:39:12+00:00April 13th, 2016|Bikes, Gear|0 Comments

Before You Travel, Do This to Your Phone

I recently had my phone stolen while traveling to Iceland, and fortunately, I was able to recover everything within a few days except a dozen pictures and a few application specific items like my list for my packing list app. Even if you haven't explicitly made an effort to backup your data you may [...]

By |2017-01-03T21:29:21+00:00March 17th, 2016|Travel|0 Comments


This was the second year I raced the Laramie Enduro, improving on my previous time by almost 2 hours! I've done the Enduro, Gowdy Grinder, 40 in the Fort, Gunnison Growler, Stone Temple 8 and the Laramie Enduro is still my favorite mountain bike race. The rest are still incredibly fun but overall, [...]

By |2016-12-30T20:21:50+00:00July 31st, 2010|Bikes|0 Comments