I have been eyeing the Garmin Edge 520 on fellow racer's bikes for years and wondered if I should hold out until the price dropped on the newer model, or an even newer one was released. With a list price of $280 it's right at that point where I could take it or leave it, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Mountain biking the Ginny Trail at Bobcat Ridge. Music courtesy of Ratatat.
Matt and Jess shredding single track at Crosier Mountain, CO. Music by Mimosa, Filmed by Jess and Matt.
Head cam footage from each trail on the 2010 Stone Temple 8 race course. All music by Thievery Corporation.
1 week before the 2010 Stone Temple 8 Race. Scouting out the single track at Curt Gowdy State Park in Wyoming. Hero Go Pro helmet cam. Music: Escala - Clubbed to Death
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, [...]
I just got a Hero GoPro original 1st gen (thank you mom and dad!). Testing it out on my training ride for the 2010 Laramie Enduro. Route is Devils Backbone > Blue Sky > Towers > Mill Creek > Lory Valley Trails > and back.