Real mountain bikers ride 60 pound steel bikes, wearing jeans, not wearing helmets and carrying rifles. At least they did over a century ago. Grab some popcorn, kick back and enjoy some mountain biking American history.
I find that loops are just the way to go and this loop turned out to be one of my favorites. I’ve done the normal all pavement Lakes Loop a few times, but the addition of some gravel roads, trails, and a summit really make this ride something different. Different in this case means a long ride with a little hiking that rewards with some great views. Like other loops that are on my list, this ride starts and ends…Continue Reading
I had hopes of doing something with a little intensity today, like the Reese Hill Loop. I also had hopes for one of these Sundays to be a warm sunny Sunday where I could take my Schwinn Racer on a nostalgia ride along some easy peasy path. Instead, it was another cold Sunday where it was clear until the sun came up, but then clouds rolled in to steal the warmth. And I was in a bit of a time…Continue Reading