Soquel Demo Dayz!

The local trail association recently completed a lot of work on the Flow Trail, located in the Soquel Demonstration Forest just above Aptos, CA. It was in pretty rough shape after a few years of neglect from rough riding and covid-induced lack of trail maintenance events. This park contains some of the best flow that […]

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Yeee Hawes!

Leaving the Sedona Mountain Bike Festival in March of 2022 was sweet sorrow, but I had a lot to look forward to! I was heading south to Meza, AZ to ride Hawes; a trail system run by the Hawes Trail Network. This non-profit has dedicated itself to the development and maintenance of dozens of miles […]

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Sedona MTB Living

I was able to take some time and enjoy the Sedona Mountain Bike Festival in March, 2022. The event was amazing! Great people, great trails, and a chance to talk to industry professionals and see new products first hand.

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Replacing a Rim

While working at bike shops in the 90’s and early 2000’s, I learned a lot about wheel building. I was able to put that knowledge to good use when I recently cracked a carbon rim on a ride. Since most wheels use steel spokes, the spokes are often much stronger than the hubs and rims. […]

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