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Old Fall Line

Old Fall Line, Big Bear Lake California Dry Dusty Rock This trail checks all my boxes for fun, that’s for damn sure! Old Fall Line is a natural downhill trail accessible from the chairlifts at the Snow Summit Bike Park. The soil is what I call Cali Loam, I think most people would call it […]

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Eliel Cycling

Eliel Cycling review I initially started the search for a new kit with a simple google search. From that I had a few companies in mind. The tipping point for me going with the Eliel cycling kit was contacting a friend that is a professional cyclist. After her referral it was easy to pull the […]

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Snow Summit Bike Park

Snow Summit Bike Park Opening day 2020! hell ya!.. It actually happened. Definitely a shaky start to 2020 but the Snow Summit Bike Park is officially open. In years passed they have opened towards the beginning of May. That means we’ve only missed out on a month of: sitting on your ass talking about how […]

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Palomar Divide Gravel Ride

Palomar Divide Gravel Ride Where do I begin with this one?.. Well first I didn’t do this ride. With good reason too!.. These ladies are f*cking savages. I know my limitations and I didn’t want to get in their way. My role in this was simple: bring cookies, chips and water to the top of […]

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Vail Lake Bike Park

Bike park at Vail Lake Vail lake has been open to the public to ride mountain bikes for several years now. Odds are if you are from Southern California you’ve been out there for a race or a ride. I have another blog about racing at vail lake (click here). Talk around the water cooler […]

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Riding Dirt Jumps with Matt

Dirt jumps in San Diego With all the skateparks and the few bike parks in or near San Diego being closed due to the “Rona”. Me and some of my friends have been finding and fixing up dirt jumps in the area. Very few spots still exist and out of those very few are fun […]

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Riding Alpine California

Riding Alpine California: Spicoli 1.0 Spicoli 2.0 + Exit: Enduro mountain biking San Diego Anderson Truck Trail San Diego has to be one of the worst places to ride MTB.. Hear me out.. Not because there aren’t trails. More so due to the lack of local government support to what I am calling “modern mountain […]

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Big Bear Downhill Trails

Crestline Big Bear Lake Home to the world famous Snow Summit mountain bike park. HaHa joking.. Crazy to think that Big Bear used to be a stop on the UCI pro down hill circuit. I’m not even sure it was UCI then. Nonetheless Big Bear does have a chair lift assisted bike park (Snowsummit). As […]

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Palomar Mountain Century Ride

Carlsbad to Palomar Mountain, Century road ride. 100.1 miles, 9,700 ft of climbing, 7:45 moving time. Cycling Palomar Mountain We are 3 mountain bikers that hardly ride road bikes. That decided to ride from the coast in Carlsbad to the top of Palomar mountain and back. I hadn’t been on a road bike for years […]

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Enduro Mountain Bike training rides

Energy systems and training rides. So to expand on my first blog “Enduro MTB structured training” I wanted to talk more about the 3 basic types of training rides. Aerobic Anaerobic Vo2max Applying these 3 focuses to “training rides” ensures that you are developing the different energy systems of the body. That improves your body’s […]