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Bikepacking Trip – Part One

By on March 18, 2018

The Motivation I have always had a love for the great outdoors and anything that had to do with being off-road and in the woods. I don’t recall exactly when I heard about bikepacking, but I was intrigued. It was something that I was very interested in as I am always trying to figure out […]

Necessary Evil

By on April 24, 2017

Okay, so “evil” is probably a little strong, but no less of a pain in the ass.  See, I have a Jeep Wrangler that I use for everything; road trips, getting me to and from the mountain bike trails, exploring off road areas and of course, her main role as my daily driver. To ensure […]

Chuck Lennon Mountain Bike Park

By on September 18, 2016

Great day on the trails at Chuck Lennon Park. After seeing the sign about the bears, I often wondered if I could out run one on my bike. Then I remembered all the Discover Channel programs I have watched throughout the years. Hopefully the bear I encounter doesn't like pizza.

2016 Jeep Road Trip

By on July 8, 2016

Roughly three months ago, I acquired a 2004 Jeep Wrangler (TJ). I initially put quite a bit of time and money into it: fuel system flush, repair leaking oil pan gasket, cooling system flush, spark plugs, all of the standard “tune up” type items. Since it came with Chinese no-name tires that wouldn’t balance and […]