Today, I was Dropped

Today, I was dropped. This simple line sounds horrible to anybody outside the mountain biking community, but for anyone who's ever gotten on a bike before they know the truth. Getting dropped is fantastic. The term getting dropped means that you rode with someone who was faster and/or more skilled than you. In layman's terms [...]

Defining Expectations: CNF MTB Ride

I never leave for the trail head with the expectation of having an average ride or to be an average mountain bike rider. When I load my bike onto the carrier and start driving towards some singletrack, I pack up with the expectation that I will be the next RedBull Rampage God of mountain biking, [...]

Lake Crabtree Morning Ride

I first bought my mountain bike in May 2013 and it has easily been one of the best purchases of my entire life. This one simple purchase has lead to countless adventures, meeting new friends, and has even become a shared hobby between my wife and me. Even more importantly, mountain biking (and hiking) is [...]

Trail Bucket List

A brand new year is upon us and with that new year comes the traditional posting of resolutions: Exercise More Eat Healthy Become a Better You The list can go on-and-on. Some of us will succeed at meeting our resolutions and others will fall well short, but the important thing is that we will all [...]