2020 Annual Review; Overcoming Inertia and Building Momentum for 2021

Shay, Matt, and Mike joined me for the combined Bike Your Park/Bike Travel Weekend overnight Driving out to Bike Your Park/Bike Travel Weekend combined event by Adventure Cycling Association I said to Shay Daylami, "So much of it (getting out for an overnight) is overcoming inertia. You can always come up with reasons not to …

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Pine Nuts Pedaler Project; Crowd Source Mapping the Pine Nut Mountains

Pine Nuts Pedaler Project Marc and I were riding the Mt Seigle loop last April and I wondered out loud, "How could we see all the routes we ride in an area in a single view? Wouldn't that be cool for an area as popular as the Pine Nuts?" How did I get here? Where …

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Overnight; Bike Your Park, Dry Valley OHV Area

This year, 2020 needs no further introduction, Adventure Cycling's two member-lead events, Bike Travel Weekend and Bike Your Park, were pushed around, pushed together, and in some cases made virtual. I decided to lead a ride despite the Moderate to Unhealthy air quality conditions we had been experiencing in the wake of the West's worst …

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Ride Report: Black Rock Hot Springs Loop 2.0

12 Mile playa access point What draws you to the Black Rock Desert? Is it the bizarre landscape of the ancient lake bed swept clean by the powerful forces of the wind, water and sun, challenging your imagination in ways never thought possible? Is it the artist's pallet found in the light reflected back to …

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