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TACKLING THE GNAR IN SOCAL


When I’m teaching on the road, I explore the new terrain then map it to my curriculum. We always start with the base of the skills tree and work our way up. A couple weeks ago in Temecula, CA, we climbed high into the gnarly branches.

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October 31, 2012 : Posted In: California,Coaching,Skills/training : Comments (1)


FROM THE ARCHIVE: BIG BEAR NATIONAL ’04


Originally posted Posted May 26, 2004—Back when we raced gravity events at Big Bear (and I had time to do massive posts like this one. Tons of photos!).

Oh, Big Bear. El Oso Grande. The Jewel of SoCal Mountains. Womb of the SoCal downhill scene. One of the oldest, best-run venues in mountainbikingdom. Great things have a way of happening here, and this year was right on target.

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December 15, 2007 : Posted In: California,Events,Racing : Comments (1)


PUMP/JUMP IN SAN LUIS OBISPO?

Hey Lee…..Just wondering if you know of any pump/jump spots in San Luis Obispo area of California. I am traveling there a week from today and I would like to hit some spots. I know of some great areas to MTB around but I am looking for the “other” kind of riding. : ) Trying to figure out what bike to bring.
Thanks – Ray, OKC

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THE GREAT SPRING NORCAL ADVENTURE OF 2007, DAY 1


Sea Otter ho! Yesterday/today Zach Griffith and I drove straight from Boulder to Marin (it took 20 hours with heavy snow), and today we tasted the goodness in a big way.

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April 10, 2007 : Posted In: California,Events : Comments (7)


BUILT: LORY STATE PARK BIKE PARK


Super cool! The Corral Center Mountain Bike Park at Lory State Park near Fort Collins, CO, is built and ready to ride. Session this Saturday …

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October 18, 2006 : Posted In: California,Dirt jumping : Comments (25)


XC RIDE AT SOUTHRIDGE PARK


After my clinic with the InCycle guys last week, I took myself for a little spin. Southridge Park is in the middle of the Fontana, CA suburbs, but the trails are sweet!

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September 28, 2006 : Posted In: California,Trail : Comments (22)


SANTA CRUZ LOVE FESTIVAL


While I was in Norcal this month, you KNOW I rode in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The woods are deep, and the trails are super flowy. It was too dark for my little point-and-shoot camera, but still:

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September 27, 2006 : Posted In: California : Comments (5)


PUMP TRACK WORLDS AT MARK WEIR’S


Last Sunday, Mark Weir had a massive pump party at his house in Novato, CA. Reasons: 1. his one-year wedding anniversary, 2. Chevy’s birthday and 3. the pump—oh, the pump.

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September 14, 2006 : Posted In: California,Events,Pump tracks,Uncategorized : Comments (15)


PLEASANTON JUMP PARK

Hey, I was looking over your site and saw the story about legalized dirt jump parks, and then saw there was one in Pleasanton, California. I was wondering if you had the address of that place, because I looked online and couldn’t find it. Thanks!

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November 7, 2005 : Posted In: California,Dirt jumping,Uncategorized : Comments (4)


TOUR OF CALIFORNIA DAY 6: TUNNEL TRAIL, SANTA BARBARA

Top section of Tunnel Trail.When Jim and I landed in Santa Barbara we dialed ourselves in at Motel 6 then mosied downtown to buy a trail map. The whole shopping scene was very shi-shi…with rich, beautiful women everywhere and a bakery for dogs.

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November 6, 2002 : Posted In: California,Riding : Comments (0)


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