Coming from Arizona, I always wanted to ride the Arizona Trail 300 race. Its a completely self-supported ride that begins at the border of Mexico and goes all the way to Phoenix. It isn’t really a race, but, more of a competition against yourself, to see if you can do it. In other words, its just my type of ride. I’ve never been the fastest rider out there. I’ve been told that at 6’2″ and 220 I am rather giant for a […]
Well, although I really love Arizona, especially the mountain biking here, I was raised in Utah and, with a young and growing family, I thought that it would be best to move back home. I requested a transfer for my job last year and it took a year for it to get approved. There is alot that I will miss about Arizona. The beautiful sunsets, the saguaro outlining the evening stars on the Maricopa Trail, the jagged and rugged mountains. I will […]
I have family visiting from California for Thanskgiving. Always fun for the cousins to get together. I was wondering if there was going to be a group ride in Phoenix on Friday, but I haven’t seen anything so far. Maybe I can sneak a ride on the Maricopa Trail. I was also considering riding the Black Canyon Trail again sometime. I would like to beat my prior time for the Little Pan Loop. I also noticed some nice bike sales on Black […]
I went on a night ride around Anthem last Saturday evening. I ran into some wild Javelina and tried to snap a picture but my smartphone isn’t able to capture any night pictures with no flash. I’ve also come across coyotes, road runners and wild burros (on the outskirts of Anthem, over by Walmart). http://www.strava.com/athletes/424498/latest-rides/780c8c7d9d1dab3c1f2aed03da85bc16e22554e9
We went on a fun bike ride with the family.