So dark

This morning, it was so dark on the way in to work….just pitch black.  As I was riding down the hill, I passed two guys coming up.  One of them asked me, in jest, “how are you crazy enough to be coming down the mountain at this hour?”  He must have thought I had started my ride around 5 am or earlier to be coming down the mountain.  I told him that I was actually on my way to work.  Maybe he []

My trip to Moab

We spent the weekend down in Moab.  I hadn’t been there in over 20 years.  I rode the Slickrock Trail and I can’t say I was very impressed.  There just seemed to be a lot of hiking.  Maybe some people can ride a trail nearly straight up an incline, but I can’t.  Same with riding down the many steep cliffs that were on the trail.  When the trail was fairly flat, it was great.  But having to constantly mount and dismount ruined the []

From today’s ride

This is one of my favorite rides in Utah.  It starts near where I grew up and loops up around the Radio Towers close to Ensign peak.  After you get to the top Radio Tower, you take a left turn, and then drop down to the Bonneville Shoreline Preserve.  The second part of the trail is not as well traveled and sometimes the trail can be somewhat overgrown.  The views towards the Great Salt Lake are amazing.  I took these photos the []

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