This ride was a long time coming, and one of my top five favorite trips of 2021. I’ve been trying to link together a righteous MTB route as close as I could to Rocky Mountain National Park, and this route is, I feel, the best one can do. I’ll be updating my Longs Peak Route Continue reading…

Monday Bicycle Commute (20 miles) Chapman A little post work Chapman Ride to get some more mileage. So happy for the dedicated bike lane to the start. More traffic than I was expecting going down Flagstaff, as parking is supposed to not be happening after 9. (could be that it wasn’t 9, yet! Duh…) Tuesday Continue reading…

A good trip to Longs Neníisótoyóú’u on Columbus Indigenous Peoples Day. Left around 3:30am feeling fairly languid, but psyched enough to push up James Canyon/Overland Rd. (St. Vrain is essentially closed to bikes for construction). It’s a steeper route with more elevation gain, but it’s also actually shorter by a few miles. It’s also quieter Continue reading…

Elbert/Bull Hill/Casco/Frasco/French/Champion/13736/Deer/Oklahoma/Massive Mania Summiting both Mt. Elbert and Mount Massive – the highest and second highest peak in Colorado – in the same day is usually a big but doable day out. Trailheads for the easiest routes up are practically across the road; the trails are both rated as an easy Class 1. I’ve done Continue reading…