Trail Tuesday: Carvin’s Cove, Roanoke, Virginia

Flowy rollers on Four Gorge Ext. Photo: Dan Lucas.

While there are hundreds of miles of bike-legal singletrack in the Roanoke region (not to mention all the gravel roads and doubletrack), Carvin’s Cove is the undisputed hotspot. With the main trailhead located just 15 miles from downtown Roanoke (a metro area of 315,000 people), not only are the trails excellent, but they’re accessible as …

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Mountain Biking Flagstaff, Arizona

The Jamis Dakar 650b Pro handled the Fort Valley gnar with ease.

The final stop on our almost two-month western mountain biking tour was Flagstaff, Arizona. On the way from Big Bear, California to Flagstaff, we made sure to detour up to Grand Canyon National Park, as neither my wife nor I had been there before. The Grand Canyon While there is no singletrack riding in the …

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