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John Fisch added a review of High Chaparral Open Space

This is typical easy city open space riding with mostly wide trails and no significant hills or obstacles. There are...
20 hours ago
 

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John Fisch added High Chaparral Open Space
There are two main loops, connected in the middle kind of like an infinity symbol. There are also a few...
20 hours ago
 

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John Fisch added a comment on 4 Benefits of Lunchtime Mountain Biking
Oh yeah, nothing beats a lunch ride. I'm fortunate enough to have a flexible work schedule which allows me to...
2 days ago
 

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John Fisch added a comment on Test Ride Review: Juliana Roubion
I didn't just look at the buttock measurement. I also looked at the weight measurement. In both cases, the proportions...
1 week ago
 
 

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John Fisch added a comment on Test Ride Review: Juliana Roubion
Thanks for that link. It was interesting to note that, depending on ethnicity, the female SHR was greater than the...
1 week ago
 

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John Fisch added a comment on Test Ride Review: Juliana Roubion
According to this womens cycling site, for a woman and man of equal height, the woman will have longer legs...
1 week ago
 

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John Fisch added a comment on Test Ride Review: Juliana Roubion
"Shrink and Pink" LOL I'd never heard that before. I would think there are genuinely specific things one could do to...
1 week ago
 

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John Fisch replied to Interesting bike design
Well, I'm sure it doesn't rail corners. But with that high bottom bracket, he won't have to worry about banging...
1 week ago
 

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John Fisch replied to 2015 Montana Enduro Series
Greg, It's not a series. It's a single, stand-alone event, although it is over a few days. Segments include Pipeline, Palmer...
1 week ago
 

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John Fisch replied to 2015 Montana Enduro Series
Waaaaayyy cool! Wish I was still there. Hope you get to participate. I would love to see the actual courses....
2 weeks ago
 

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John Fisch added a review of Foes Mutz

Absolutely bombproof. Can attack any line with confidence! Most stable platform I've ever ridden. Ridiculous fun factor.
2 weeks ago
 

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John Fisch added a comment on Eating Good Food, Drinking Beer, and Living High on the Hog in Sedona
I finally got to the Hogs this Christmas. Great trails!
2 weeks ago
 

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John Fisch added a comment on Sedona Day 1: Riding the Upper Dry Creek Trail System
Unfortunately, Hangover's still on the wish list. Was there over Christmas, but we found enough ice on the hogs that...
2 weeks ago
 

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John Fisch added a comment on Sedona Day 1: Riding the Upper Dry Creek Trail System
Great article. Chuckwagon may be my favorite intermediate trail. Fun, flow, techy bits, and drop dead gorgeous scenery throughout. I...
2 weeks ago
 
 

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John Fisch added a comment on Sedona Day 1: Riding the Upper Dry Creek Trail System
Interestingly, the Highline route is my Sedona fave as well.
2 weeks ago
 

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John Fisch added a comment on Sedona, Arizona: Not Just Another Moab
Greg, I didn't know you were from Neidlsville. Of course, the only reason I know where that is is because of...
2 weeks ago
 
 

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John Fisch added a comment on Sedona, Arizona: Not Just Another Moab
Jared, Off and on. Most of them are exposed enough that snow doesn't last long when it falls. But there are...
2 weeks ago
 

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John Fisch added 6 photos.

 
3 weeks ago
 

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John Fisch added Foes Mutz
Full suspension aluminum fat bike
3 weeks ago
 

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John Fisch added a comment on Access Update: The 2015 National Defense Authorization Act Results in Loss of MTB Access
Chris, I've not been able to find out how that is to be done either, but I may have an idea....
3 weeks ago
 

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John Fisch added a comment on 13 Questions Beginning Bikers Ask
LOL! It's always about striking the right balance.
3 weeks ago
 

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John Fisch added a comment on Access Update: The 2015 National Defense Authorization Act Results in Loss of MTB Access
Great comment. Our own "marketing" is our own worst enemy with regard to trail access, especially in the backcountry. On...
3 weeks ago
 

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John Fisch added a comment on Ride Report: 10k Trail, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Ask, and you shall receive! Hidden Gems in other places than Albuquerque: Eagle, CO http://www.singletracks.com/blog/mtb-trails/eagle-has-landed-as-a-mountain-bike-destination-that-is/ St. George/Hurricane, UT http://www.singletracks.com/blog/mtb-trails/spring-break-singletrack-trek-the-sequel-part-4-holy-guacamole-batman-its-suicidal-tendencies/ Nationwide: http://www.singletracks.com/blog/mtb-trails/10-trails-i-like-more-than-you/ Kansas! http://www.singletracks.com/blog/mtb-trails/turkey-time-tour-de-prairie-final-take-sunflower-state-singletrack/ Texas Panhandle! http://www.singletracks.com/blog/mtb-trails/turkey-time-tour-de-prairie-take-1-texas-panhandlin/ Fairplay, CO http://www.singletracks.com/blog/mtb-trails/south-park-singletrack-a-fairplay-fourplay/ Price, Ut http://www.singletracks.com/blog/mtb-trails/spring-break-singletrack-trek-the-sequel-part-5-price-is-right-for-mountain-biking/ Suburban DC--The Maryland Side: http://www.singletracks.com/blog/mtb-trails/dcs-dirty-dozen-part-1-mtb-trails-on-the-maryland-side/ and...
3 weeks ago
 
 

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John Fisch added a comment on Ride Report: 10k Trail, Albuquerque, New Mexico
No worries. Breaking Bad should still scare most folks away. And I won't spill the beans on how good the...
3 weeks ago
 

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John Fisch added a comment on Ride Report: Moab's North Klondike Trails
Thanks for the update. When I wen't there, it was still just the basic Klondike trail and Baby Steps. I...
on Dec 30, 2014
 

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John Fisch added a review of Milagrosa / Molino Basin

One of my all time faves! The hike-a-bike is so worth it! There are miles of challenging gnar with an...
on Dec 30, 2014
 
 

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John Fisch added a review of Hog Wash

Super fun bit of tight and twisty, up and down roller coaster fun. This trail makes a great clockwise loop...
on Dec 30, 2014
 

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John Fisch added a review of Hog Heaven

Huge fun factor! Fantastic scenery! Steeps, exposure, and plenty of variety. This is a hugely welcome addition to the Broken...
on Dec 30, 2014
 

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John Fisch added a review of High on the Hog

Huge fun factor! Fantastic scenery! Steeps, exposure, and plenty of variety. This is a hugely welcome addition to the Broken...
on Dec 30, 2014
 

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John Fisch added a review of Chapel Trail

This is an occasionally tough bit of singletrack which adds a couple loop options between the Broken Arrow and Llama...
on Dec 30, 2014
 

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John Fisch added a review of Mystic Trail

This is an easy bit of singletrack who's greatest asset is that it makes it easier to construct loops in...
on Dec 30, 2014
 

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John Fisch added a review of Submarine Rock

Not much of a trail by itself, but it's a worthwhile spur if you want to see Submarine Rock, which...
on Dec 30, 2014
 

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John Fisch added a review of Damfino Trail

Indeed it has been reclaimed. The USFS determined this bandit trail to be in an environmentally sensitive area and has...
on Dec 30, 2014
 

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John Fisch added a review of Upper Coyote Wash

Flat. Sandy. Scenery? Suburbia.
on Dec 30, 2014
 

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John Fisch added a review of Naranja Park

Not much left here. What is left has little to recommend it.
on Dec 30, 2014
 

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John Fisch added a review of Javelina / Mustang / Burro

Even as a reasonably skilled technical rider, most of this network is punctuated with lots of dismounts and hike-a-bikes. The...
on Dec 30, 2014
 

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John Fisch replied to An Open Apology to My Readers, My Publisher, and My Editor
On previous trips to AZ, I have always wanted to ride La Milagrosa, but something has always prevented me. This...
on Dec 30, 2014
 
 

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John Fisch replied to An Open Apology to My Readers, My Publisher, and My Editor
(x-post from the general discussion forum) On previous trips to AZ, I have always wanted to ride La Milagrosa, but something...
on Dec 30, 2014
 

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John Fisch replied to Sedona, February, and Hiline questions
Greg is spot on. If you're a "highly skilled rider," you should enjoy the trail immensely. It is totally unique,...
on Dec 30, 2014
 

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John Fisch added a comment on Opinion: The Anti-Fat Biking Manifesto
Very fun and amusing article -- and I love fat biking! It is worth noting that before fat bikes, I was...
on Dec 30, 2014
 

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John Fisch added a comment on 10 Trails You Like More than Me
Yes--still good, or even great . I just dig them a little less than others--either that or there are other...
on Dec 24, 2014
 
 

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John Fisch added a comment on 10 Trails You Like More than Me
Interesting point. I really seem to like trails that lack flow, often better than ones which supposedly have great flow....
on Dec 24, 2014
 

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John Fisch added a comment on 10 Trails I Like More Than You
Oh yeah . . . that one is a rugged gem. And you can link it up with Sourdough, Waldrop,...
on Dec 22, 2014
 

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John Fisch added a comment on 10 Trails I Like More Than You
"The real appeal is Steep climbs . . ." I think you just deciphered the lack of love LOL!
on Dec 22, 2014
 

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John Fisch added a map of Spring Creek Park
on Dec 21, 2014
 

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John Fisch added a review of Spring Creek Park

This is a positively stellar trail in an area one would never expect to find it. The crushed gravel beginning...
on Dec 21, 2014
 

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John Fisch added 8 photos.

 
on Dec 21, 2014
 
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