Riding Along with the Pisgah Stage Race, Part 2

Waking up in the Pisgah forest is a magical experience: the sounds of birds and streams, the smell of fresh damp foliage, the promise of a new day and new trails to slay. On the morning of Stage 4 of the Pisgah Stage Race, I wasn’t anxious to leave the tent, so I made a …

Riding Along with the Pisgah Stage Race, Part 1

Spring in Pisgah I arrived at my campsite–nothing more than a tent pad and a trash hook on Avery Creek Road in the Pisgah National Forest–just after dark. A steady drizzle was coming down, but not too much to set up a tent. So I got started, unpacking the truck and making final preparations for …