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Steamboat Springs // Colorado


 
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Live in the Colorado high country, love to ride a mix of high country and desert track.

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Could you be a bit more specific vs vague....please describe this ultimate PLUS terrain, where?
WesternSLP   on Dec 15, 2017
commented on IMBA Wants to Hear Your Opinions on Ebikes
 
IMBA hedged while also attempting to play some things down the middle. Their biggest issue was attempting to invoke a strategy vs holding true to what the organization should be about. The fumbles & hypocrisy mirror the city IMBA is based. The educated Singletracks reader understands how past-tense IMBA now sits.
Before you start throwing out terms like isometric and lactate threshold you should know what you are talking about. MTB is a much more Dynamic effort vs road riding. Dynamic = eccentric and concentric muscle contractions, as you are active (dynamic) with the bike. A hill descent on a road bike (holding a position on…
WesternSLP   on Apr 22, 2015
added a review of Holy Cross
 

I wish I had the ability to ride this trail. Even though the Holy Cross trail sucked the soul out...
WesternSLP   on Apr 8, 2015
added a review of Handsome Cabin Boy
 

Of the Vernal trails, this was a unique and stunning trail. Instead of the feeling of riding on the desert...
WesternSLP   on Apr 8, 2015
added a review of Serpendipity
 

If you want fast and on the edge, this is it. When I rode this there was a lot of...
WesternSLP   on Apr 8, 2015
added a review of Jackalope
 

This is the biggest total climb out at McCoy, but as mentioned, it is a steady spin. Actually a very...
WesternSLP   on Apr 8, 2015
added a review of Retail Sale
 

Fun, literally out of the gate! Get ready because the main (optional) drops and techy spots are 30 - 60...
WesternSLP   on Apr 8, 2015
added a review of Jass Chrome Molly
 

Two great descents with some short / steep climbs to test your fitness. I kept left at every junction to...
WesternSLP   on Apr 8, 2015
added a review of McCoy Flat Trails
 

I recommend to add this trail system (and the rest of the area) to your ride list. The BLM has...
WesternSLP   on Apr 8, 2015
added a review of Slippery When Wet
 

Of the McCoy trails I enjoyed Slippery the most. The trail is more raw than the others (which I find...
WesternSLP   on Apr 8, 2015
created a My Trails
 
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Aside from the shocking removals (like The Crest), 2 of the 2014 EPIC inductees are inside a ski resort boundary!...
WesternSLP   on Aug 1, 2014
added a review of Broken Boyfriend
 

Short but a great intermediate to int trail. Honest ride with a few challenging moves. The easy climb up gravel...
WesternSLP   on Aug 1, 2014
added a review of Whipple Trail System
 

Agree with above that Broken Boyfriend is the highlight trail, and is easy enough to lap that section once you...
Appreciated this post, good perspective.
I started with a Google search of "can I push my mountain bike through a Wilderness area", never found anything!...
WesternSLP   on Mar 24, 2014
added a review of North Backbone
 

This was a varied, fun, and techie out-n-back. As an intermediate plus rider, North Backbone was a Sunday cruz of...
WesternSLP   on Mar 18, 2014
added a review of Oil Well Flats
 

This is going to be a great system, some serious work has been put into these miles. I started at...
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