Matthew BonnerDoubletrack

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Milwaukee // Wisconsin

 
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I love riding bikes around the country and am always looking for my next adventure. Whether it's five minutes from home or 1,000's of miles away, the simple joy of riding bikes is enough to make every ride great.

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44stevenson, this tire will handle wet rocks just as well as it handles wet roots: with loads of confidence-boosting grip. In wet conditions overall, I found that the tire was firmly and predictably planted (no unexpected washouts!) because its thick knobs were able to bite down into stable soil. I rarely had to reel in…
I rode it on a WTB STP i23 rim with a 23 mm internal width. This is technically a littler thinner than is recommended, but it rode great. I prefer a rounder profile anyways!
I usually run a 2.3 WTB Vigilante up front, and all I can say is that the TRS Race provides much more grip without tacking on a lot of rolling resistance. In essence, they are really just two sides of a coin. The Vigilante is extremely versatile tire that can be used in anything from…
Matthew Bonner   on Oct 5, 2018
 
Matthew Bonner   on Sep 22, 2018
 
Matthew Bonner   on Sep 21, 2018
 
Matthew Bonner   on Sep 19, 2018
 
Matthew Bonner   on Sep 18, 2018
updated Blue Mound State Park conditions to
 
Matthew Bonner   on Sep 11, 2018
 
Matthew Bonner   on Sep 10, 2018
replied to Tubeless air pressure
 
I'm around 170, and I run 20-23 psi front and 29 in the rear. Works like a charm!
Matthew Bonner   on Sep 3, 2018
replied to Mountain Biking in the Midwest
 
Here in Southeastern Wisconsin a lot of Milwaukee's trails can be closed due to the slightest amount of rain. This is probably because most of them are in low lying areas surrounding...
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 29, 2018
added 11 photos.
 
Overall the Mount Mcpherson trails are definitely worth a ride!
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Matthew Bonner   on Aug 29, 2018
added a review of Mt. Mcpherson
 

Mount Mcpherson is ridiculously awesome. The sheer amount of diversity in trails cannot be paralleled. Flowdown is a (you guessed...
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 29, 2018
updated #2 and bottom of Razorback conditions to Poor
 
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 29, 2018
commented on a photo of Stoney Squaw Upper & Lower
 
Sorry, ignore this photo.
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 29, 2018
added 11 photos.
 
A ride on the Squaws!
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This trail is pretty wild! The initial 700 foot climb is a little bit of a pain; however, it is...
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Matthew Bonner   on Aug 29, 2018
added a review of Watch Tower
 

This is definitely the best purpose-built trail in Jasper. To begin, the dirt is amazing and dries very well. Then,...

Razorback is an epic, steep slickrock descent of a beautiful ridge rising above the surrounding terrain. It was smokey when...

This great trail has something for everybody. Flow (featuring tourists though) around the lakes themselves, fast and technical trail on...
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 29, 2018
added a review of Star Wars
 

A great trail that any ability can enjoy. More advanced riders can try their luck at the skinnies, ladders, and...

Not only is Topp Notch one of the best built trails out there with a variety of high-risk features, tight...
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 29, 2018
added a review of Topp Notch
 

This is just yet another great trail in the Banff area and has the best build-quality that I've ever seen....
Most of the rides here in Southeast Wisconsin are small loops around 10 miles, so I never carry anything more than a fanny pack. It just doesn't make any sense. However, if...
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 27, 2018
added Boardstand Loop
 
This amazing ride among the massive Winding Stair Mountain of Oklahoma starts off with a blazing descent down Bohannon Creek...
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Matthew Bonner   on Aug 27, 2018
added Eagle Rock Loop
 
To begin, head south on the Little Missouri Trail. In spots the trail is a little exposed with the creek...
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 27, 2018
added Bohannon Creek
 
This trail is one of the best descents off Winding Stair Mountain. It's less technical than other descents, but significantly...
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 27, 2018
added a map of Boardstand Loop
 
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Matthew Bonner   on Aug 27, 2018
added a map of Bohannon Creek
 
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 27, 2018
added a map of Eagle Rock Loop
 
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 27, 2018
added a map of Eagle Rock Loop
 
 

This is one fun little trail and proves that even the most obscure tracks in Dupont are worth riding. Relatively...
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Matthew Bonner   on Aug 7, 2018
added a review of Nordic Mountain
 

I rode this trail yesterday for the second time and it blew my expectations out of the water! The first...
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 7, 2018
added a review of Turkey Knob
 

This trail was one of my favorite descents in Dupont and serves as a good middle ground between the technical...
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 7, 2018
added a review of Blackhawk Ski club
 

When I was there last year I saw a lot of potential. The climbing trail was built so well that...

This system has a little bit of everything. Want flowy downhill with the occasional technical section? Try the White Rock...
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 7, 2018
added a review of Aspen Vista
 

I have to give this access road some credit: it's awesome! Winding its way up the mountain, it maintains a...
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 7, 2018
added a review of Pleasant View
 

Perfectly manicured berms leading into flowy downhill. Wide switchbacks that don't complete obliterate all your speed. Climbs that trick you...
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 7, 2018
added a review of Big Rock Trail #3
 

I've only actually climbed this trail, but descending it looks like it would be a blast! Coming up, it's not...
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 7, 2018
 
 

This system is probably my favorite in Michigan with a variety of trails for every type of rider at any...
Matthew Bonner   on Aug 6, 2018
 
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Matthew Bonner   on Jul 27, 2018
added a review of Nicolet Nat'l Forest
 

I love these trails for what they are: one of the only set of backwoods tracks in all of Wisconsin....
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Matthew Bonner   on Jul 27, 2018
added a review of Petrifying Springs
 

Overall the trails were just average Wisconsin riding. That said, there were two short sections that made the whole trip...
Matthew Bonner   on Jul 27, 2018
added a review of Angel Fire Resort
 

Damn. I didn't ride a ton here, but the few trails I did get a chance to rip were awesome....
Matthew Bonner   on Jul 27, 2018
added a review of Ridgeline Trail #65
 

I rode this trail about a year ago, and at the time it was pretty blown out. Accordingly, massive braking...

When I rode this as part of the Singletracks Brutal Loop, the initial climb hit our little group of four...

This trail is Appalachian backcountry singletrack at its finest. Plummeting down from the top of the ridge, steep, rooty trail...
Matthew Bonner   on Jul 27, 2018
added a review of Mine Mountain
 

I loved how well this trail flowed. I didn't expect to be even close to that fun when I started,...
Matthew Bonner   on Jul 27, 2018
added a review of Daniel Ridge
 

I didn't ride much of this trail, but what I did ride was awesome. I love how it's technical nature...

I love the river crossings and forest on this trail. The trail itself is OK with a few armored sections...
Matthew Bonner   on Jul 27, 2018
added a review of Lake Imaging Road #45
 

Just your average access trail. The spectacular forest scenery around you isn't half bad though!
Matthew Bonner   on Jul 27, 2018
added a review of Cedar Rock Trail #16
 

This trail is definitely one of the most unique tracks you'll come across in the Southeast. I loved how it...
Matthew Bonner   on Jul 27, 2018
added a review of Winsor (254)
 

We dropped in on the trail from Lower Tesuque Creek. Judging on what we rode, this trail is amazing. The...

WOW! Such good trails tucked away in some of the Midwest's best topography. This place really has a trail for...
Matthew Bonner   on Jul 23, 2018
added Valle de la Muerte
 
An epic descent from 15,000 feet to 10,000 feet through loose moonscape, the jumps and drops of the "Valley of...
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