About MeI'm currently living in Holt, Michigan and riding as much as my work, wife, and daughter will let me.
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Dirt Jumpin' Around @ Sherwood Forest in HBP via Strava
It's the Final Countdown @ Highland Bike Park via Strava
Yes, it is across the street from the trail in the back left(northeast) side of the parking lot.
Took a road to Rhode Island and rode (not rowed) an awesome trail! via Strava
HT MTB @ KT, VT via Strava
Maine-iacs built this trail! Bradbury Mountain State Park via Strava
The aptly named Rockland Preserve, CT via Strava
Going full fixie in Massachusetts via Strava
I have done a handful of clinics, ranging from free/super inexpensive as part of a festival to a couple hundred dollars as part of a multi-day clinic.
All of them did a good...
Supreme Log Jumping and Unintentional Drifting Champion of All Time @ NCT and Big M via Strava
WLT with EPIC, now with free post-ride bike wash! via Strava
New trail day! Nailing the pace game at Big M via Strava
Visiting an old friend via Strava
Yes (sigh) I wear a helmet, but I do not feel compelled to do so and I believe their value is greatly overstated
How much is your life worth? How about your ability...
The bad news is, I have to do the work.
I would think that falls under the good news category!
I found this table from Cycling Weekly during a quick Google search:
Regardless of what one's ratio is, I think the goal would be to always increase it. Sort...
As for gearing, I actually slightly prefer 2×10 when riding hilly terrain because I can transition from downhill to climbing with a single click of the front deraileur as opposed to cycling...
“Brighton Recreation Area” in MI has got great trails and its the closest trail to me, 10 miles. 2 miles of green trail 9.5ish miles of blue and 7.5 miles of black....
If you're going for a visit, definitely hit up the MegaCavern like rajflyboy mentioned. It seemed more dirt jump oriented when I was there but they did have some trails throughout the...
I'm going to throw this disclaimer before my post: I'm assuming all things are equal like price, build quality, etc etc.
I would avoid a 26" wheel because they've all but been replaced...
Wait, this is really interesting. So why did you join Singletracks before even knowing what you were getting into?
Jeff, I had a pretty good idea mountain biking was something I was going...
Gas prices are going up. Skip the car ride and airline to Phoenix. Catch a ride to Prescott or Sedona and enjoy a fantastic mountain bike Trip.
Bentonville and Michigan are good...
Seven years ago today.
I actually joined Singletracks before I went out for my first ride.
I have not ridden Bentonville (yet) but the Copper Harbor trails and community are pretty unique. There are a bunch of other trail systems in that general area as well that you...
Clearing branches and trees, but not my lungs, at Burchfield via Strava
Whole bunch o' Blue at Anderson via Strava