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MarcS   on Aug 19, 2015
added a review of Gold Lake To Bobby Lake
 

It is too open.
MarcS   on Aug 19, 2015
added a review of Gold Lake To Bobby Lake
 

The statement above is not accurate. These trails are indeed open to MTB. Only a very small section of the...
MarcS   on Jun 27, 2013
added a review of Whypass
 

I was pleasantly surprised to find a trail in this area with MTB-specific features. Unlike the Forest Service trails in...
MarcS   on Jun 27, 2013
updated Whypass
 
to Dry.
MarcS   on Jun 27, 2013
added 6 photos.
 
One of several jumps on the trail.
MarcS   on Jun 26, 2013
added Whypass
 
"Whypass Trail" is a bit of a misnomer as this is actually a system of interconnected trails that run through...
MarcS   on Jun 21, 2013
added a comment on 10 Great Places to Go Camping and Mountain Biking
 
I think that's the first bike with rim brakes I've ever seen on singletracks.com.(besides the one's I've sent in). Is...
 
Someone should send those dudes a copy of the IMBA trail etiquette guidelines! Cool video, though.
MarcS   on Jun 17, 2013
 
MarcS   on Jun 10, 2013
added a comment on Mountain Bikes and Beer
 
mtbgreg1: You definitely ought to go to Oakridge for the MTBing--it's world-class for sure. And you can't go wrong with...
MarcS   on Jun 10, 2013
added a comment on Mountain Bikes and Beer
 
True. It keeps pretty well in a stainless steel bottle if you don't want to pack glass. Most folks around...
MarcS   on Jun 10, 2013
added a comment on Mountain Bikes and Beer
 
This writeup originally ended with a reminder to all not to drink and drive. There was no way to keep...
MarcS   on Jun 10, 2013
 
MarcS   on May 31, 2013
added a review of Willamette Mountain Mercantile
 

You'd be hard pressed to find a better MTB shop in a town of this size anywhere. They don't have...
MarcS   on May 31, 2013
added a photo of Waldo Lake
 
Waldo Lake from atop Fuji Mountain.
MarcS   on May 29, 2013
added a comment on Review: Funkier Apparel Copper-Infused Socks
 
I can't afford to spend twenty bucks on a pair of socks, so I'm just going to put a couple...
MarcS   on May 24, 2013
added a comment on What's in your hydration pack?
 
For me it all depends on how long the ride is, what time of year it is, and how remote...
MarcS   on May 23, 2013
added a comment on DiY Bike Racks
 
It doesn't wiggle at all. It clamps down nice and tight. The only thing you have to watch for is...
MarcS   on May 20, 2013
added a comment on DiY Bike Racks
 
I don't know, man. I've never met a suction cup I trust. If the one in my bathroom won't hold...
MarcS   on May 20, 2013
added a comment on DiY Bike Racks
 
The crossmembers are hollow, oval tubes. They are pretty rigid, but I don't want to risk buckling them when the...
MarcS   on May 20, 2013
added a comment on DiY Bike Racks
 
Yeah, I did. I put a piece of hardwood under the crossmember to keep from drilling right throught roof. You...
MarcS   on May 20, 2013
added a comment on DiY Bike Racks
 
I also put sections of noodle cut lenthwise on the frame tubes that would otherwise rub against each other when...
MarcS   on May 20, 2013
 
MarcS   on May 16, 2013
added a review of Dorena Lake
 

This is not a MBT trail. It is a paved trail built on an old railroad bed. It's nice for...
MarcS   on Apr 29, 2013
added a comment on Emergency Prep for Mountain Biking
 
To save weight and space, you might think about photocopying the essential pages and laminating them in plastic. You can...
MarcS   on Apr 29, 2013
added a comment on Emergency Prep for Mountain Biking
 
I agree. It's super important to let people know where you're going and when you expect to return. When backpacking...
MarcS   on Mar 8, 2013
added a comment on How to Replace Disc Brake Pads
 
What? The new pads don't come with new cotter pins? A good mechanic always replaces rather than re-uses cotter pins....
MarcS   on Mar 8, 2013
added a comment on How to Replace Disc Brake Pads
 
P.S. mtbikerchick: Your hands look a little rough in that first shot there. Forget the nitrile gloves and get yourself...
MarcS   on Nov 6, 2012
added a map of Tire Mountain
 
MarcS   on Nov 6, 2012
added a map of Goodman Creek
 
MarcS   on Nov 6, 2012
added a map of Greenwater Park
 
MarcS   on Nov 6, 2012
added a map of Eula Ridge
 
MarcS   on Nov 6, 2012
added a map of North Fork (lower Sect.)
 
MarcS   on Nov 6, 2012
added a map of Office Bridge Trailhead
 
MarcS   on Nov 6, 2012
added a map of Brice Creek
 
MarcS   on Nov 6, 2012
added a map of Gold Lake To Bobby Lake
 
MarcS   on Nov 6, 2012
added a map of Waldo Lake
 
MarcS   on Nov 6, 2012
added a map of Salmon Creek Trail
 
MarcS   on Nov 6, 2012
added a map of Elijiah Bristow State Park
 
MarcS   on Nov 6, 2012
added a map of Ridgeline Trail
 
MarcS   on Nov 6, 2012
added a map of Larison Rock
 
MarcS   on Oct 22, 2012
added a comment on How (Not) to Introduce Newbs to Mountain Biking
 
Having taught all three of my children to ride bikes (although MTB only to the last two) I can offer...
MarcS   on Oct 19, 2012
added a comment on How (Not) to Introduce Newbs to Mountain Biking
 
This piece aired quite a while ago, and I was relying on my (obviously faulty) memory when writing it. You're...
MarcS   on Oct 19, 2012
added a comment on How (Not) to Introduce Newbs to Mountain Biking
 
Sorry about that. My 'friend' here thought it would be funny to type some sexist remark while I was in...
MarcS   on Oct 19, 2012
added a comment on How (Not) to Introduce Newbs to Mountain Biking
 
It appears to be the same gal.
MarcS   on Oct 19, 2012
added a comment on How (Not) to Introduce Newbs to Mountain Biking
 
The North Salmon Creek trail is my very favorite place to take beginners. Have you checked out the description here...
MarcS   on Oct 19, 2012
 
MarcS   on Oct 12, 2012
added a comment on Bikepacking the Colorado Trail: Days 7-10
 
What did you guys use to purify your water? I see you wrote some of it may have been bovine...
MarcS   on Oct 8, 2012
added a review of Mckenzie River Trail
 

I rode the section from Trailbridge reservoir to Clear Lake and back this weekend. This upper section is much rougher...
MarcS   on Oct 8, 2012
added 17 photos.
 
Bridge over the river above Sahalie Falls.
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