Jewell Pass & The Prairie View Trail

Originally posted on Trail to Peak: The Adventurous Path:
As some of you may have noticed, I’ve been posting a lot about hikes that we did last summer with my recent posts. Part of the reason for that is because, due to one circumstance or another, I have been away from the mountains for (gasp!)…

To My Dad

Originally posted on Mummy Miller:
Today marks 3 years since you left our lives completely. ?You were travelling back from taking your girlfriend to work with your daughter in the back of the car when you were hit by a drunken, drugged up driver. I remember that day so well. ?I was working that day,…

Rishikesh, my Happy Place

Originally posted on Himadri Negi:
Some places hold a special place in our hearts, and each time you visit them, you take a piece of them with you and leave a piece of yours with them. For me, it’s ‘Rishikesh’ – The Yoga Capital of the World. Rishikesh is magic for my soul and I still…

Timeless tracks and trails of Belgium

Originally posted on I Do Not Despair:
I am now trying to get myself a bit fitter after a seasonal layoff from longer bike rides. As it is cold, damp and the visibility is poor the roads are not an attraction and I need a bit of a purpose to keep myself going. Therefore I…

Why You Should Give Mountain Biking A Try?

Originally posted on Laagsparkles:
“Ever bike? Now that’s something that makes life worth living!…Oh, to just grip your handlebars and lay down to it, and go ripping and tearing through streets and road, over railroad tracks and bridges, threading crowds, avoiding collisions, at twenty miles or more an hour, and wondering all the time when…

Bucking a Trend with the Fenix BC21R Bike Light

Originally posted on the drunken cyclist:
Back in the Spring, I received the Fenix BC21R Bike Light to review (currently on sale for $75 on the Fenix website). For my day job, I commute by bike and I was really looking forward to giving the light a good test. The problem was, they sent the light right…

10 Exciting Locations for Getaways in Nigeria

Originally posted on Mercy Williams Explores:
Are you in Nigeria for the holidays and looking for a perfect location for a getaway? Or simply just want to getaway from work and the regular life chaos? Whether you’re the explorer, the adventurer, or the beach bum, I’ve curated these 10 amazing locations for a weekend getaway. Thank…

Lake Crabtree Morning Ride

Originally posted on The Alchemist of the Woods:
I first bought my mountain bike in May 2013 and it has easily been one of the best purchases of my entire life. This one simple purchase has lead to countless adventures, meeting new friends, and has even become a shared hobby between my wife and me.…

The Hiawatha Bike Trail

Originally posted on Lookin' at the World:
Last September, I went on a 30 mile long mountain-biking trip on the Montana/Idaho border.  It’s an old rail-road grade that has been turned into a mountain biking trail.  There is ten tunnels, and 7 really high trestles. My favorite tunnel (and the longest one) crossed the border…

Fit Recovery on Cycling: How Fast is Fast Enough on a Bicycle?

Originally posted on Fit Recovery:
How fast is fast enough on a bicycle? There are too many variables to even begin to answer that question in a blog post.  The easy way out, and certainly the funny way out, is to answer simply, “If you have to ask, you’re not there yet.  Pedal harder and/or faster.” What…

Summer’s Race for Stillness

Originally posted on Susie Lindau's Wild Ride:
Summer fun includes a wide range of activities. Some can be enjoyed at breakneck speeds while others require taking a moment to be still and take in the surrounding beauty. It’s wildflower season in the high country. Summer is so fleeting at high altitudes, it’s hard to…