Monthly Archives: July 2012

Richards – Whites – Mt Logan with the kids

So, we watched that Animal Planet episode of “Finding Bigfoot” where they came to Logan canyon and talked to a bunch of people that have seen the elusive beast. The boys and I decided to go out on our own little hunt and I must admit, they have some pretty funny ideas of how a Sasquatch should howl… Full episode here

We had a fun ride down Richards a ways, back up Whites, then we just rode the roads to Mt. Logan for some good views and seat time.

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Sasquatch calls:

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Posted by on July 23, 2012 in Trails

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2012 UTMA Ride – Sink Hollow – Snowslide – Davis – Highline

This ride ended up being an adventure.

Crew: Wes, Tony and me.

Sink Hollow was a blast as was the Highline over to Danish Pass, Snowslide and Davis.

We ate lunch at the boiler and nearly got struck by lightning, it was really close and very loud.

Then, the rain started. We hung out at Bloomington and hunkered down under the signs for a while as buckets of water fell from the sky. We made an attempt to get up to the Highline from Bloomington parking lot, but there was a tree down on a steep section and the trail was like riding on a few inches of high quality grease. So, we went back to Telegraph flat and made our way up the South Fork trail (still difficult) to the Highline. That’s when the problems really started for me, I had a new front tire that was just packing the mud, so much so that it was rubbing on the forks and acting like a front brake, despite my best efforts, I couldn’t get enough momentum to clean it out and kept sliding off the trail every 10 ft or so. By the time we got to the rockier sections where I could clean out, I was pretty beat. The ride back down the road from Danish pass was miserably cold, it was July, I didn’t pack anything heavier than a jersey.

I still had a good time, memories were made and a bad day of riding is always better than a good day of yard work!


Pictures courtesy of Wes:

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Posted by on July 14, 2012 in Trails

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Card – Steel – Cart – Seep – Richards

Had a great ride with Wally and Chickenhawk early in July. We did a whole circuit of trails including Card, Steel, Whites, Cart-Seep, etc. We had a lot of fun.


Posted by on July 6, 2012 in Trails

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