Tech Loop Drop Clinic

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On Saturday, Joe and I did a short hike in the Competitive Track Area of McDowell Mountain Park.  We came across a small group of riders who were participating in a mountain biking skills clinic.  We came across them as … Continued

Sandy and Chaco

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After our Friday Hike, a number of us stopped by the visitor’s center.  There, we found Ranger Amy talking to (and taking photos of) Sandy and her eclectus parrot, Chaco.  Sandy rides long distances on her mountain bike with Chaco … Continued


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These were the leaders at the time that we encountered the “Marathon” mountain bike racers during our hike of the Scenic Trail on Saturday.

Bike Ride along Colorado River and past Arches National Park

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Marilyn, Marie, and I rode our bikes on Wednesday, June 4.  (Marie’s bike was a rental from Rim Cyclery.)  

Friday Fitness Hike

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Friday’s Hike started from the Wagner Trailhead.  We hiked Wagner to Granite, and went right on Granite.  The group split up in the large wash just past Stoneman Wash (which feeds back into Stoneman Wash).  Amy finished the hike with … Continued

Granite Mountain Big Loop

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Marilyn, Nick, and I did a big loop out in the Granite Mountain area on Sunday.  We did a loop starting at the Granite Mountain Trailhead just off of 136th St.  We rode Bootlegger to Granite Mountain Loop Trail, and … Continued

Granite Mountain Ride

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Photos from last Sunday’s ride with Nick and Marilyn:

Granite Mountain Ride

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Marilyn and I rode with Linda at Granite Mountain last Saturday.

Marilyn on the Klondike Bluffs Trail

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Little Granite Mountain

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I took these photos while riding with Nick and Marilyn and Little Granite Mountain. A view from the Bootlegger Trail: The Bootlegger Trail wends its way in between some large rocks: This large boulder is called Balanced Rock.  (There’s a … Continued

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