Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Mountain Biking Helena and Lewis and Clark Caverns

Nice and easy last weekend. Got to show Bryan some of my favorite trails in Helena Saturday, went to the most amazing Halloween party that night, and then rode the caverns with Claire Sunday. Found a new trail there, but didn't check it out.

Couple more Sedona Pictures

A few more shots of Sedona. Truly wonderful biking.

I bet this was much more amazing twenty or even ten years ago!!!

Friday, October 17, 2008

Prescott, AZ

I think the aliens were getting to us in Sedona and we needed to blow town and take off the tin foil hats. So we headed to Prescott after we heard they had some decent riding.

Wow...is all I can say. We rode a few different areas here in Prescott. This place is a cool town with three colleges if you can believe that. Really good brewery too.

This is a cool house in the town of Jerome, AZ. Its an old town built into the cliffs and on the way to Prescott.

Claire railin' it on the 396 trail in Prescott. Its a new very flowy trail just competed by the IMBA and local bicycle advocacy groups. I thought it was fun but mello, Claire loved it.

We also found the new Dell Slickrock trail built in town. Some of the most technical riding I've done. Slow, but super technical.

More Sedona

Well we wanted some more Sedona and desert after the cooler riding around Flagstaff. We biked some really good trails a couple days ago. We rode quite a few, but Huckaby was my favorite. Here's some random shots.....

Smiling for the camera.

Super gnarly decent.

Yes I made it and yes that's a big drop off on the right side.

Claire smiling for the camera.

On our way to dinner that night.

Cool "old Sedona" feel....

I'll post up yesterdays Prescott trip later.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008


So we did a very cool drive up Oak Creek Canyon to Flagstaff. Half hour drive but a whole 'nother world.
We pulled into town and found a bike shop to get a map, some beta, and some more tubes. Really beautiful downtown. Fall was definitely in the air as it was quite a bit colder. I think the high was 60 for the day...brrrrrr.......

We ended up meeting a local in the parking lot and he gave us his favorite ride. It was fun riding through the fall colored aspens. The riding was very similar to Helena, MT I thought.

Anyway, we found a good brewpub that had a great menu. We had a beer sampler along with some sausage and sauerkraut with some boiled potatoes. Heaven I tell ya!

Back to the warmth of Sedona for us. Too cold in them hills. I'll post up today's ride later. Very nice ride I must say.

Sedona Arrival

We arrived!

We flew in Friday from Pheonix and drove up Sat. We shipped our bikes via shipbikes.com and they were waiting for us at the bike shop in Sedona. FedEx delivered them perfectly. Delta wanted $700.00 or more if we go over weight to fly with them.

Sedona is home to Vortex's and Aliens....YES!!!!

Sedona is also home to some of the most beautiful terrain and best biking around. They have over 200 miles of single track. We've been riding here for three days, doing two rides a day covering 20-30 miles and we can't keep up.

We're leaving for Flagstaff tomorrow and Prescott later this week so keep tuned! Lots more Sedona too.