The Climbing Index

The Climbing Index

Any time that we ride or plot out a new route there is a ratio of miles traveled to feet of vertical gained that we always pay attention to and would like to share with you.  A ride that exceeds 1000ft of elevation gain per 10 miles traveled qualifies as...
California Park and the Little Snake

California Park and the Little Snake

The tour of California Park and the Little Snake River is a Northwest Colorado classic that takes in a series of sparsely traveled dirt roads through Routt and Moffat counties with a brief excursion into southern Wyoming before returning to Steamboat Springs through...
Adventure Bike/Monstercross Conversion

Adventure Bike/Monstercross Conversion

The naming of things is a powerful human instinct. Without a name for an item or an event we are forced to come to terms with its specific qualities and its uniqueness. Once we have a name we can use that name to sum up all those unique qualities which we remember and...
The Colorado Route: Trip Report #3

The Colorado Route: Trip Report #3

The Trough Road between Radium and Kremmling is part of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route and when I caught up with some fellow bike tourist I assumed they were on the big tour but they were on their own tour just like me. They had just come from my hometown of...
The Colorado Route: Trip Report #2

The Colorado Route: Trip Report #2

Marshall Pass is part of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route and when I saw other cyclist I realized that I hadn’t seen another cyclist since Silt and was all sorts of excited but they had obviously seen a lot of other cyclist and just kept rolling along. I like...

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