Category Archives: Biking

Stage Your Own Multi-Day Bike Trip

Last October, I was inspired. I was inspired to outfit the family and venture on a multi-day point-to-point backpacking trip. I even went so far as to buy a book on the Colorado Trail. Unfortunately, with a late wet spring, … Continue reading

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Downhill Biking: Is Dirt the New Snow?

More and more ski resorts have added dedicated downhill biking trails to their summer offerings. It’s no surprise because downhill biking is surprisingly like skiing. It’s 70 degrees on a clear blue day and I’m sweating – a lot. Dressed … Continue reading

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How A Nonprofit With A Funny Name Drives Mountain Biking in Western Colorado

Last fall, I was asked to choose one non-profit organization for a magazine profile. It was a beautiful fall day, so after checking my email, I went mountain biking with a friend at Lunch Loop, a system of trails at … Continue reading

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The Busy Mom’s Guide to Century Training

Enthusiasm carried me through the first week. I have never ridden a century, so when I signed up for Venus de Miles Colorado I was, to put it subtly, SUPER STOKED. I pushed “enter” and got on my bike. During … Continue reading

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Bikes, Horses, Guns and Fun

From Summer Biathlon to Overnight Pack Trips, Where to Find Family Adventure In an ideal world, summer is all about fun. It’s about carefree days, with trips to the beach, the pool, and of course, the mountains. Whether you’ve got … Continue reading

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