Summer in Steamboat, Part 2: Bike Town, USA

steamboat bike park

What do skiing families do when the snow melts? They bike. As skis are to winter, bikes are to summer, especially in Steamboat. Already known as Ski Town, USA, Steamboat is well on it’s way to becoming Bike Town, USA. When we visited with little kids, we rented bikes and spent a morning riding the […]

Summer in Steamboat: Four Hooves, Two Wheels and Water (A Three Part Series About One Busy Weekend)

horseback howelsen hill

I love Steamboat in summer. So it won’t be any surprise that when we visited for a weekend in mid-June that we had a terrific time. Simply put, there is no other mountain town (that I know of) that has so much going on for families of every age. Activities for Kids, Big and Small […]

I’m Not a Super Cyclist, But I Still Enjoy Spinning My Wheels

cycling with friends on colorado national monument

I’m a cyclist, but not a very good one. I’m a pretty strong rider, but not a very consistent one. Last summer, when I told friends that I’m training for the Venus de Miles Century, some looked at me as if I was crazy and others asked me technical questions about the training. I’m way […]

Multi-Tasking Gear from Montane

montane powershield glove

Multi-tasking: do you love it or hate it? I’m trying to get over it, except when it comes to gear. While I may be worn out from juggling my thoughts, actions and words each day, I prefer gear that multi-tasks. Rather than complicating my life, gear with multiple uses equals less gear, which means more […]