Monthly Archives: November 2013

A Visit to Mad Dog Cycles (Orem, UT)

Mad Dog Cycles is a comprehensive bike shop with two locations, the main store in Orem, UT, and a slightly smaller shop in Provo. They are a Trek dealer but also stock Salsa and Surly bikes as well. They have been in their current Orem location since 2007. Randy Gibb bought the shop in 2000 […]

Just get out and ride

Many of us are afraid  or reluctant to pursue doing things that we would really like to do. Sometimes we are held back by our jobs,  family responsibilities, finances, or just fear of the unknown. Sometimes we feel like we can’t do something because we don’t have the right equipment. Most of us will probably […]

Bikepacking Iceland . . . on fatbikes

A repost by the Professor. I came across this post on the fatbike forums. This is the kind of trip we all dream about.

Teton Vally Fat Bike Race Coming

An announcement/repost by the Professor. This looks like an awesome opportunity. It should keep many of us motivated to ride hard through the Winter.  

Bennie Creek Cut-off Trail– Payson Canyon

A ride report by the Doc. Barreling down the mountainside on the Bennie Creek Cut-Off Trail is such a fun romp that I figured it would fit into my already overbooked Saturday schedule. One of the things I enjoy most about my new Fat Bike is that almost by design, I ain’t going to win […]

San Rafael Swell: Good Water Canyon Rim Ride

A ride report by the Professor. I’m cautious about how I use the word “epic.” The Little Grand Canyon of the San Rafael Swell is truly epic scenery. Friday afternoon my 16 year old son, Finn and I, drove the 125 miles down to the Wedge Overlook in the San Rafael Swell Recreation Area. I […]

Monthly Fat Bike Rides

We are organizing a monthly fat bike ride here in Utah. The first will be Saturday, November 16. We will be meeting at Mad Dog Cycles in Orem (360 E. 800 S.). That same morning from 9:00-10:00 am Mad Dog is offering a free clinic on Winter riding. We will leave from the parking lot […]