Monthly Archives: May 2016

Bikepacking Kokopelli’s Trail: Part 3

Day 3: On to Fisher Valley After two days, we were 79 miles into this ride and had climbed about 8,000 feet over some pretty technical and rough terrain, and we were feeling it. In fact, we all admitted that this was tougher than we anticipated. There was nothing too technical or too difficult about any […]

Bikepacking Kokopelli’s Trail: Part 2

Day 2: Bitter Creek to Entrada Bluffs Luckily the wind died down that night and we all slept pretty well. The sun came up awfully early it seemed, but with those wide open desert spaces, there are no mountains to block the rising sun. The views from the top of this plateau were spectacular, from the […]

Bikepacking Kokopelli’s Trail: Part 1

We had been thinking about Kokopelli’s all winter, after all it’s practically in our backyard, and is supposed to be an epic mountain bike route through spectacular scenery. We rode regularly through the winter, with many trips up to the groomed trails in American Fork Canyon. Spring wasn’t quite as productive with all the rain […]

First look: Lone Peak Expedition Seat Pack

I have been using Lone Peak panniers for years now for road touring. In fact, between my kids and I, we have four sets. They are well made, durable, are made entirely in the U.S.A., and after years of use are hardly worn at all. So, when I saw that Lone Peak was making a […]

Fatbike Makeover

My Pugsley will be three years old this year and the original paint job was in rough shape. In fact, it came from the factory with a lousy paint job. I doubt there was even a clear coat on it. Within days of owning it, I had scratches all the way down to bare metal. […]