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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 […]

Motobecane Boris X7 Update

Last fall I ordered a Motobecane Boris X7 from Bikes Direct. I did an initial “first impressions” review with the promise of a follow-up review a little later down the road after we had a chance to really put some miles on it and give it an adequate review. Well that time has finally come. […]

Moab: Kane Creek-Pritchett Canyon Bikepack

The desert has always drawn me and repelled me at the same time. I grew up spending time in the mountains where there is abundant water, shade, and cool temperatures. And I continued my pursuits in the mountains as an adult, the Wasatch and Uintas, the Tetons and Wind Rivers, and the Colorado Rockies. But […]

Kane Creek/Pritchett Canyon Overnight

Originally posted on Joe Cruz:
Usual great breakfast at Moab’s Eclecticafé—well it’s Joel’s second breakfast—we’re sunburnt murmuring the contentedness of the last three and a quarter days gallop, squinting at Jeep traffic and people and ceramic wear clatter around us. J and I only have a couple left before we leave, so I’ve proposed something dead…

Part 3.

https://joecruz.wordpress.com/2015/04/18/kokopelli-trail-pt-3/