Category Archives: Trails

When it stops what I did will actually be Obsolete.

My eyes open, slowly.  Light filters through sheer curtains; they drift gently in a foggy morning breeze. It gets light here much earlier than I’ve grown used to.  It’s barely 630.  Should I move?  What’s going to hurt this morning? … Continue reading

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That First Concussion

Been wondering when this would be my own issue.  My hourglass emptied this morning.  Riding in the mountains of North Carolina is an entirely different beast than riding in northern California.  There’s wet, for one thing.  Slimy roots, greasy mud, … Continue reading

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Thursday Night MTB Gatherings 2015 – Short Track Dash

Tim Olson has started his Thursday Night Gatherings in Chico!  This past Thursday was a short track dash at Easter Cross in Upper Park – 18 people participated.  The route wrapped around North Rim to the Bench at Fenceline from … Continue reading

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Chromag Samurai 65 Build pics

I’m tired and I’ve gotten 14 miles on the Samurai. 3 on my little home loop and another 10+ on my “fast” trails in Oroville.  Basically I have to re-learn how to ride a hardtail fast.  But the frame fits … Continue reading

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45650B part 4.0 – Selling my Baby and Welcoming a New Love

Welcome back!  Thank you! Been a while, lot of changes going on.  I have drastically changed my role at my wildlife job, and will be focusing more on my bike job.  Too long of a story and with too many … Continue reading

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Forced-March Life / Far From Fields

It’s been almost a month and a half.  Rob, you suck at blogging.  *sigh* What’s new? Got a job as a mechanic at what I consider the best local bike shop around.  Trek/Santa Cruz/Intense dealer.  Same place that built the … Continue reading

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On One 45650B Bike Build: Part 3.0 and 3.1 (first 2 rides)

Aaahhhhhhhhh……… That feeling, after a good ride, after two good rides.  Adrenaline subsiding, cool wind rustling the fresh blades of spring grass, sunlight slivering through the trees onto the damp clay soil of the trail. It’s that sensation washing over … Continue reading

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