I’ve now crossed the Navajo Reservation and have arrived in Gallup, New Mexico. From here a forest road should lead me be back onto the Great Divide mountain bike route for the last few hundred miles to Mexico. I’m looking …[ Read More → ]
After Cullen and Nick kindly dropped me off in the desert, I set out to ride the Lockhart Basin Road. This rough jeep trail links up with Monticello, from where I planned to cross the Navajo Reservation and rejoin the …[ Read More → ]
After the quiet backwaters of Fruita, I’d expected Moab to be fairly commercial in feel, and teeming with legions of bikers (like me). So I was pleasantly surprised at how laid back it was. Sure, arriving at the very tail …[ Read More → ]
I’ve long yearned to ride the Kokopelli Trail, a challenging 142 mile dirt track linking Fruita, in Colorado, to Moab in Utah. Here’s how it went.
Although it’s Utah’s Moab that tends to swallow the limelight in mountain biking circles, just down the road in neighbouring Colorado lies Fruita, a wonderfully laid back little hangout that’s every bit as beguiling. So named for all the apples …[ Read More → ]
While I rest up my hand (which I fractured back in Montana), I’ve had a dig through some posts I never got round to finishing, including this one, from the Denali Highway in Alaska – way back in July.
So …[ Read More → ]