The first winter storm has just swept through Santa Fe, leaving a thick carpet of scrunchy snow in its wake. The novelty of the white stuff isn’t lost on me yet, especially with a Krampus at my disposal. Time to …[ Read More → ]
Or: there’s more than one way to crack a nut.
I’m just back from a short but sweet stint in the Cibola National Forest, a rugged swathe of land just outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Thanks Jeremy and Tim for …[ Read More → ]
While Out Riding has seen something of hiatus these last couple of months, largely due to a few significant changes on the horizon…
One of these is an exciting revamp of the blog, thanks to the creative talents of designer …[ Read More → ]
Not all trips go quite to plan. In fact, not all trips even have a plan…
Last weekend, I delved into Santa Fe National Forest, home to the crumpled folds of the Sangre de Cristo mountains – Spanish for ‘Blood …[ Read More → ]
Spring is in the air.
Although the sun’s rays have yet to permeate the northern folds of the mountains, where pockets of snow linger on, the mid elevation trails are revealing themselves like hidden gems.
And with winter’s retreat, comes …[ Read More → ]
Once winter gives way to spring in Santa Fe, an abundance of mountain biking trails reveal themselves beneath the receding snowmelt. Winter-lost trails hidden from view, but visible all the time to those who await them.
Most evenings I’ve been …[ Read More → ]
Whenever I visit a new city, it’s become second nature that I find myself scrutinising its provision for cyclists and access to public transport – basically, its feasibility for car-free living.
In the UK I’m lucky enough to …[ Read More → ]