The allure of New Mexico, abounding in high plateaux and open space. Swathes of National Forest, BLM land and Indian reservations tempt in every direction.
We begin our overnight foray on a challenging and slab-laced trail, climbing ever up towards Otero Canyon. Then we emerge onto Forest Service Road 106 – the Manzanita Mountains to ourselves, basking in late afternoon sun, and the knowledge that a night under the stars lies ahead.
Jeremy turns the hear on in the morning.
Drops bars and a basket or 3in fat tyres? Just ride. Then eat, then sleep. A happy camper and storytelling round the fire.
Wooly leg warmers, thick socks and shorts. My favourite winter combo.
Simple ingredients: a Hunqapillar sighting, the odd push, dappled light, and endless miles of open road.
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