Local fate

The most acute danger of being local to a given area is taking that place for granted, and allowing your perceptions to fall in line with the received wisdom: which trails give the best riding, where to find good powder, what is the choice fishing spot.  The ideal balance is to be aware of the […]

Somewhere in Montana

I have a conflicted relationship with mountain biking.  On the one hand, it is the closest we can get to flying while still being tethered to the dirt, and was my entry into endurance sports and all that pursuit has given me.  On the other, use trends and modern preference conspire to reduce many, likely […]