Panther Creek Tour

The mountain bike race season is done, vacation is done, and now it is time to play.  I purposely built this year around being in good racing shape for the spring and early summer and then wanted to hit vacation in July as a nice reset.  Now there are two goals for the rest of…

Cabin Camping At Stub

Cyclingwild did another trip up to LL Stub Stewart State Park this past weekend.  During our last trip we were camping at the walk-in sites, this time we had the luxury of staying in the “deluxe” cabins.  I was expecting 4 walls and a ceiling with some plywood bed type items.  What we got instead…

Stub Stewart with Cyclewild.org

Finally got a chance to get out on an overnight camping trip with the cyclewild.org folks at Stub Stewart State Park.  We met Saturday morning in downtown Hillsboro and followed the backroads to Banks and the start of the Banks-Vernonia trail.   Between adults and children there was about 26 of us that made the…

TRP Hylex

I’ve had my Salsa Fargo now for almost 4 years.  It has seen only slight changes since I originally built it up.  I toyed with a 2×9 drivetrain before settling on an XT triple ring setup.  Barend shifters have also been my choices since day one.  Finally went tubeless on it last year too.  Other…