Mr Toad’s Wild Ride!

Lake Tahoe is quickly becoming a premier destination for mountain biking and I took a brief window of opportunity this morning to experience one of the classic Tahoe rides: “Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride“. No doubt named because the extreme technical nature of this trail will throw you around at least as much as the Disneyland ride though that ride doesn’t come with the significant risk of physical injury that the Tahoe variety does.  Continue reading Mr Toad’s Wild Ride!

Solstice Dirt Fondo

Marin County Bicycle Coalition’s (MCBC) 2015 Dirt Fondo season opened yesterday with the Solstice Fondo featuring some of the best trails in Marin including the ones in “my backyard”.

It was a glorious day, especially the weather. From the activity record in Garmin connect the temp averaged 65.4 °F in a range from 57-75 °F here’s the temperature graph plotted against time (starting at 8am) overlayed with the elevation profile: Continue reading Solstice Dirt Fondo