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Ride Report: Rainbow Rim

There are few things better than spending a weekend camping and riding with friends. Drop those two things next to one of the most spectacular backdrops in the world, and well, you have what some would call a winning combination. Our recent trip to the Rainbow Rim was that perfect combination, great friends, good rides, killer views and temperatures that…

Lil Shredders Kids Camp

I admit I was a tad bit skeptical about a bicycle program and children in the summer… Isn’t that a parent’s job? Summer is too busy and too hot here in St. George??  But the more I thought about it I realized they were the perfect audience.  Children are the future. This might be their first and only introduction to the…

#s24o

We usually think of grandiose, epic-level expeditions when we start pondering bikepacking trips. Or at least we did until last July. Joey Sparkles and I attended the Specialized product launch in Morgan Hill. This is a trade show. We spend our days seeing product, listening in on seminars and being sold stuff. The evenings are filled with mingling and then you end up in your…

Road Bike Maintenance that you ALWAYS Forget About

You can avoid many inopportune mechanical failures and make your road bicycle function much better if you’d only remember to do some simple, routine maintenance. But…you don’t. Most of us would rather ride than wrench.   The modern road bicycle is a wonderful, efficient machine that needs minimal upkeep to be reliable and enjoyable to ride. But just because road bikes…

Red Rock Rad Ride

Red Rock Bicycle has always had a hankering for a good challenge. Years ago, we all went out to Winger’s just so we could get someone to attempt their Wing Challenge. I don’t remember all the details, but it had to do with 4 minutes and 8 wings that were coated in sauce so spicy that it would make your…

Chubby Biker Festival Report

Despite less than favorable weather leading up to the weekend, the Chubby Biker Festival went off at full volume. The festival began Saturday morning. With drizzly weather forecast right up to the meeting time for our first ride, you could say the day started out grey. Nonetheless, the Chubby Bikers came out in droves for a group ride around Zen….