Black Mountain Trail Pisgah State Forest

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The notorious Black Mountain Trail in the Pisgah state Forest North Carolina. Ask any mountain biker what is the "must do trail " in NC and they will all say "Black Mountain" with a smile on their face, I didn't know if it is an evil smile, like wrapping up a Pork Chop and giving it to a vegetarian for a gift kinda smile, or a Oooh yeah that brings back fond memories kinda smile! So it was time to find out what all the fuss is about, and the only way to do that was to put the rubber to the … [Read more...]

Big Rock, Cedar Rock, Little River and Burnt Mountain Mayhem

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Yesterday, I picked up my bike, that has had a new crank set, chain and cogs fitted, a big thanks to the Guys at bike shop  The Hub, they did an excellent job. I had planned to do the "Black Mountain" Trail in the Pisgah State Forest. I set the alarm for 6 o clock to get an early start, on the way to the Trail, just as I entered Brevard it started pissing down. I hate turning my back on a trail, especially when I'm actually at the trail head, so I waited another 20 minutes, and decided that … [Read more...]

Mountain Bike Mayem 2009 kicks off in North Carolina

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Today I rode my first trail of my Mountain Bike Mayhem Tour 2009. The first trail I rode was actually a mix of small loops, just to get myself accumulated to the almost 100% humidity!!.. well that's what it feels like. The trails I did today are in the DuPont State Forest. With what it seems like 100's of short trails in this forest it was very easy to put a loop together. Yesterday I drove to the starting point, and was lucky to catch a very friendly local Mountain biker named Steve, who … [Read more...]

RoadID

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Ever since I was knee high to a grasshopper, I have been an active, adventurous and outdoors person. I was really into Mountain Biking when I was a teenager, but at the age of 17 I had a bad mountain bike accident, and spent 7 weeks in hospital, and over a year getting myself mobile again. Since then I have enjoyed hiking, climbing, canoeing and a few other outdoors activities, and 2 years ago after 22 years I got back into Mountain Biking. In most cases of my outdoor adventures, I enjoy doing … [Read more...]