Happy 1st Birthday Giant Yukon FX

Today 1 year ago, I did my first ride on the Giant Yukon FX, since then we have had many adventures and many hours of trails throughout the USA, all in all we have done more than 1600 miles of Mountain Biking Trails. Our first trail together was a disaster, it was the Walker Ranch Loop in Boulder Colorado. A fantastic loop, but I went straight from the shop and "Bombed" down a 4+ section of the trail, when I saw I was about to climb, I shifted gear, and the chain jumped over the smallest ring, … [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...]