Idyllwild and the Hurkey Creek Trails

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  The Idyllwild Trails in California did their best to keep me away. I had first planned to come here about 5 weeks ago, and on the actual day I left Los Angeles to head to Idyllwild 4 feet of snow was dropped, and I got a phone call from a ranger saying that I would need chains to get to Idyllwild.. I put everything on hold, and headed South instead. When I did finally make it to Idyllwild, both my bikes were in dire need of a bike doctor, luckily for me The Hub Cyclery in Iydllewild … [Read more...]

Edit GoPro HD videos Free and Easy

Unlike the standard GoPro that recorded in .wma, the GoPro HD are encoded in mpeg4 h.264 format. Now although this format has been around for quite some time, a lot of video editors will not import the MP4 format. Like many others I was unpleasantly surprised by this, and I did not have a clue where to start, so in all cases like this, I got my help from Google. What I did know, is what I did NOT want. To spend a lot of money on a professional video editor A massive resource hog running … [Read more...]

The Hub: the Mountain Bikers Choice in the Brevard area

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In the second week of July 2009, I will have been testing the Giant Yukon FX  for a whole year. 2008 was the Mountain Bike Madness 2008 Tour, we did the best trails in Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, Washington State, Oregon and Utah. We spent many... many hours on the trails. Then we spent another 4 months in the South of France, and since last week we started our 2009 Mountain Bike Mayhem Tour of the USA, which will take us through all the mainland States testing the best trails the USA has to … [Read more...]