Freeride Madeira

Enduro MTB Until we were a good bit of the way through a bottle of wine that night, we hadn’t even heard of Madeira. Then a quick google search – “Okay google, where can I mountain bike in Europe in the winter?” and this video popped up: About 15 minutes later, the plane tickets were confirmed and the room booked. […]

Ben Nevis – MTB Loop

Scotland was one of those places we were interested in visiting, but was by no means at the top of the list. Learning about fell running changed that.  “For those in the US not familiar with the uniquely British activity known as fell running, then you should be thinking steep rugged hills on low lying terrain, likelihood of crap weather and nasty […]

MTB on the GR5 – Part 3

Mountain bike tour on the Grand Randonee 5 from Genk, BE to Ettelbruck, LU. Day 4 – Single Trail and Hike-a-bike That hotel in Cornelyshaff had some of the greatest food I’d ever had. Both breakfast and dinner were phenomenal. Probably partially due to how hungry Rose and I were, but also all the food they served was locally grown/made.​After […]

MTB on the GR5 – Part 2

Mountain bike tour on the GR5 from Genk, BE to Ettelbruck, LU. Day 3 – Rose in a cloud The next day started off in a typical bleak, gray, Central-European fashion in Stavelot. I noticed one of the cuts in my right hand had become infected. Probably all the romping around in the swamp I did the previous day. The […]