Day 2 is co-authored by Morgan; many photos are from him as well
It’s important to begin our recap of day two by starting with night one. While sitting around the hot tub Morgan set our expectations for the next day’s riding – in particular, that there would be about 1,000ft of climbing throughout the ~60mi day. This seemed reasonable since the elevation profile we had seen online went downhill. And since it was the climbing (and uphill push-biking) the day before that was the biggest mood killer, we were banking on day two being better.
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During the winter, my buddy Morgan got it in his head that we should do a mountain bike bikepacking trip over spring break. With unpredictable spring weather in the Northeast, he looked south. And east. And that’s how we ended up in California attempting the Stagecoach 400 route.
Continue reading “Stagecoach 400 – Day 1 (and 0)”
We’re out here riding the Stagecoach 400 route. It’s day 3 and I can safely say this is the most physically and mentally challenging riding I have ever done. We started as 4 riders and are already down to two.
More updates to come once we reenter civilization.
Last year for my last birthday, Charly and I spent a week in California exploring Yosemite National Park. I sadly never made a post about it!
This year for Charly’s birthday we went out west again, but this time to Nevada, Arizona, and Utah to visit National Parks out there. The photos in this post were taken by both of us.
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Israel was a blast. I was back visiting friends I’d made in just 5 months but hadn’t seen in a year.
We drank, danced, played, worked, talked, laughed, lamented, explored, and ate a lot of hummus together.
Continue reading “Heading Home”
Time for a quick update on what I’ve been doing this summer and fall.
Continue reading “A Summer & Fall Recap”