Solo on the Pony Express Route

by 106WA • December 28, 2017

Hi All, The good folks at Adventure Bike Rider are posting my Pony Express in the January issue and asked that I write a little about riding the Pony Express Trail (PDX). I’ll post weekly with a report on each day of the PDX. First a bit of history.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pony_Express The longest stretches of off-tarmac riding […]


Best Time to Ride Utah

by 106WA • December 21, 2017

Utah is a state known for some of the most spectacular geography in the world. With geography ranging from 12,200 foot peaks to 4400 ft. canyon lands Utah weather can range from cool summer days to brutally hot, 42c summer days. My first trip to Canyonlands National Park was when I was 18 and backpacking. […]


Best Time to Ride in Utah

by 106WA • December 20, 2017

Utah is a state known for some of the most spectacular geography in the world. With geography ranging from 12,200 foot peaks to 4400 ft. canyon lands Utah weather can range from cool summer days to brutally hot, 42c summer days. My first trip to Canyonlands National Park was when I was 18 and backpacking. […]


Colorado Weather – when to ride?

by 106WA • December 12, 2017

Snow pack update! The southern Rockies have not had a good snow year. Bad news for Lake Meade and Lake Powell as this is where the snow pack is stored and then used for irrigation and drinking water by Nevada, California, and Arizona. The good news is that the Alpine Scenic Byway should be ride-able by […]