High on Mountain Biking | the trail adventures of a mountain biker

Highline Trail Sedona 2011

  Last year ( 2010 ) I did this trail for the first time, it was also the first ride I did in the USA with a guide. This year the roles had turned, and I was the guide. Luckily for me, I managed to find the trail a whole year later. The ride was just like last year fantastic, and I ended up doing it numerous times... Lucky, 'cos on the first ride I had a fast crash, supermanning at least 20ft.I had no idea why I crashed, until I watched the video that I was shooting when I came off, then … [Read more...]

The Sovereign Trail Moab 2011

  Last year this was my last ride in Moab, I crashed on the last mile of the Sovereign Trail cracking some ribs and my sternum. As it happened, it turned out that this would also be my last Moab ride for 2011 as well, luckily for me though, this was not due to a crash. This time around I made it around the Sovereign Trail in one piece.     Trail Stats & Information Sovereign Trail  Nearby Town: Moab Length: 15.45 miles : there are numerous options to lengthen or … [Read more...]

Poison Spider Mesa and the Gold Bar Rim Trail 2011

  The Poison Spider Mesa Trail combined with the Gold Bar Rim trail is one heck of a mountain biking epic not to be missed. This combination offers the experienced Mountain biker hours and hours of fun, scenic, fast, scary, and technical mayhem under the Moab sun.       Trail Stats & Information Nearby Town: Moab Length: I clocked 22.14 miles Trail Type: P2P [ Point 2 Point ] Skill Level: [what the books say] no info Skill Level: [My Opinion] Technically moderate to … [Read more...]

Hollenbeck Canyon

. Hollenbeck Canyon near Jamul, and just 25 minutes east of San Diego offers some fantastic trails through stunning and unique scenery. A seasoned mtb'er can easily put together a fantastic 12-20 miles ( or more) ride, but just exploring all the paths, trails and tracks. From lush green meadows through fantastic shady oak groves to high and open trails with great scenery of the canyon and surroundings . Trail Stats & Information Nearby Town : Jamul Length: You decide : the trail I … [Read more...]

Munds Wagon Trail and Schnebly Hill Trail

. I have been mountain biking  around the USA now for 4 years, and also spend a lot of time on the European trails, and can say that I have done my fair share of trails. This also means that I'm not often lost for words on the trails, but every so often, out of the blue I find myself on a trail that just blows me away. It's not just the trail, it's a mixture of everything.. The trail, the scenery, the weather, how I'm feeling, how my bike bike is performing etc etc. The   Munds Wagon Trail and … [Read more...]

Sovereign Trail Moab

. This is the first time I have actually ridden the Sovereign Trail, although I have been to the trailhead twice before, but each time it was too busy for my liking. They say the first time is always the best, but in this case I'm not so sure. Just  minutes from finishing the trail I produced the "Mother of all Endo's" , Endo'in off a 4 ft legdge  and finishing the Sovereign Trail by cracking my Sternum as a souvenir  ... Luvly Jubly !! . Trail Stats & Information Sovereign … [Read more...]

Moab Ho-Down Mountain Biking Extravaganza

The 4th Annual Moab Ho-Down Bike Festival October 30th, 31st and November 1st, 2009 Mark your calendar for the 4th Annual Moab Ho-Down Festival, happening the last weekend in October 2009. Moab’s original fat tire festival has changed and evolved over the past few decades into what is now being presented by Chile Pepper Bike Shop in Moab. KEEPING A 23-YEAR TRADITION ALIVE The Moab Ho-Down is the reborn bike festival held annually for 23 years in Moab on Halloween weekend. It is … [Read more...]

Mountain Biking Dordogne with Walking Dordogne

Visitors from around the world are coming to the Dordogne, not for the Prehistoric sites, or Medieval Towns and Villages, No, they are coming to Mountain Bike. Since some of Walking Dordogne's Mountain Biking Videos were posted on various sites such as YouTube and Mountain Bike Mayhem interest in their tours have gone through the roof. Walking Dordogne is very secretive about their Trails, but, as Duke from Walking Dordogne states, this is because we have spent years putting these … [Read more...]

Mountain Biking Dordogne France

Last year while I was mountain biking in Moab Utah, I met up with a fella called "Duke" we got chatting, 'cos he to had a Giant Yukon FX3, anyway we did a few trails together, and it turned out that Duke had a buisness in the Dordogne, S.W. France, called "Walking Dordogne" that specialized in outdoors stuff such as hiking, canoeing, horse riding and Mountain Biking.. I gladly took him up on his offer to show me some of the meanest rides the Dordogne has to offer. … [Read more...]

Welcome fellow High on Mountain Bikers

Welcome to this new blog of mine, I will soon be starting my 2009 USA Mountain Biking Tour. If you know of any Trails that HAVE to be done, please let me know. … [Read more...]