Rapha Deep Winter Over Shoes Review

The Rapha Deep Winter Overshoes were actually the first Rapha product I’ve ever purchased. I bought them last winter because I was looking for a Overshoe that would enable me to ride all winter long. Last years winter on the East Coast was biblical and the only thing that kept me sane was that I could continue to
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Hero Dirt

“Don’t take your bikes out just yet. I don’t like the vibe I’m getting from that guy”, said Jeff. We were parked on top of Empire Grade, a mountain road that runs along the ridgeline spanning Santa Cruz and Big Basin State Park. It’s pitch black, and we’re getting ready hit a 7 mile downhill
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Bontrager RXL Waterproof Softshell Glove Review

I moved back to the West Coast to stay away from cold winters and negative vibes. Well life is interesting and I’ve found myself back in NYC for the winter. Winter cycling in New York City is tough. The city is cold and unforgiving. Everyone is fighting for space and keeping warm is a constant
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Annadel State Park

“What the hell am I doing?”, I thought to myself, as I stared at the thick layer of ice on my windshield. I fumbled around the car looking for something to scrape the ice with. “My friends in Tahoe would be laughing at me right now”. All I could find was an empty
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Alpine and Rockleigh New Jersey Mountain Bike Trails

Alpine and Rockleigh are both Boroughs of Bergen County located in New Jersey just 10 miles North of the George Washington Bridge. They are home to the Alpine Scout Camp, Lamont Reserve and the Rockleigh Woods Sanctuary. Adjacent to the Palisades Interstate Park these woods feature over 4.5 miles of Single Track. Getting to the
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Wilder Ranch State Park

Wilder Ranch is a coastal preserve just a few miles from downtown Santa Cruz featuring dozens of trails and fire roads that are mostly legal for cycling. During my three months in Santa Cruz I found myself exploring Wilder in the early mornings every day before work. I fell in love with the sunrise, the
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