Taylor House Century 2013

The Taylor House Century – 2013 version, a ride put on by Absolute Bikes out of Flagstaff, AZ. Features a scenic journey out to Wupatki National Monument, passing through a portion of the Painted Desert, and up past Sunset Crater … Continue reading

Clint’s Well Century

A out-and-back ride from Flagstaff, AZ to Happy Jack Lodge, one mile north of Clint’s Well, along Lake Mary Road, with optional ride around Mormon Lake on the way out. I skipped the last mile or so on the way back, … Continue reading

Legs feeling super

In the past few weeks, my legs have finally come around, feeling like they used to in the “old days.” I can actually climb hills again without feeling totally pathetic. In an experiment, I’ve done a lot of metric century … Continue reading

Where the pavement turns to sand

Carefree Highlands Double Metric – To the end of the pavement on Seven Springs Road, with an additional visit to the end of Fleming Springs Road (Double Canyon Ranch), and the flanks of the McDowell Mountains. 122 miles with over 5,400 feet … Continue reading

Lucky Sevens Century

A mostly flat century, incorporating PMBC’s Lucky Sevens loop which goes past several casinos in the southern part of the city, hence the name. I’m a month behind schedule, but I finally completed my first century ride since the Triple … Continue reading