The AJ’s store is/was on the way to many of the popular training routes in the east Scottsdale / Fountain Hills area. Went down to AJ’s this morning, the one on the corner of Mountain View and Via Linda in east … Continue reading

A fine morning on Scottsdale Mountain

Scottsdale Mountain / Hummingbird training loop. For a more detailed look at Scottsdale Mountain, see this mountain pose page. I gots to get some climbing in, if I want to have any chance of finishing Death Valley, so off I went … Continue reading

I think I can’t

Many routes look harder than they really are. Driving up (or down) a mountain pass in your car, you might think there is no way you could ever ride that course on your bike. But you know what? I’ll bet … Continue reading

Los Freeloaders climb Eagle Ridge

Our route for the day: A few of the climbs out Fountain Hills and Via Linda way. Approximately 2,000 feet elevation gain. Went riding with the Los Freeloaders today, and managed to get them to go out to Fountain Hills … Continue reading

Hill climbs added

I’ve added a few more hill climbs under the Mountain Pose pages: Hills of Via Linda (Desert Cove, Hidden Hills, and Scottsdale Mountain), Nine Mile Hill (Rio Verde Dr), and the Hills of Arcadia (Valle Vista — aka 56th St … Continue reading