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Arizona – The Low Desert

Arizona – The Low Desert

This is Part 2 of 2 of our ride across Arizona in October. Find Part 1 HERE. ——————— Having failed to complete the Coconino Loop back to Flagstaff,  Panthea and I found ourselves seemingly close to the Black Canyon Trail, made famous in last winter’s Rocky Mountain Bikes bikepacking video. If we were ever to … Continue reading

Arizona – The High Desert

Arizona – The High Desert

We landed in Las Vegas late on a Saturday evening and were greeted by companions Nicholas and Lael – something more than complete strangers – outside the airport. Together we built bikes and rolled an hour through city to the abrupt edge of the desert. A few hundred meters from the last buildings we unrolled our sleeping bags, some … Continue reading

Arizona Skies

Arizona Skies

From September 19th – October 24th, Panthea and I rode our mountain bikes from Las Vegas, NV, to Tucson, AZ. Arizona is a land of stark beauty and troubled humanity, a place of contradicting hostility and warmth in climate and history. Words on our journey are forthcoming, but the beauty of the skies, towering thunderheads, incandescent … Continue reading