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TahoePix- Flume Trail

Okay, so there are a zillion Flume Trail pics out there.  I never know whether to ride or look at the views.

TahoePix- Ellis Ridge

Check out the last TahoePix photo (posted January 30).  Now step back two months.  This pic was taken a couple hundred meters away just two months earlier.

TahoePix- Girl. In Lake.

There’s an unwritten law about swimming in alpine lakes on hot days:  If it’s above 75F above 7500′,  and you are at a secluded alpine lake, you must swim.  Or something like that.  It’s the law…

TahoePix- East Shore Sunset

Another right place, right time moment.  On another adventure that took longer than planned.

Dirt- Western States-Mt. Watson-TRT

Try this on for extra sucky-  26.5 miles, about 3800′ of climbing, long climbs, views galore, and rippable wide open foresty to rocky descents.  This ride has it all and is a Tahoe Sux classic adventure. This is one of our favorite rides out of Tahoe City. The 64 Acres parking area in Tahoe City… Read More ›

Dirt- Santa always delivers in Xmas Valley

Christmas Valley is one of our yearly must do Fall rides.  What this ride lacks in mileage (15-17 miles), it makes up for in sweeping views, fun foresty singletrack, oh yeah, and around 1900′ (5 miles) of descending.  There is a side option to go to Dardanelles Lake, that adds about 2 miles (worth it,… Read More ›

Why we hate Tahoe

So why “Tahoe Sux?”  Isn’t that a bit negative for a blog? Here’s a snapshot of a conversation we’ve been having for 6 years now. “Well this sucks, I’m missing General Hospital!” Me- “How’s the weather?” H- “Oh it sucks today.  Glassy lake, blue skies, 70s” Me- “Wow that does suck?” or H- “What did… Read More ›

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