Horsethief Spring Riding

As we approach the end of winter and the onset of Spring, Horse Thief starts clearing of snow. On Wednesday, we were able to complete the entire loop, with only a couple of sections of walk-able snow. If you ride early, getting off the trail by 10:00 am, the ground is generally frozen. However, three…

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Riding Corn Country: Trail Tale of Opposites

On my way to Wisconsin, i had the opportunity to ride trails in Nebraska and Iowa. Of course, my expectations were limited, but i was intrigued to see what cow country had to offer. As i began my entry into Nebraska from Colorado, i was first struck by the fact that its not as flat…

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Tony Marquez Trail – High Country Classic

We’re bringing back the classic Tony Marquez Trail (TR 41)! Created by the Chuckwagon Trail Riders of New Mexico, this route has been long forgotten, but we’re bringing it back. The full loop is bisected by the CDT and while the west section has the views, the east loop has the solitude and ample opportunity…

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Relive: Questa to Diablo

Northwest of Questa in the Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument awaits one of Taos’ lesser-known, but greater-fun trails. Markings are few, but the route can be pieced together on MTB Project (Punto de Coyoto -> Vista de Questa -> 244F) with great effect. You won’t be disappointed. Just one of the many possibilities out…

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Socorro Trails

Photo by John Geronimo via MTB Project This little trail surprised me because it is actually in NM. It is a 9 mile purpose built, multi leveled system. It is built on terrain very similar to the upper reaches of the Rift Valley Trails, except they are a touch steeper. To start the ride, one…

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