Flow Trails

5 Things Jordan Crawford Learned From The Appalachian Trail

I stumbled upon Jordan’s Instagram, and soon after his website because he settled on “trail-ology” to name them both. After reading some of his posts I can see we certainly relate on some level beyond just a word. His piece “5 Things I Learned From The Appalachian Trail” is great (so are many of his …

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Smooth Jumps and Rollers

*for big bikes In thinking about jumps and rollers I assume the safe bet is to make them smooth (not too jerky/bumpy) for bigger bikes as they have the biggest wheel base. For extra large 29ers this is somewhere near 46 inches…which led me to produce the following thought experiment: [rethought/updated, the Brachistochrone or cycloid …

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Coldspring Flow Trails

Before I begin in the paragraph below, let me just say that there is a little confusion here, in regards to naming this place. One trail head is called Coldspring, it sits however, on Coldwater Rd. I’ve heard it called both Coldspring and Coldwater. Po-ta-to, po-tat-o, spring, water…? Right now the place is in it’s …

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Kerr-Scott, North Carolina (IMBA Epic)

^Geotagged images above are on the map at bottom of post as well route: http://www.geoladders.com/show_route.php?route=71764 GPX file: kerr scott imba epic more info: http://brushymtncyclists.com/mountain-biking/ and here: http://www.bmcc.us/kerr_scott.htm IMBA’s info on the Epic: http://www.imba.com/epics/kerr-scott This was a long day, but a lot of fun. I started by the Kerr-Scott dam on some of the first trails built/re-built …

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