We don’t always get along but this bike is a beast. It climbs like a goat, descents like the devil and wanders like a drunk.
My first interaction with the Ripmo was not awesome but we’re learning to get along.
Latest ventures with the Ibis Ripmo
- Let’s all ride togetherFirst time out with the wife and boys. Also first time on the River Trail this year. The water is running fast and furious. The ride – Logan River Trail The bike – Ibis Ripmo
- Blessed are the trail buildersFirst ride up Millville this year. The winter run off has left the mountains and green and lush. This is a tough climb but the greenery and the views made it worth it. A big thanks goes to all those who work so hard so we get to enjoy these experiences. The ride – Millville Canyon The bike – Ibis Ripmo
- Cold FeetTwo loops means more creek crossings. couldn’t feel my toes when I got home. The ride – Providence Canyon The bike – Ibis Ripmo
- Wet and WildAll the dry channels are running full right now with the heavy Spring runoff. The skies are blue and the temperature is perfect for mountain biking. The ride – Providence Canyon The bike – Ibis Ripmo
- Every put bike shorts on backwards? Ya, me either. #ackwardmomentsincyclingAs I prepared to ride there was something clearly wrong with my situation. Someday you too will be old. I thought mountain biking would be a chance to rest and take a break. The trail would probably still have snow and I wouldn’t go that far. I was wrong about the shorts and about the trail. The snow was gone, the day was beautiful and
Continue readingEvery put bike shorts on backwards? Ya, me either. #ackwardmomentsincycling
- Lost the trail, lost the Garmin, lost my mind. I’m a loser.Had a great day riding Park City with Joel. Luckily for me he is patient. It’s been many years since my tires have made a mark in that dust. That was clear by how many times I picked the wrong trail and had to double back often uphill. I then lost my Garmin. At first I was excited because I’ve been thinking I need a
Continue readingLost the trail, lost the Garmin, lost my mind. I’m a loser.
- Still the best thrill rideAfter just having spent a week at Disneyland I can say for certain mountain biking is still the best thrill ride. It’s also the prettiest. Lucky for me the colors aren’t gone yet. The ride – Green Canyon The bike – Ibis Ripmo
- Rollin’ on the red carpetThe trails are covered in red from the wind spreadingj the glory of Fall all over the ground. They crunch as they roll. My eyes bedazzled by the color in the sky and on the ground I frequently mess up the line and almost find myself plowing into rocks and trees. The bike – Ibis Ripmo The ride – Providence Canyon
- Playing on the Master’s paletteWith the Fall colors now in full bloom each ride is precious until the inevitable Autumn wind storm strips the trees of their glory. The ride – Providence Canyon The bike – Ibis Ripmo
- The family that rides togetherThe cold weather is coming and the kids are back in school. We have to get out every chance we get. My bike was already in the truck and I was geared up. Opportunities for all of us to get out are rare and so even though the ride was short I’ll take the win. The ride – Logan River Trail The bike – Ibis
- Surprise with a twistBirch Creek is not close to my house so I almost never ride it. That is sad. The ride – Birch Creek The bike – Ibis Ripmo
- No time for The TreeJust enough time to soak in the colors. I had to get home for a family thing so I skipped the Juniper this time. The ride – Jardine Juniper The bike – Ibis Ripmo