"Not all those who wander are lost." – J.R.R. Tolkien

Mammoth Lakes Big Friggin Loop – Cold, Windy, Awesome!

Dirty Teeth – Alan's Mountain Biking Adventures

It’s been a long time coming.  We finally had the Inaugural Grand Depart for the MLBFL on Sunday, Sept. 29th.  Ten brave souls showed up in the Footloose parking lot at 7am.  One of them, Michael Kelley from IMBA, came to do the first leg of the course and show support – but everybody else had the goal of completing the full meal deal.  And guess what?  Not a single person bailed out – what an achievement!!  Times varied from around 6 hours to 8 hours.  It was cold.  It was windy.  Lots to whine about… however, nothing but smiles and positivity in the group.

I came up with a rough version of this 52 mile, 6000′ of climbing mtb route last year.  Unfortunately, because of work and all that type of nonsense, it didn’t come to fruit until this year.  I rode the Sedona Big Friggin Loop and…

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