“Launch lives!” Spring Mt Bike Park – Just Ride Ep 6

“Launch lives!” Spring Mountain Bike Park: The closest bike park to Philly – Just Ride Ep 6

Formally “Launch Bike Park” Spring Mt continues to offer exciting features and technical gnar for those who are brave enough to attempt it. This is the closest bike park to Philadelphia. And even though there is no longer any lift service, the 350ft climb to the top using the fire road is not too bad. … Continue reading “Launch lives!” Spring Mountain Bike Park: The closest bike park to Philly – Just Ride Ep 6

Trail Fest 10k race course preview & interview with RD

Trail Fest 10k race course preview & interview with RD

I finally pulled the trigger and registered for my first race! I have been running for a while, but a serious injury delayed my race goals last year. I decided to register for the Trail Fest 10k because it is a distance and elevation I am comfortable running, and I also know Coventry Woods pretty … Continue reading Trail Fest 10k race course preview & interview with RD

Add some freerunning to spice up your local trail runs – Part 1

Add some freerunning to spice up your local trail runs – Part 1

Bored with your local trail? Look for trailside features to incorporate into your run. I have recently been watching some Freerunner / Parkour videos online and got inspired. I wanted to try and implement some of what I saw, and liked, to my local trail run in Gladwyne. And while I am far from calling … Continue reading Add some freerunning to spice up your local trail runs – Part 1

Appalachian Trail Run: Bear Rocks & Knife’s Edge

Bear Rocks & Knife’s Edge: Appalachian Trail Run

This section of the Appalachian Trail in PA is filled with technical terrain, rock scrambles and breathtaking overlooks. If you're a trail runner looking for a challenge this is your spot. In this video we focused on the 5 mile section of the A.T. between Bake Oven Rd in Germansville PA, and W Penn Pike … Continue reading Bear Rocks & Knife’s Edge: Appalachian Trail Run

MTB Smedley Park: Whiskey Run “2021 Bootleggers” – Just Ride Ep 5

MTB Smedley Park: Whiskey Run “2021 Bootleggers” – Just Ride Ep 5

The Whiskey Run is a great way to add a few more miles of flowy singletrack to Smedley Park, in Springfield PA. There have been some changes in the last year, and I will cover the new detour in this video. So pour yourself a hot cup of coffee, sit back in your favorite chair … Continue reading MTB Smedley Park: Whiskey Run “2021 Bootleggers” – Just Ride Ep 5

Crum Woods: The Yale Trails “The Smedley you didn’t know” – Just Ride Ep 4

Crum Woods: The Yale Trails “The Smedley you didn’t know” – Just Ride Ep 4

Many of you already know about the mountain biking at Smedley Park in Springfield PA, but did you know there are tons of trails right next door in Crum Woods? I will be highlighting “Rebel Yale” in this video. So pour yourself a hot cup of coffee, sit back in your favorite chair and enjoy. … Continue reading Crum Woods: The Yale Trails “The Smedley you didn’t know” – Just Ride Ep 4

Janky MTB Goodness at Mt Penn – Just Ride Ep 2

Janky MTB Goodness at Mt Penn – Just Ride Ep 2

This place has it all! Big rock rollers, challenging skinnies and features to test your grit. So pour yourself a hot cup of coffee and come along on another Sunday ride with my buddies and me at Mount Penn in Reading PA. In this episode of the mtbing “Just Ride Series” I take my Carver … Continue reading Janky MTB Goodness at Mt Penn – Just Ride Ep 2

5 Must Ride MTB Trails at Mt Penn – Just Ride Ep 1

5 Must Ride MTB Trails at Mt Penn – Just Ride Ep 1

Welcome to my happy place! Since there's snow outside right now, pour yourself a hot cup of coffee and come along on a Sunday ride with my buddies and me at Mount Penn in Reading PA. In this episode I take my Ibis Mojo 3 and we hit five great trails, A-Line, The Network, A-Line … Continue reading 5 Must Ride MTB Trails at Mt Penn – Just Ride Ep 1

Rocksylvania! Lehigh Gap Trail Run (East Loop)

Short but intense rock scramble climbs high above the Lehigh River and gives way to breathtaking views before descending down on loose technical terrain. I love this place! The Lehigh Gap is one of my favorite places to run and hike. Both the East and West loops use the Appalachian Trail system as it traverses … Continue reading Rocksylvania! Lehigh Gap Trail Run (East Loop)