Summer Travels & Photos

Well, August is just around the corner. Lots has been going on (as always) so here’s an update with plenty of pictures.

Evie took a full time position at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix which, works out pretty well in that it’s a 9-month on 3-months off arrangement. We’ll be living in Scottsdale and finding a place to escape to during the summer, hard to beat that.

Summer Travels

The Grand Junction & Carson City Off-Roads did not go quite as planned. A flat tire in Junction and a failing back at Carson City didn’t result in great results, but still fun places to hangout and ride. Thanks to good friends for the accommodations and fun.

Prior to Carson City, Evie and I had our bikes stolen. I eventually got mine back (miraculously), but Evie’s is still at large in Albuquerque.

My dad and I went on a pretty spectacular hiking trip the week after Carson City. We hiked down to the Gunnison river at the Curecanti Needle and then up above 12,000 feet to Ice Lake which, was still covered in snow making for a tough last mile or so, but me made it.

Filling in the gaps of our travels were a few trips to Trestle to ride DH, Tucson and Sunrise to scope out the courses for the MBAA enduro series this fall, and spending time in Colorado Springs with the niece and nephews.

Lucy Update

Lucy is doing better, her leg is healing, but her side to side stability will probably never regain full strength. She is running and jumping and swimming so that’s been good to see. We will keep working with her and monitor her legs.

Here is a collection of pictures from our summer adventures…

Mid June at the top of Mt Rose in Lake Tahoe

Mid June at the top of Mt. Rose in Lake Tahoe

Evie after her 3rd place at Carson City

Evie after her 3rd place at Carson City

Hiking to Ice Lake

Hiking to Ice Lake

Rest stop

Rest stop

Looking down from atop the Ice Lake

Looking down from atop the Ice Lake

We summited Pikes Peak by bike

We summited Pikes Peak by bike

Riding Bikes with Addy

Riding Bikes with Addy

Happy dog

Happy dog

1 Response

  1. Marietta Clevenger July 29, 2017 at #

    Nice.

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