The area is ideal for riders of all levels and boasts 99 percent singletrack. If tackling the entire 142-mile Kokopelli trail is over the top, the Tabeguache Trail System is equally popular. Snazzy said many of the rides are called lunch loops because people spend their lunch breaks on them. If you’re looking for backcountry... View Article
Beer Travelers - Full Pints March 1, 2012 - Brian Yaeger
It’s not just New Belgium’s Fat Tire. There’s Ska’s Wheel Sucker, Hopwork’s Bike IPA, Chama River’s Broken Spoke, and, of course, Boulder’s Singletrack. People passionate about biking and those who are fanatical about craft beer share a huge overlap. Naturally, the mountainous areas of this country that have become renowned for their biking are breeding... View Article
Beer Travelers - Full Pints January 1, 2012 - Brian Yaeger
Until Great Britain took up mash paddles, brewing was a continental endeavor. But once it spread from ancient Sumer (present-day Iraq) to the lands of Bavaria and Bohemia, it didn’t take long for the know-how to leap across watery barriers to the United Kingdom and, obviously, the United States. When cold and rainy winter months... View Article
Beer Travelers - Full Pints November 1, 2011 - Brian Yaeger
If only America followed the European model for vacation time and allotted seemingly 11 months to go on holiday, the decision-making process for choosing a destination would be much easier. There’d be time enough to go everywhere.