It's tough work playing route architect. The previous weekend was snowy in the Tushars, so I had no choice but to go bikepacking for the last 3 days. Tough but it had to be done. Let's start with the punchline: Both the Dixie 311 and Dixie Lite have seen extensive changes because of lingering snow […]
Short version: the Dixie 311 will start 8AM on Saturday, June 26 at the same time and place as the Dixie Lite. This is 24 hours later than originally scheduled. Long version: the primary reason for this change is the resupply option in Circleville. There is but one market, and it is closed on Sundays. […]
Ready for a weekend in Dixie! From May 2010
So you are thinking about doing the Dixie Lite or Dixie 311 but not sure how to plan for so many unknowns? Here are some tips to get you started. Start with Google Earth. If you don't have it yet, download it - it's free. Next, download this file: Dixie Resources. (right click, save as...) […]
I've really been looking forward to laying some tracks on segment 4 of the Dixie route. I had planned to do it next weekend but it worked out best over Memorial weekend. This area is rough, rugged, remote...unbelievable though is the quantity of rideable trail, something I honesty didn't expect to find. It starts up Casto […]
New Dixie 311 website! Still a work in progress but there are some good resources to get the juices flowing and planning head on.
I've put a couple of maps together. They will get a bit more polish but hey here is a start: Detailed topo including trail names here: http://2-epic.com/maps/311map.html Google earth version (requires the google earth plugin): http://2-epic.com/maps/3113dmap.html Disclaimers: I haven't loaded the D-lite yet, and these are not high res tracks. Enjoy :)
Let's say you are really interested in the Dixie 311 but want to save some juice for CTR, or maybe the 311 is just a bit too much for the amount of time you have. I have the answer - Dixie Lite! Many of the great trails of the 311 with the more remote sections […]