We don't stop hiking because we grow old, we grow old because we stop hiking. -- Finis Mitchell

Mountain Biking Beaver Lake

Today the Northern Rangers headed out to Beaver Lake. I recently got a new mountain bike. It's a 2009 Specialized Rockhopper. So I was stoked to try it out. Jeff brought his mountain bike, a 2004 Specialized Hardrock. Needless to say, we were representing the Specialized brand today.

We were looking for a good place to try out my new ride and came across a ranking from King 5 and Evening Magazine that ranked the best mountain bike trails in the Seattle area. They ranked Beaver Lake number 3 for for 2009. We decided that we would head out there and give it a try as it's not too far from our office.

It wasn't a very hard trail minus one log bridge that had a big lip to get up onto. You had to ride at it and pull up your front tire to hop the lip. Needless to say, it was entertaining. Here, watch for yourself:

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