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Mark Larson (1947-2014)

by Brian Sather Read more

^ Mark Larson
^ Mark hammering up the hill at Eagle Ridge Trail.
^ Riding the Umatilla Rim
^ Late summer on the Umatilla Rim.
^ The two of us exploring WWII plane wreckage
^ Mark and me in 2005 posing for our book photoshoot

SHAT Happens Podcast 12-13-14

Dominic Clay, Tesmond Hurd, and Brian Sather for La Grande Ride HQ. Topics include skiing Burger, kits, wind, acronym superiority, Go Home, and more.

^ Tree removal crew.
^ Dominic spearfishing on Burger
^ Tesmond snowmobiles away on a tiny layer of snow.

The Watershed Apocalypse Podcast 11-3-14

Brian Sather, Tesmond Hurd, and Dominic Clay unleash from La Grande Ride HQ in Oregon. Topics include the zombies above La Grande, winning percentage of Dominic, water quality, incoming fleece, and more.

^ La Grande's water filter.
^ Paranormal white chipmonks in the watershed.
^ Brian's first encounter with Deliverance Camp. The image quality is due to trembling.
^ Supplies of the walking dead stored at Deliverance Camp in 2012.
^ Dominic snaps a shot of Brian in the Watershed. Is there a Virgin Mary apparition in the picture somewhere?

California Snob Podcast 10-24-14

Zachary Heath, Brian Sather, Tesmond Hurd, and later Dominic Clay podcast from La Grande Ride. Topics include new trail reviews, cyclocross racing, smoking products, and more.

^ Zach on some flowy mule trail.
^ Sand and sun in the Wallowas

Lower Indian Creek Trail of Breshears

Lower rooty section singltrack on the Breshears

Breshears Trail System

Breshears is a collection of dirt roads, ATV trails, and singletrack between Mt. Fanny and Mt. Harris. The terrain requires a full arsenal of skills ranging from creek crossings to steep rocky climbs that require carefully chosen lines and stellar balance. Much fitness is also required. The system is also known as the Mt. Fanny OHV trails.

Hit the Flo Podcast 9-13-2014

Tesmond Hurd and Brian Sather from the La Grande Ride Headquarters in La Grande, Oregon, USA. Topics include new trails, bar plug safety, new road artwork popping up, and more.

^ Selfie taken right about the time of the crash.
^ Dominic on a new Breshears singletrack section.
^ Rock hopping near Mt. Fanny.
^ Excavator at MERA heading toward Indian Rock
^ La Grande watershed

New MERA Trails Introduced


This summer new non-motorized trail is rapidly forming at Mt. Emily Recreation Area (MERA). La Grande Ride has tracked the trails as they are opening, with The MERA Map now reflecting new trail that is rough but rideable. New trails include: Read more

^ The Caffeine Trail puts you up there with a view of La Grande
^ The culprit.
^ The trail is rough, as would be expected for starters.