Author BJ Platte

BJ is a career bicycle mechanic who enjoys sharing his enthusiasm of the great outdoors with anyone and everyone. You can generally find him riding his bike on local trails in Salt Lake City or running up and down Millcreek Canyon. He enjoys exploration, traveling, and anything to do with riding his bicycle in the most scenic and challenging terrain he can find. A regular contributor to, BJ loves sharing his stories, insight, and tech tips on all things mountain biking.


Pedal Paradise

Moab Mountain Biking As soon as spring blooms in here in Utah, we are blessed (see: cursed) with some volatile weather (as if we don’t get enough of that over the winter). Rain and snow scatter our 70-degree days rendering…