Category Archives: Los Angeles
It Was Hot and Colorful in the Mountains Today

I’m not exactly sure why, but these days, I tend to shoot a lot of vertical photos while on rides, all the while, in the background of my mind, trying to pair up images as I shoot them. Today was no exception. Even with a relatively early start on our ride, the temperatures got up there, like dust leaving the trail behind one of our plus-sized tire hardtails. It was hot, loose, dusty, rocky and yet the colors were beautifully saturated with spring blooms and blue skies. Mountain biking in LA is my favorite way to start the day. Here’s our route. (more…)

Jun 13, 2017 10 comments
Lights Out in the City

This time of year, we get the most beautiful ombré sunsets, which when combined with the classic Los Angeles silhouettes, make for a great photo opportunity.

Jun 5, 2017 2 comments
The Radavist 2017 Calendar: May

This is the fifth layout of the Radavist 2017 Calendar, entitled “Sunrise in the San Gabriels” Shot with a Canon 1DX and a 24-70mm in Los Angeles, CA

Waking up extra early to catch the sun rising over the San Gabriel mountains is one of the best Los Angeles experiences you can have.

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The mobile background this month is from the burn zone from the 2004 Station Fire in the San Gabriel Mountains. Click here to download May’s Mobile Wallpaper.

May 2, 2017 1 comment
Red Diamond Rattlesnakes and Dropping Out of Art School in Laguna

Tuesdays are almost as bad as Mondays, so anytime I get the chance to ride, I take it, as long as I’ve done my work for the day. Last week a few of us decided to ride the trails in Laguna, about an hour’s drive south of Los Angeles. Our plan was to leave mid-day, ride until sundown, eat dinner and head back once traffic had subsided. Yesterday, we met up at Golden Saddle, packed the cars with gear, our stomachs with food and drove to what has to be one of the best places for mountain biking in Southern California. (more…)

Apr 19, 2017 5 comments
Zoom Zoom Goes the Weekend

From spring cleaning to random guests stopping through town, this weekend ended, leaving me ready for the forthcoming week. Stay sunny, Los Angeles! Ok, not too sunny… Check out a few more photos below. (more…)

Apr 2, 2017 10 comments
Enjoy the Weekend!

Here’s a few photos from this morning’s TGIFGSC Free Coffee Friday ride. Remember, if you’re in Los Angeles, these rides leave every Friday morning from Intelligentsia coffee on Sunset avenue at 7:30am sharp. Follow Golden Saddle on Instagram for which bike to bring, as they announce each Thursday.

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Mar 17, 2017 5 comments