Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Moab In The News

From The Watch:
TELLURIDE, Sept. 17, 4:05 p.m. – The fourth annual Mountains-to-the-Desert ride, the autumn cycling season’s last hurrah, takes to the open road on Saturday, Sept. 22.

The supported ride, a fundraiser for the local nonprofit Just for Kids Foundation that seeks to enrich the lives of regional children through support of local and regional kids programs, has in the past been branded as a punishing end to the local cycling season. This year’s event boasts a kinder, gentler image, however, thanks to the addition of lower-mileage options. But it’s only slightly kinder and gentler.

This year riders have four different ride options: Norwood to La Sal (69 miles), Norwood to Moab (101 miles), Telluride to La Sal (101 miles) or the classic Mountains-to-the-Desert Telluride to Moab ride (133 miles).

When you finish the ride, come on into town and let Acme Shuttle hook you up with some fun, shorter, day rides! We'll shuttle you to the trailheads of classics you won't want to miss, like Porcupine Rim and the Slickrock Trail. Good luck to all participants in the Mountains-to-the-Desert Ride!

Acme Bike Shuttle : 435-260-2534

Monday, September 10, 2007

Congratulations, Kyle!

Acme Bike Shuttle owner/driver Kyle Mears brought the heat at the Keystone Climax. He raced the DH and Super D, and finished with 2 top 10's, just a few seconds behind the leader. So when you book your shuttle on your next trip to Moab, be sure to tell him congrats. :)

Pics stolen from VAST Action Photography

Friday, September 7, 2007

Got Moab?

If you haven't made your annual trek to the mountain biking Mecca, it's not too late! Load up your bikes, pack your gear, don't forget the sunscreen, and head on into town.

For trail advice and reviews, visit www.mtbr.com. They've got information on all kinds of trails, from advanced to easy, like Gemini Bridges:

"Grab ACME shuttle and have them take you to the top!"

We agree. :)
Give us a call when you get to town, and we'll shuttle you to the fun. Or call us before your trip to book a reservation.

See you soon!

Awesome photo from bikerag.com

Thursday, September 6, 2007

Perfect Day for a Ride...

Right now, at 9:02 AM on Thursday morning, it's sunny and 70 degrees.

Don't you wish you were riding Acme Shuttle up to Porcupine Rim?

Extended weather forecast for Moab, Utah »
Pic and trail info at SingleServing.com

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Welcome to the Acme Bike Shuttle Blog

As you can see, we're busy collecting articles and images that will help you — or entice you! — to plan a trip to Moab.

When you get to town, give us a call: 435-260-2534. We'll be happy to shuttle you, your bike, and your friends to the trailhead(s) of your choice. As you know by now, Moab's got a lot of great mountain bike trails, including the classics as well as some new ones you may have heard a lot about, but haven't ridden yet.

If you're looking for trail advice, we can help!

And if you want to make sure you've got a ride squared away, call us in advance and book a reservation.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Monday, September 3, 2007

The New York Times Recommends Acme Shuttle

NYTimes.com's travel section gives Moab's mountain biking scene the nod, calling it "easily the mountain-bike capital of Utah, and possibly of the United States." (Of course, we knew that already!) The article mentions several classic mountain bike rides, as well as the San Juan Hut System (), and — of course! — lists Acme Bike Shuttle as a way to get you to the trailheads.

Check out the article here, then plan your trip and give us a call. You can reserve your shuttle trip in advance to ensure availability.

Thanks NYTimes.com!

Destined for a Top 10

You've heard of the Slickrock Trail. You've heard of Porcupine Rim. You've heard of Gemini Bridges and Amasa Back, too. But Moab has more.

"The Sovereign Singletrack is new in 2003, but I think it's destined to become one of the Top 10 trails of the Moab area. This narrow singletrack trail combines dirt, open rock, ledges, climbs, and views."
— quote and pic from UtahMountainBiking.com

The trail's not for beginners, but if you're an intermediate mountain biker, you just might love this phenomenal Moab trail. When you get into town this fall, give Acme Bike Shuttle a call. 435-260-2543. We'll load up you, your friends, and your bikes, and shuttle you to the trail that's destined for a top 10.

...And speaking of top 10's, congratulations to Kyle, Acme Shuttle's owner/driver, for two top 10's at Keystone, in the Super D and the Downhill. :)