Monday, January 13, 2014

2013 Photos of The Year - Wheels

Okay, here they are, my favorite biking photos of 2013:

Enter Light
Emily, on a cool winter morning, at Whypass (OR).  
Sony NEX-5N with Sigma 30mm f2.8 Lens
1/3200 sec @ f/2.8 (ISO-800)

Exit Light
A group of riders, during All Comers Meet, at Whypass (OR).   
Sony NEX-5N with Sigma 30mm f2.8 Lens
1/500 sec @ f/2.8 (ISO-200)

Mountain Bypass
The author at the summit of Old McKenzie Highway (OR),
while it was only open to bikes and pedestrians.
 
Sony NEX-6 with Sony 18-200 Lens
1/640 sec @ f/8 (ISO-100)

(photo by Emily Pfeifer)

Daily Grind
Emily and Danika make their way up Maiden Peak (OR),
which is quite the brutal climb. 
 
Sony NEX-5N with Sigma 30mm f2.8 Lens
1/800 sec @ f/4 (ISO-200)

Pit Stop
One of the many pullouts with amazing views during our ride 
around Crater Lake (OR), while it was closed to motor vehicle traffic. 
Sony NEX-6 with Sony 18-200mm Lens
1/1600 sec @ f/8 (ISO-200)

Open Road
Nothing but an unadulterated lack of cars,
during our ride around Crater Lake (OR)
 
Sony NEX-6 with Sony 18-200mm Lens
1/640 sec @ f/8 (ISO-100)

Imperial Scout
Bridget Hildreth pilots her speeder bike down the Jedi section,
during the Cascade Cream Puff (a 100-mile mountain bike race,
held in Westfir/Oakridge, OR)
 
Sony A57 with Sony 35mm f1.8 Lens
1/500 sec @ f/1.8 (ISO-400)

Exhaustion & Elation
Emily, moments after her 2nd place finish (women) at the
Cascade Cream Puff (a 100-mile mountain bike race,
held in Westfir/Oakridge, OR)

Sony A57 with Sony 16-50mm f2.8 Lens
1/320 sec @ f/4 (ISO-400)

Stairway to Heaven
Emily shows us that "if you're not hiking, you're not biking!" This 
photo was taken at Windy Ridge, on a ride at Mt. Saint Helens (WA). 
Sony NEX-6 with Sony 18-200mm Lens
1/320 sec @ f/8 (ISO-100)

Life & Death
Chris Arnold & Alex Scott riding along Windy Ridge, on a ride 
at Mt. Saint Helens (WA). The contrast between the ash/mud flows 
and the untouched surroundings is quite spectacular.  
Sony NEX-6 with Sony 18-200mm Lens
1/320 sec @ f/8 (ISO-100)

A Good Day's Ride
Alex Scott celebrates a great ride at Mt. Saint Helens (WA). 
Sony NEX-6 with Sony 18-200mm Lens
1/500 sec @ f/7.1 (ISO-100)
Motion Blur
Erin Hooten blazes down the Betty Lake Trail, after 
a great ride up to the summit of Fuji Mountain (OR).
Sony A77 with Sony 16-50mm f2.8 Lens
1/60 sec @ f/4.5 (ISO-200)
Slippery when Wet
The author performs his famous dismount, at Black Rock (OR)
Sony A57 with Sony 16-50mm f2.8 Lens
1/800 sec @ f/2.8 (ISO-800)
(photo by Emily Pfeifer)

Earned
Erin Hooten & Karly Barrett take a
lunch break at the top of Castle Rock (OR)

Sony A57 with Sony 16-50mm f2.8 Lens
1/800 sec @ f/8 (ISO-400)

Geography Lesson
Emily, checking out the landmarks from
a vista near the top of the Sunset Trail (AZ).

Sony NEX-6 with Sony 18-200mm Lens
1/250 sec @ f/8 (ISO-100)

Golden Hour
Emily enters an aspen grove on the Arizona Trail (AZ)
Sony NEX-6 with Sony 10-18mm f4 Lens
1/320 sec @ f/8 (ISO-100)

A Trail with Hart
Emily enjoys some sweet singletrack through Hart Prairie (AZ)
Sony NEX-6 with Sony 10-18mm f4 Lens
 1/200 sec @ f/8 (ISO-100)

Yellow Brick Road
Mark Kacmarcik rides over a blanket of
aspen leaves, on the Arizona Trail (AZ)

Sony NEX-6 with Sony 10-18mm f4 Lens
 1/250 sec @ f/7.1 (ISO-200)

Droppin' In
The author drops into a steep pitch 
on "High on the Hog" (Sedona, AZ)
Sony A77 with Sony 18-135mm Lens
1/400 sec @ f/7.1 (ISO-400)
(photo by Emily Pfeifer)

Natural Pathway
Arthur Turlak & Tait Grundyson get
"High on the Hog" (Sedona, AZ)
Sony A77 with Sony 18-135mm Lens
1/800 sec @ f/7.1 (ISO-320)

Fire in the Sky
Emily finishes up an amazing day of riding in Sedona (AZ)
Sony NEX-6 with Sony 10-18mm f4 Lens
 1/320 sec @ f/7.1 (ISO-400)

If you missed it, here are my favorite whitewater photos of 2013:
2013 Photos of the Year - Water 

2 comments:

  1. Those pics of Sedona are a wonderful reminder that I need to go back soon.

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  2. Great shots Nate! We're hitting Sedona in late March and your writeups have helped mitigate the wait enormously...

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