bike

Regional Bicycle Events for the Roadies»

Look for Team Desert Spots on one of these three great area road rides!ONE – Marfa 100 – Sept. 10 that’s 100k – benefits Marfa Public Radio and the Livestrong…

river

River is UP! Let’s go rafting!»

Rio Conchos joins flows with the Rio Grande as a release of water from Mexico’s reservoir, Luis Leon, has reached the Big Bend area. We saw Colorado Canyon at a…

river

Mexico Releasing Water From Rio Conchos»

Yesterday we got notice that Mexico was going to start a release from the Rio Conchos. The Rio Conchos feeds into the Rio Grande just above Presidio and augments the…

mountain bike

Wounded Warriors W100k Ride Big Bend»

Texas mountain bike trails of Big Bend experienced a burst of activity over three days in late April when 14 Wounded Warriors came to ride 100k with former President George W.…

bike fest

Mountain Bikers Gather for Dirt Fest»

Over 180 registered riders enjoyed a gorgeous weekend of mountain biking at the Chihuahuan Desert Dirt Fest held Feb. 17-19, 2011. Three days of riding featured the best mountain biking…

mountain biking

Mountain Biking in Big Bend – tis’ the season»

Prime time on the trails is now. There’s mucho ground to cover and fine weather to pull you along this winter. Trails are in good shape and ready for mountain…

hooping

World Hoop Day – another Desert Sport»

Dust off your hula hoops for WORLD HOOP DAY on Sunday – 10.10.10!  Have fun, stay fit and exercise your imagination. We’ll be hooping all day at Desert Sports with…

Boquillas Canyon

Desert Sports Featured Trips»

With the launching of Desert Sports’ newly revamped website we have decided to post a few of our favorite trips as our “Featured Trips”.Most of these trips are going to…

Boquillas Canyon

Passport Requirements Change»

Ok, here is the latest update on Passport Requirements for going on river trips on the Rio Grande in the Big Bend area of Texas. We are in receipt of…

river

Mexico Still Releasing Water»

The dam release on the Rio Conchos is still flowing. As of this morning, August 26, 2010, it has increased up to a bit over 2000 cfs (61 cms). This…