The Cleanest Line
Diane French

Diane French

Former Patagonia Editorial Manager Diane French lives with her family in Salida, Colorado.

Articles

Anne Keller and Jen Zeuner enjoying postride beers at Pizza Point on the Kokopelli Loops. Photo: Carl Zoch

Life of Pie

Apr 19, 2019 April 19, 2019

Friday night at the Hot Tomato is not for those in a hurry. Hungry customers grip pints of beer and compare notes on the day’s rides in lines that spill into the parking lot. Music pumps and the staff whirls behind the counter, tossing floury dough, yelling requests to the… Read More

Mountain biking

Witness

Mar 18, 2016 March 18, 2016

Fifteen minutes before my wedding, I’m standing in front of my sister in my dress. “Can you see it?” She scans me, tilting her head to each side. “No. Can’t see it. But here, take this anyway.” Two hours from now, when the hailstorm rolls in and turns my lips purple… Read More