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2014 Grumpa Grass Slalom mountain bike race

Grumpa Grass Slalom v4: Back to Basics

If you’re taking the time to read this, you likely already know how it goes: gentle slope + spikes + cones = laughs, a little friendly competition, and drifts. 2014 was no different really. The course was much the same and many of the racers were returnees. Why bother coming Read More »

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Sep.
8
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September Backcountry Bike Trips

September is Prime Time For Backcountry Bike Trips

The thoughtless freedom, peaceful rest and eternal darkness is interrupted by the nagging sound of my alarm going off, like a nuisance purse dog with its small dog syndrome. I begin the stumble from my bedside toward the infernal racket as quickly as possible, shutting it down before it disrupts the rest Read More »

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May.
7
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35mm Chromag BZA Bar & Direct Mount Stem

Interview: 35mm (Another) MTB Standard

This year I ordered a new bike after a couple of seasons aboard the same vessel. I have to admit that I spoiled myself. Top shelf carbon frame, dialed suspension, trendy wheel size, 11 speed drivetrain, four piston brakes… the works. While the bike was in transit I was bummed Read More »

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Mar.
27
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Dave Reid avoiding wildflowers in the Chilcotins

Summer Dreaming: Chilcotin Adventures by Bike

  Sea to Sky residents have a lot of great trails at their disposal, but once summer hits and the snow-line recedes up the mountains, an incessant itch for adventure on our bikes often results in at least one trip to the Southern Chilcotins. Even with the great variety of Read More »

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