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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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Mar.
27
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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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2
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Whistler’s 4 Kings: The Perfect Finale to a Near Perfect Series

After having raced DH, XC, Enduro, and everything in between this summer, we at Straightshot decided the best way to wrap up another great summer was Tony Horn’s third effort to crown the best overall rider in the land—The Four Kings. The weekend left all who attended with aching bodies, Read More »

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Sep.
4
2012
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All-Mountain Adventures in the Coast Mountains of B.C.

During the slow periods of the summer (between race meets and such), there is often an itch to get out and do something different on your bike—to break away from the average trail ride or park day. That period for me was just a few weeks ago. Towards the end Read More »

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