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The Quiver Lives Again: Santa Cruz Driver 8

Last year upon relocating to the Bay Area, I consolidated my all mountain and down hill bikes, selling them both off. In their place I built up a Santa Cruz Nomad, going with the popular “one” bike approach familiar with those trying to get the monkey known as “Visa” off their back. With a second […]

03.17.2012 Santa Cruz Bicycles Read the full story →

Post Canyon- Hood River, OR’s Freeride Haven

Hood River is known as one of the sweetest destination for Portland area trail shredders. Whether you are looking to rack up shuttle runs, pedal some flowy single track, or develop your freeride skills, the Post Canyon area has something for you. Reaching the trail system means navigating a hour long stretch of the I-84 freeway, […]

02.19.2011 Oregon Trails Read the full story →

WTF’s Blackrock Shuttle day a hit, rain and all

Over 150 riders gathered in Falls City to sample some of the best DH & FR riding the northwest has to offer. A lousy forecast scared almost 50 of the registered riders off, but another 50 unregistered riders showed up, helping raise even more funds to be earmarked for developing downhill and freeride trails in […]

10.19.2009 Features Read the full story →

Red Bull Burner at Angel Fire

Red Bull is putting on a 12 hour gravity race Saturday, October 10, 2009, at the Angle Fire Resort, NM. With categories for solo, partners, or team, it looks to be a test of some serious endurance. Your cross country buddies ever ridicule you for a lack of fitness? It’s your chance to prove their […]

10.01.2009 From the world-wide web Read the full story →

Pacifica: the Bay Area’s Best Freeriding Secret

On a recent trip to the San Francisco Bay area, we had a chance to play at our old stomping grounds in Pacifica. A small surf town located south of San Francisco, Pacifica is especially known in the bike community for its network of trails that overlook the Pacific Ocean. As the Bay Area is […]

06.17.2009 Fresh Tracks Read the full story →

Sea Otter 2009

We’re in Monterey celebrating the official kick off of the 09 cycling season here at the Sea Otter Classic. It’s a good time, as it is every year, with all the newest & latest cool gear on display and all the cycling elite are out and about. Inga and I have been working at the […]

05.09.2009 Features Read the full story →

Freeride Epic: Roughrider Canyon

(Originally published 3/9/2009 on During a meet and greet for our Subaru/ IMBA Trail Care Crew visit to El Paso, Texas, we became acquainted with Jamie Robertson, a local freerider and president of the local Freeride club, Roughrider Racing. It turns out they held a freeride event just the week before at their club’s […]

03.24.2009 Blog Read the full story →

Trek Session 88 FR – First Ride

There is nothing better than swinging a leg over a new bike and feeling right at home. That is exactly the feeling I had astride the new Session 88. The Session has been on my radar since Trek Brand Manager Michael Browne showed us the new Session models at Sea Otter last year. Trek knew […]

02.25.2009 bikes-gear Read the full story →