As far as advocacy groups go, Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance has got it going on. Even if you havenâ€™t heard of them, it’s likely youâ€™ve read about what theyâ€™ve accomplished. Formerly known as the Backcountry Bicycle Trails Club, Evergreen is the advocacy group responsible for the creation of the first urban mountain bike skills park, […]
Westside Trail Federation is holding a shuttle day fund raiser event at the Black Rock Mountain Biking Area Saturday, October 17th. For only $35 for the day, get shuttled from 9am until 4:30pm. 3 large flatbed shuttle trucks will be on site, hauling riders up to the top of the trail. 7+ miles of Freeride/ […]
Red Bull Stumps, Clump, and Jumps Tour hits the west coast with dirt, demos, and free movie screenings. The “Red Bull Stumps, Clump and Jumps” tour hits the west coast August 13-31st with some of freeride’s biggest stars climbing in the RV and hitting the road. The tour kicks off on Thursday in Whistler, B.C. […]
Add this to the “I want” category. Trek World 2010 is currently going on right now, and while we’ve known it was coming, images of the highly anticipated 2010 Trek Scratch are finally emerging online. We’ve seen variations of this bike underneath Cam McCaul for some time now, but the word is finally out.
After a long time away, I’ve returned to my home town of Astoria, Oregon to enjoy some downtime. Many of my first memories of mountain biking took place here, in the hills above town. In fact, the first bike shop I ever worked at was here- at Bikes and Beyond. We also had some good […]
Say what you want about fixies, but after viewing the first scene of this clip, it’s clear they understand the love/ hate dynamic that comes with pushing the envelope. council of doom: official full-length trailer from wolfgang on Vimeo.
Check out what we saw on the slopes of Whister, while on our vacation there! It looks kind of like a Rocky Mountain Flatline, but just a bit different. Besides the obvious, the different less hydroformed downtube, it appears to have a slightly shorter wheelbase, as well as a steeper headtube angle. My guess is […]
Kelowna was our first stop of three for our Subaru/ IMBA TCC tour of Canada, and our first taste of some real BC single track. We learned an important lesson on our drive east from Vancouver; when you see a gas station and you don’t know where the next one is, always stop and top […]
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 […]
We just got a GoPro Hero Wide Angle Helmet Video Camera in, right in time for our trip to Whistler, BC. Out of the box, it includes everything you’ll need to strap it to your head or helmet, as well as four quick-release adhesive mounts for placing the camera on bikes, skis, cars, or whatever […]
In the news: IMBA is coming to Washington June 4-7, and you’re invited to join in the special events. Jason Van Horn and Inga Beck (that’s us) of the Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew are teaming with Evergreen for a long weekend dedicated to improving local trails and having a fun time riding. The main event […]
First off, whatever you do, make an effort to pronounce Hurricane correctly. If you don’t, you’re bound to be the subject of some heckling. If you say it more like “Hurri-kin,” as opposed to “Hurri-cane,” you’ll find yourself much better off and spare yourself a good deal of public shaming.