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Santa Cruz Bicycles Factory Visit

Sep 21, 2017
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For a bike lover like me, walking into the Santa Cruz Bicycles factory for the first time felt like walking into a candy store.  I guess that is fitting since the site used to be the home of the Wrigley Chewing Gum plant, which produced 20 million sticks of gum daily during its heyday.  Now in this storied candy factory,

Blue Mountain Flat-Turn Duel Slalom Race Report

With three straight days of rain leading up to Blue Mountain Bike Park’s Rider Appreciation Day, spirits were a little bit low. However, the skies cleared on Friday and the bike Gods smiled down upon everyone who arrived for the festivities on Saturday morning.   One of the main draws of the day was the Flat-Turn Duel Slalom. This was

My Singletrack 6 Experience. The Trip Of A Lifetime In The West Kootenays.

Aug 30, 2017
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I was at the top of Seven Summits in Rossland British Columbia, 2200 meters above the valley floor and only half way through stage three of the Singletrack 6. Staggering to my feet, I looked down and realized I was still holding the grip in my hand from my snapped bar. Swiping the dirt and sweat from my brow, I

Riding The COLT in 48 Hours! 

Jul 13, 2017
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supercharger

Stefan” was looking at next weeks schedule . Maybe try to get up to Orangeville weds night . Eugenia and Collingwood Thurs, camp in Barrie and back for 1pm on Friday. Will try to make as off road as possible.” Wayne “ Sounds dope, I’m keen” Stefan” we can practice race sleeping, lol “ Stefan”Http//www.bikepacking.com/routes/central-ontario-loop-trail/ Think we can do it

East Coast Open 2017 – Photo Report and Video Highlights

Jun 02, 2017
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Words: Jason Petznick Photos: Andy Vathis Video: Brian Hunt and Paul Reid   01 MUD BOG Mud, muck, slop, boue, gadoue, bourbe. No matter what you call it, there was no escaping it this past weekend at Blue Mountain Bike Park. In stark contrast to last year’s achingly dry race conditions, an unusually wet start to the month of May

M.O.A.B. : Magic On a Bike

May 25, 2017
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charlottebatty

So I went and did this big trip, and what do I have to show for it? An empty bank account, and an overflowing pocket full of memories. It’s hard to imagine that I have now been home for just shy of a month, and am still totally not settled. Moab was by far the highlight of my time down

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