Whistler is world famous for Whistler mountain bike park. Lord of Squirrels and an old goody called Gargamel. Thanks to videos, and trail reviews these trails get the most love. Having lived there for 12 years I knew there was real gold in other areas of town, new gold was business time.
On the last day of my trip a friend of mine showed me a new cut of trail I hadn’t ridden when I was there previously.… Read the rest
Sharing Your Riding Experience with children – Mac-Ride
Mac-ride is a new take on an old, and dare I say, outdated method to include your kids in your riding. From the old school seat over the back wheel, to the newer larger style that fit under or around the front of the bike we have had methods to carry kids for years on bikes.
The Mac-ride is an innovative variation of this with a small and lean saddle that also allows your child to hold onto the handlebars.… Read the rest
This year I really wanted to go on my first night ride. What better spot that the Delta Watershed since I am very familiar with the terrain. The ride itself was as near perfect riding as I could hope for. Rainy, wet, foggy, everything you want when you ride in this part of British Columbia.
I started on upper trail which is a short climb to the firehouse and then a nice single track down.… Read the rest
Squid Line is rated a green, with some blue features and is a fun fast trail that rides from parking lot to parking lot in a loop. Approx 10km loop (5km up, 5km down) the trail has a lot to offer. The faster you ride the more technical it can feel.