Mechanical Lower Back Pain Part Deux

Well, interwebz people, it has struck again.  After spending the week in Nelson riding bikes and not really stretching enough, travelling in planes and trucks all day last Saturday, riding at Mt Washington Sunday and then trying to ride XC Monday night, my lower...

Surprises

I like surprises!  When I walked into the local bike shop here in Nelson to pick up a rental for a couple of rides, they had a surprise for me in the form of an Opus "Nelson 2.0".  Built up with a slightly non-stock spec including a Totem Solo air fork, Fox...

Vacation

I'm in Nelson for a week, staying in the house I grew up in.  Its a little surreal as I am with my four year old son, and my family moved into this house when I was four...I am also recovering from a mild concussion, a possibly cracked rib and some other random...

…things I learned at the Vancouver Island MusicFest

Just a warning, in case the title didn't give it away - this post has very little to do with mountain biking.  Sure, I rode one of my bikes down to MusicFest each day, but that is about it. Through the course of living my life, I have had the good fortune of...

That trail, you know the one, its a ways up…

and you don't ride it that often.  Maybe once or twice a year.  It's right at the edge of the map, and its easy to forget just how worth it making that climb is.  I think every riding town has one.  In Mission, BC its "Bigguns" - up the hill behind...