Maple Pool

I am writing this letter to set the record straight, vent some frustration and, hopefully, provide some education. While I have been listed as a “Friend of Maple Pool”, this letter contains my opinions and understanding of the situation, and does not...

Nostalgia Dilemma

12 years ago, in April of 2002 I officially "retired" from the Canadian Army. This "retirement" came after an 11 year career as an officer, which followed a five year stint in both the air cadets and the sea cadets. In total, I spent 16 years of my life with the...

Prime Updates

Well. June sure went in a hurry! Considering June started with being a co-producer and the technical director for Elevate the Arts, followed by helping with Boomer's Ride as a volunteer on the support crew, followed by organizing and running Go Smart Day...I haven't...

Quick Hit – 2014 Trek Slash 8

In 2010 (can't believe it has been 4 years) I took a Trek Scratch out for a couple of test rides. I was impressed. (so was NSMB.com....as they ran the review on their front page). Since then, 650B and "Enduro" have arrived, and Trek now has a bike called the Slash...

G3 Ion vs. G3 Onyx

Through a happy coincidence, I managed to get my grubby paws on a set of G3 Synapse Carbon 109 skis mounted with the G3 Ion binding. There are already a few reviews around the net, and lots of technical information, so I decided to do a bit of a photo essay and...