Got mojo?

In the 1980s, when I started mountain biking, and deep into the 1990s, when I started to take it seriously, having a "mojo" on you bike was a prerequisite to YOU being taken seriously as a mountain biker. I tried a Google search of "mountain bike mojo" and it wasn't...

Search and Rescue

Recently, here in the Comox Valley, two hikers going up Mt. Albert Edward got lost. Yes - that's right - the very same mountain that I recently climbed and reported on here on citizenclass. Now, I don't want to talk about the two hikers, who while new to hiking in...

Mt. Albert Edward

Why do we climb mountains? It is really a completely redundant and pointless endeavour. It supplies no basic needs, and doesn't advance the human race. Yet we do it. In fact, on the labour day weekend of this 2013th year AD, me and 106 other people climbed the same...

The Cumberland Community Forest needs YOU!

The lush forests surrounding the Village of Cumberland are enjoyed by thousands of visitors each year who come to the area for both recreation and relaxation. Beautiful walking and hiking paths and renowned mountain biking trails zigzag through a thriving coastal...

SASKATCHEWAN!

And Manitoba! Things here are big, and go on for along time. The roads are straight and disappear into the distance. The potash mines are massive and dominate the horizon. The clouds don't stop. The drives take a long time. The tractors are wider than the roads. The...

Picture and a Story

OK ok ok. I actually rode my mountain bike last week.  In LYCRA!  Here's photographic evidence. Me, riding my Banshee Prime, in lycra at the 2013 Snow-to-Surf Adventure Relay race. Thanks to my most awesome girlfriend for all of the race support and for the picture...