Matt Jones is Amped

Banshee

Most of us dream about riding lines like this. Matt Jones makes it look easy on his Banshee Amp… If you want to get an Amp, Smack Cycles in Bragg Creek can hook you up. If you want to ride like Matt, YYCMTB can help you get started.

Fatbike Tours Starting December 14

fatbike with YYCMTBFatbike rides are awesome!

Hey hey hey! YYCMTB is running free fatbike tours starting  December 14 out of West Bragg Creek! Tours are rolling on Wednesdays and Fridays, from 1:00 – 3:00-ish. These are casual no-drop rides with a mellow pace. If you have never done any winter biking before, it will give you a taste of what riding in the snow is all about. All abilities are welcome, but it’s best if you have done some mountain biking before. You can get more details […]

Fish Creek Skills Park

Fish Creek Mountain Bike Skills Park

It has been way too long since my last post, but I have a good excuse – getting the Fish Creek Mountain Bike Skills Park built. As the lead manager for this project, it kind of took over my life from the end of August until… actually, it’s still eating up a lot of my time! There is so much paperwork associated with doing something like this in a Provincial Park. Still, it was totally worth the effort! Fish Creek Skills […]

What I Like About You: Time for a New Bike – Part 4

Like this bikeThe Misfit Dissent. Rolling thunder.

So far in this series, I’ve written about my past bikes, some new trends in the industry and what I’m doing for research and test rides. Eurobike was not as earth-shaking as I thought it might be, with some interesting ideas, but nothing that will impact my decisions much. This post is about what I like [and don’t like] about some of the bikes I have thrown a leg over recently. But first, a little background… Tires Traction is my friend. […]

Research and Test Rides – Time For a New Bike – Part 3

Test Ride and Research - I need a new bike part 3

I’m looking for a new bike. In Part 1 of this series, I looked back at the last couple of mountain bikes I’ve owned, and in Part 2 took a gander at current industry trends. Now, let’s look at research and test rides… Get Wise Knowledge is power. In this case, the power to get the most out of your test ride. You don’t need to go full nerd with a spreadsheet, but do enough research that you are comparing apples to apples. […]