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Fatbike Tours Starting December 14

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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 […]

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. […]

Time for a New Bike – Part 2

GLOSS NEON BLUE/MONSTER GREEN CLEAN Stumpjumper FSR Comp 6Fattie mid-fat

This is part 2 of a multi-part series on my journey to find a new bike. You can read part 1 here. Embracing the New The bike biz has changed. 650B-wheeled bikes have risen to dominate the mountain bike world. Fat bikes have exploded in the last few years. There’s 26+, 650B+ and 29+ bikes, with the 650B+/29er category heating up dramatically in the last year or so. With the expiry of a few rear-suspension patents [most notably, the Horst Link a.k.a. FSR […]

Time For a New Bike

It’s that time again – I need a new bike. I love my Ibis, but I have changed since I got it in 2013 [I’ll get to that in a bit]. The marketplace has changed a lot since then as well – there are so many excellent bikes out there right now that I’m spoiled for choice. This is both good and bad, as the huge selection is great, but I love to analyze and research my bike purchases ad nauseum. The […]