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Riding, Nelson, Rossland and Kaslo

Based in Penticton BC, Ryan Taylor is constantly searching for the meaning of life through trail enlightenment and is an expert at learning things the hard way. He regularly contributes to various cycling publications in an effort to balance writing and photography with his depressing real world job.

This year, dirtbag living was in the back of my mind as the 9:00-5:00 rat race took its toll. With life getting real, I was motivated to take a break from domestication by living in my car with just my bike and whatever I had in my bag. And I chose to pair this break with riding TransRockies Event’s Singletrack 6 (ST6) stage race. Though I’ve done ST6 before, 2017 was the first year it was hosted in the Kootenay Rockies; and I was stoked! Here’s what I found while in Rossland, Nelson and Kaslo

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Female directed “The Moment” to close Whistler Film Festival

Whistler, BC (November 8, 2017) – Darcy Hennessey Turenne, award-winning
director from British Columbia, is poised to launch her new documentary THE
MOMENT. Closing the Whistler Film Festival, December 3rd, her latest documentary
feature film uncovers the origin of Freeride Mountain Biking, it’s provenance in
British Columbia, and the rebellious group of backwoods adrenaline junkies that
changed the course of a sport that nobody wanted.

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Fall Riding in Fernie,BC

 Words and photos by Nick & Steph Nault As the last of the summer heat dissipates and the temperatures start to drop, mountain biking in Fernie, BC enters its’ prime. The fall colours alone are worth a visit to the bike trails, where you’ll zip past the vibrant...

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Brew Loops Pub Crawl 2017

Dark skies and the threat of downpour could not dim the spirits and mob mentality of hundreds of cyclists as we gathered at Pioneer Park for the annual Brew Loops Beer Festival, Bicycle Pub Crawl. For onlookers and folks out of the know, it must have been quite the...

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Nelson BC: Roots, Rocks, and Beer!

Words: Tucker Braund Photos: Anders Samnoy, Ollie Jones, Thomas Nowaczynski Nelson and Kaslo BC have a historic flare both for their riding and brewing of beer. Over the last 20 years it would be hard to say that you haven’t seen the high-flying stunts and wild riding...

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Riding Squamish with Guestagrammer Cecile Gambin

What I love about riding in Squamish is the diversity of trails and how green and vibrant the forest is. As a rider, I find it fantastic, with the rocks, roots, moss, slabs, trees, jank, off-cambers, and steep hills working to test me physically and technically. For the photographer in me – well, it’s eye candy.

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Exploring Kelowna with guestagrammer Niall Pinder

Niall Pinder is an adventure sports photographer who spent the last five years in Kelowna, currently living in North Vancouver.  “I’ve been riding mountain bikes for the past 24 years, and my goal is the capture the freedom and adventure of mountain biking in images....

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