GERONIMO: Downhill in Phoenix, AZ

Since coronavirus has taken over and travel isn’t an option for a bit, I wanted to throw it back to a fun ride in the southwest! You may notice I’m in Arizona quite a bit- that’s because we’re lucky enough to have family with a house there, so we try to get down as much…

EXPERTS ONLY: Boundary in BC!

Vancouver’s North Shore is known as one of the most technically demanding trail systems in the world. I got a taste of a double black trail on Mt Fromme called “Boundary”. It’s a classic trail that just got a re-fresh recently, and honestly, it’s running great! Thanks to the NSMBA – North Shore Mountain Bike…

Curious about what we do at clinics?

If you’re interested in a clinic, but you’re not sure what they’re all about or if your riding abilities are correct for one, check out this video to see what a clinic can offer you! These are a blast and I can’t wait to get out and do more in some other areas of the…

RIDE GUIDE: Sedona, AZ

I headed to sunny Sedona, AZ for this month’s Patreon tutorial. Here are my top tips for riding Sedona, AZ like a pro!

No longer an Ibis-only rider?!?!

My history with Ibis Cycles, a high end MTB brand from California, runs deep. I credit them with opening the door to the many professional opportunities I received while working the business end of the mountain bike industry. Even after I was no longer professionally working for Ibis, they continued to sponsor my riding, and…

Can Santi De Avila teach an old [BMX] dog new tricks???

I had the chance to learn a trick with Santi De Avila while in Mexico riding at the De Avila Bike Park. Santi is a total shredder and has a complete airbag set up at his park. We decided that a “No-Footed-Can-Can” tutorial would be great for an aging ex-bmxer like myself! I was DEFINITELY…

MASTERING SWITCHBACKS: The proven methods

Switchbacks! Switch back turns are a whole different reality than berms. Or are they? The main two differences are lean angle and speed. Switchbacks are just tighter corners that will require a slower entry speed and a bit less lean angle. That’s it. I generally use three techniques for switchbacks: 1.Pumping the turn like a…

To the trailhead and beyond: my Promaster buildout

My 2015 Ram ProMaster 136” conversion van is more of a family camper van, built for mountain biking and camp trips, than the original moto van conversion I first showed on the channel. My daughter and I have recently done a couple of camp outs in the van, and for what’s also my daily driver,…

PODCAST: Do you know Hannah Bergmann?

“Women’s advocacy in riding is burgeoning because of this person.” Hannah Bergmann grew up in Hood River, Oregon and now lives in Bellingham, Washington. Her first passion was skiing, and she actually only started mountain biking about seven years ago when her dad got her into the sport. But don’t let that fool you- Hannah…