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That Trail You Hate

You know those trails you hate? The ones that frustrate you and make feel like a triathlete going off road for the first time?

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Worst Groomsmaid Ever

Ask Uncle Dave

I’m in the wedding party and I have some obligations, but it seems like everything has been scheduled to prevent mountain biking…

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I Keep Crashing – Help Me!

Ask Uncle Dave

“…if you’re pretty happy sitting alone in your basement with your pants around your ankles, it’s time to retire your clown suit.”

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Are ‘Disabled’ People Who Ride E-Bikes Just Lazy?

Ask Uncle Dave

“Are these people really in need of electric assistant on trails? Seems like more pure lazy convenience as time goes by…”

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R.I.P. Chris ‘Monk Dawg’ Vasquez

Another Loss

“Chris Vasquez, known as Monk Dawg, was likely the most well-known mechanic on the World Cup circuit…”

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Defining /’epik/

"heroic or grand in scale or character"

“It rained a day or two beforehand, and trails are in great shape – hero dirt, with the occasional axle deep mudhole…”

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Mountain Biking’s Worst Enemy

The End Is Near!

The apocalyptic rhetoric heard online makes it seem like the trails on the North Shore are at an all time low…

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Dumbing Down Trails – Dumbing Up Bikes?

Ask Uncle Dave

“Thank goodness they aren’t trying to educate us on this stuff and are instead focussed on creating new acronyms…”

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Should I Get A Trail Dog?

Ask Uncle Dave

“The muddy mess that your dog creates in the back seat of your friend’s new Audi is the reason you no longer get invited over to their house…”

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Organic Growth 1.0 – The Coastal Crew

The BEST!

“Life moves fast so don’t force it. Let things flow, and do what feels right. Not because someone else wants it, but because you want it…”

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Running Roughshod

Ask Uncle Dave

“This is far from the most egregious example of filming being done with little to no regard for the environment or surroundings…”

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The Warlord Battle Axe Mk II

Baddest Trail Tool Ever Conceived

“What is it? Well it’s a pick, an axe, a trowel, a rake, a scraper and a stomper all in one.”

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How Do I Move to Canada?

Ask Uncle Dave

“I have decided to leave the UK and move to Canada, specifically the sea-to-sky corridor. I think that’s what it’s called?”

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HTF Do I Teach Mountain Biking at University?

Ask Uncle Dave

“At first I thought this was a joke, but I confirmed with the sender that he’s not making this up and this is an actual honest-to-goodness problem…”

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Super Ultimate Recovery Salmon

Delish fish for post ride bliss

“It tastes great with your beer of choice, you can make it using mountain bike tools you and it tastes great with the beer of your choice…”

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