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Ask Uncle Dave – Contractual Obligations

Mailing It In

“I’m a little bit saddened that Specialized Gravity thought that this was the fourth most important piece of information…”

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Talking E-bikes With Uncle Dave

Can We Agree?

” Are we guiding the sport? Or are we just another arm that can be used to sell people shit that they don’t really need…”

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Hello Darkness, My Old Friend

An Ode to the Night Ride

“I pointed my bike downhill and half rode, half skied my way back to my house…”

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Ask Uncle Dave – How do I Break my funk?

Dave's Got Answers

“It’s easy to feel inadequate if you aren’t slaying foreign trail with a Red Bull in one hand and a Gopro in the other…”

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Best of 2016 – Todd’s Picks

Trail Builder's Edition

Todd’s list is simple: a tool and a trail. But what a trail and tool they are.

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Has the Coastal Crew Sold Out?

Be E-Skeptical

“They are, after all, some of the most genuine and humble riders in the sport, untainted by sugar water sponsorhip…”

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Uncle Dave Succumbs to the Nog

Ask Uncle Dave

Uncle Dave is here to cheer you up – by making you feel better about your 2016 – but at least he’s still keen on sharing music…

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Ask Uncle Dave – How to Give Back

Don't Be A Dick

“If we all start riding like that, we’re not going to have any trails left due to all the damage we will cause and people we will piss off…”

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Big Mountain Monday: Fear Funnel

Funnel of Fear

This week’s Big Mountain Monday sees Doerfling take on a line that features a wickedly steep funnel.

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Single Spd Bikepacking Finnish Style

Not Far From Home

“ERKKI PUNTTILA approaches bikepacking excursions with a straightforward manner and plenty of dry humour…”

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Send Sean to the Shore

Bucket List

“Sean has been battling cancer for many years and unfortunately it appears he has a limited time left to fight…”

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Uncle Dave Wants You off his Lawn

Ask Uncle Dave

“Maybe some cop saying you can’t drink a beer on the beach. Or some old guy with a moustache lecturing you trailside about your mountain bike…”

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Crashing and Laughing

Just a little paint swapping between friends.

No pros or posturing, just good old fashioned carnage and belly laughs.

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Pink Starfish Trail Permanently Closed

Unfortunate News

“One of the more iconic trails on Mount Fromme has been declared permanently closed by the District…”

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Uncle Dave Gives Dental Advice

That's Gonna Hurt

“I crashed 10 years ago and my tooth turned blue. Should I get it fixed and give up my bluetooth joke or keep it…”

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