VIDEO

Digger's Back on a Bike!

Video Rocky Mountain BIkes/Union
Date Jul 23, 2019

Todd “Digger” Fiander and the Godfather of Freeride, Wade Simmons, are two of the most well-known characters on the North Shore – and for good reason. Digger’s spent his life building trails that have influenced riding networks around the world, and Wade was right there with him to help make them famous through his skills on a bike.

From all of the years of trail building, both of Digger’s knees deteriorated to the point of needing replacement. Wade saw the surgeries as an opportunity to help out a friend who had given him so much over the years. It was his idea to support Digger with an Altitude Powerplay, because he knew the assistance from bike would help get Digger back riding.

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IslandLife
+10 capnron Sandy James Oates Beau Miller Timer Metacomet AlanB DMVancouver mike Velocipedestrian Brad Sedola
IslandLife  - July 23, 2019, 1:44 p.m.

This... this is what e-bikes are for, and obviously Wade's next.  Great video RM.... almost made me not hate the swarm of ebikes hitting the trails... almost.

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craw
+4 Michael Klein Metacomet AlanB Spoogekin
Cr4w  - July 23, 2019, 3:22 p.m.

I teared up a little. Not gonna lie.

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DemonMike
+1 Beau Miller
mike  - July 23, 2019, 6:23 p.m.

Best and only use for a E-bike. Builders as well I have no issues with , IF!! they are digging and riding with gear.

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AlanB
+1 Sandy James Oates Michael Klein Beau Miller
AlanB  - July 23, 2019, 9:51 p.m.

Anything that keeps riders in the woods is a good thing.

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oldmanbike
+2 Pnwpedal Beau Miller
OldManBike  - July 24, 2019, 9:06 a.m.

That's a great story. But I can't help wondering if the reason we're hearing it is that the marketing guys decided that it would help sell ebikes to able-bodied customers.

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