Weekend Warmup

Date Sep 24, 2021

Painting the Town with the Kona Dew-E

Kona Ambassador Gretchen Leggitt is something of a renaissance woman. Whether climbing a crack on a giant granite wall, crushing monster rides on her gravel bike, running 20+ miles off the couch, or tearing apart one of Bellingham’s techy mountain bike trails, Leggitt has the skills to conquer anything. But her real talent lies in her artwork. For the past several years she’s been putting up huge murals all over the northwest and has literally painted the town with color. From massive mountain scapes to a recent art collaboration with Coast Salish painter Jason LeClair, Leggitt’s signature linework has almost single-handedly transformed Bellingham into a veritable work of art.

What does it take to create such intensely colorful pieces? A whole lotta spray paint and time. Fortunately, Leggitt is able to carry a hefty amount of gear and move quickly between pieces aboard her Dew-E DL. It’s fast, nimble, and incredibly practical. We think it’s a work of art, and we think they’re a match made in heaven.

Flying A Plane Through Tunnels: World First

Dario Costa became the first person to fly a plane through a tunnel, taking off in one tunnel and flying his race airplane into and out of the second at 250kph to set several world records and enter aviation history. Dario is an experienced professional race pilot and whilst he had been dreaming of attempting this for years, he knew it would be a complicated challenge

The Good Line - A Gravel Cycling Film

The Good Line is a short film about the intersection of gravel cycling and mental health, particularly as it relates to men. Jeremy Kershaw, founder of Heck of the North Productions, a gravel cycling event business on the north shore of Lake Superior, describes his relationship with the sport and how it contributes to adding balance in his life.

Fest Series - ROYAL HILLS Highlights 2021

We organized a session in November 2020 on the Royalhills jumps. Sadly the line was too wet and we could only ride the line until the 3rd to last jump. Conditions were soft, we still had a blast riding but due to not being able to ride the full line during the 2020 session we decided to hold back on the footage and we returned to Royalhills this summer. And what a return it was...

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+1 Pete Roggeman

That Fest footage is the best I’ve seen yet. And killer soundtrack. Pitch perfect.


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