Norco Aurum C7.1 Review
"This bike does look bloody marvellous. But so what? Do looks translate to performance..."
One gear, all-terrain, 72 hour party
"Cheating wasn't really considered cheating, it was seen more like entertaining performance art..."
Dirty In Downieville: The new Santa Cruz Bronson and 5010
"There’s always been the feeling that a few little changes could have elevated their bikes from market leaders to absolute dominators..."
One of Many – Della Creek Dog Fighting
Bikes brapping, tires sliding and friends hooting.
In Praise of the Climb
“…perhaps one day climbing trails will be just as sexy – and not just to the kinds of riders who love to suffer…”
Gateway Drugs For Kids
Seb wonders if a hit of mountain biking is too expensive when compared to other pursuits for kids...
Will Baby Boomers Kill MTB?
They say disco died when everyone's parents started boogeying down to the Village People and now they want mountain bikes...
Whose Trail Is It Anyway?
"Man, tie a rope around your neck and suspend yourself from a high branch while wacking off before dropping in if you want..."
Seb Kemp is not a Racist
The latent message is that racing is the the pinnacle and the essence of mountain biking; nothing else is truly biking.
Specialized Boomslang Pedal
"On the first day alone I must have hit my pedals about one hundred times as I struggled to adapt..."
The Unifying Theory of Corners
“You see, once you get around one corner you find there’s another one waiting for you.
Model or Rider? or Model/Rider?
For these participants, turning pro merely requires looking good while doing something which vaguely resembles their chosen sport...
The Candy Bar Awards
"Some guys who discovered enduro last month think it’s really cool and want to tell everyone why they should try it..."
Hey Neighbour – Cam McRae
A long time Vancouver resident, Cam began mountain biking on the Shore—but as he says in the video, it was a baptism of fire and it took a while for him to feel comfortable here.
Hey Neighbour – Will Craig
Hey Neighbour - Will Craig
North Shore History Part IV
“The trail the kid fell off was not mine. Lots of other people were building these really stupid stunts…”
GT Sensor X Pro: First Impressions
“…it’s as if someone could hear my grumbles because this year GT not only revised the parts spec…”
North Shore History Part III
Seb talks to Digger, Dangerous Dan and Sterling Lorence to find out how the North Shore got high…
History of the North Shore Part II
“With contrasting outlooks both of these pioneers added the last vital ingredients to the heady cocktail…”
History of the North Shore
Seb Kemp’s tale begins in Deep Cove with klunkers freshly imported from California
We Have Served Thee Well
Rather than freeze-framing a millisecond, wrangling and seizing it forcefully, he allows the motion of the moment, the many moments, to truly show themselves…
Jordan Manley’s #dailywalk
In the first of a series dubbed Between The Eyes, Seb Kemp captures Jordan Manley at a moment of uncertainty and vulnerability – truly inspiring.
Getting to know some of the people and places in our community…
Long Term Review: Fox 34 Float 29 140
“One of the key components of any bike that has been challenged even further when strung onto a wagon wheeler…”