March 2018

How To Buy A Bicycle Without Having a Breakdown

How To Buy A Bicycle Without Having a Breakdown

First, we want to stress that this post is MOSTLY for beginners. If you’ve been riding for a long time, know your bike’s abilities and your abilities and where those two things come together, this post probably isn’t for you. But if the last time you rode a bike was in a different decade (or century for many), then maybe start here.
 

3 Steps To Training For Great Big Events

3 Steps To Training For Great Big Events

This summer, a few monkeys will be participating in Trans BC Enduro, a five-day race through the wilds of British Columbia. Now while everyone has their own way of training, we thought you might like a few tricks that will help you in whatever race you’re thinking about undertaking.

Jeff Simms BC Enduro Interview

Jeff Simms BC Enduro Interview

Jeff is no stranger to bikes. He spends his days helping make sure that riders have the bikes, the gear, and the support that they need to complete whatever goal they’ve set of themselves. He often spends his evenings teaching the next generation of cyclists in Truro at least some of what he’s learned in a lifetime on two wheels. 
 
But in July he’ll be doing something that he’s never done; Trans BC Enduro. 
 

Greg Barr BC Enduro Interview

Greg Barr BC Enduro Interview

When you’re an electrician, it’s all about safety first. It’s about making connections that work, without too many hair raising experiences. In his day job as a construction electrician, Greg Barr follows a set of strict guidelines. There’s a level of creativity in finding solutions, especially when you’re working with a big team. 
 
This summer, Greg will get to figure out some creative solutions for how to navigate a very big team of riders, all focused on one goal; the finish line. 
 

Conor Scallion BC Enduro Interview

Conor Scallion BC Enduro Interview

You might imagine that someone who spends their time putting out fires might want to wind down and relax when not at work. You know, curl up with a good book and maybe a latte and enjoy a restful weekend. Maybe brunch?