What We Ride – Chris’ Forbidden Dreadnought Bike Check

What We Ride – Chris’ Forbidden Dreadnought Bike Check

Chris’ Forbidden Dreadnought Bike Check After getting along famously with the Dreadnought’s shorter travel brother the Druid last season, I decided on a two bike approach this year. I sold both my Druid and old downhill rig to build up this beastly...
What We Ride – Russell’s Orbea Oiz Bike Check

What We Ride – Russell’s Orbea Oiz Bike Check

Russell’s 2020 Orbea Oiz OMR Bike Check Recently moving from Manitoba, I knew I would have to go against some of my weight weenie tendencies for this bike in order to stand up to the aggressive XC riding/racing of BC. Swapping a high post for a dropper, and...
What We Ride – Victoria’s Norco Sight

What We Ride – Victoria’s Norco Sight

Victoria’s 2021 Norco Sight A1 I bought my first mtb in 2008 from my small town bike shop. It was a Norco Bigfoot, which I actually still have today. When I dusted off the Bigfoot 5 years ago and learned how to mtb that summer, I was hooked. I got my first full...
What We Ride – Roxy’s Lapierre Overvolt

What We Ride – Roxy’s Lapierre Overvolt

Roxy’s Lapierre Overvolt GLP2 Team 2020 As a full-time mountain bike guide and coach having an e-bike as my “spare” bike is perfect: it allows me to address e-bike specific questions during my coaching sessions and have more fun at work! The Lapierre Overvolt...
What We Ride – Julia’s Forbidden Druid

What We Ride – Julia’s Forbidden Druid

Julia’s Forbidden Druid XT I am not a large person, and with new bikes getting longer and slacker than ever I needed something that fit. The Druid is one of the smallest 29ers around and it’s designed here in BC (neighbors to NOBL), so there couldn’t be a...
What We Ride – Jo’s Process X

What We Ride – Jo’s Process X

“I lean towards the rougher and blacker trails and live for moments where I can point the bike in a straight line and let off the brakes. I like a good bunny hop, log hop, a good gap and I am always attempting for style points. I like to pedal uphill at a medium...