What We Ride – Kelton’s Santa Cruz Bike Check
After touring the last few years on a rigid, drop bar bike, Kelton knew that he wanted his next bikepacking rig to be a “do-it-all” bike.
What We Ride – Tatiana’s Otso Bike Check
Tatiana chose the Otso Fenrir for its “no frills’ frame design capable of adventure riding through varied terrain, fun descents and the odd bushwhack or river crossing.
What We Ride – Ryan’s Yeti SB140 Bike Check
After spending two seasons on an SB130, Ryan loved its stability, liveliness, and weight. He wanted to keep those attributes for his next whip, but in a burlier package for longer days in the saddle spent on rowdier terrain.
What We Ride – Trevor’s Firebird Bike Check
Trevor built his Firebird (or bbq chicken) to be a sub 35 lb enduro machine.
What We Ride – Russell’s Cervelo Bike Check
Russell’s Cervelo is built for aggressive aero riding with NOBL CR45 rims and Chris King hubs.
What We Ride – Chris’ Evil V3
Chris wanted an extremely fast and capable bike that would be nimble on the trail. The Evil Following V3 was the answer!
What We Ride – Ryan’s Yeti SB 130
Ryan wanted an adventure bike, something light and efficient enough that he could ride all day, and be comfortable and stable on the way down.
What We Ride – Victoria’s Transition Scout Bike Check
As a mountain bike instructor Victoria needed a versatile bike that is easy to maintain and enjoyable when things get rough.
What We Ride – Chris’ Forbidden Dreadnought Bike Check
This year Chris traded in his Druid for the Forbidden Dreadnought in order to get steep and sendy.
What We Ride – Russell’s Orbea Oiz Bike Check
When Russell moved from Manitoba to West Coast BC, he knew he needed an XC build for more aggressive terrain.
What We Ride – Victoria’s Norco Sight
With its updated geometry & price point, the Norco Sight was an easy choice for Victoria.
What We Ride – Roxy’s Lapierre Overvolt
Roxy loves techy, rocky and loose trails, so the Lapierre Overvolt e-bike and NOBL TR41 wheels were a prefect match for her!
What We Ride – Julia’s Forbidden Druid
Julia likes to go fast with some occasional flare, so the Druid is the perfect bike! Super fun to ride, nimble, and light.
What We Ride – Jo’s Process X
Jo wont say no to shuttles ever, and she loves hitting a bike park at least once a week… So she needed a bike for all those things.
Chris’s Specialized Levo is ready for long days out trail building. Wheels: TR36 *We suggest TR38 or TR41 & Onyx Classic hubs for e-bikes. Bike Check
Aaron’s short travel, modern geometry Transition Smuggler offers next level descending skills. Wheels: TR33 Bike Check
Bob’s Stumpjumper is both an all-day epic trail bike and a hard-charging enduro race machine. Wheels: TR36 Bike Check
Michael modified his Epic Expert, changing everything but the frame and rear shock. Wheels: TR33 Bike Check
Paul’s Santa Cruz Nomad has superior reliability when conquering gnarly trails and stunts. Wheels: TR38 Bike Check
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