Mountain biking is in constant search of the next new place and it's beginning to feel like we're missing the point. Wanderlust is no longer a romantic ideology; it’s been accepted as a way of life. But does it always have to be that way?
Say you have just built in a new zone. Who, if anyone, should be responsible for maintaining your trails and features so they remain relatively safe, or at least consistent, after they have been constructed?
In the third installment of ''Characters'' Riley McIntosh journeyed to Hornby Island with Margus Riga and Scott Secco to document one of the oldest mountain bike trail networks in the world and the people who made it happen.
Three years in the making and Johnny Smoke's Hurtin' for Vert 2.3 is back in full force. The recipe is simple: bag as much vertical as we could each day - and once you see the stats, you will say we were successful. Introducing the riders and the bikes.
Dylan Sherrard and Graham Agassiz join Blake Jorgenson and Sherpas Cinema on a Kona team trip of a lifetime in Bralorne, BC. Dylan's telling of the tale along with Blake's still images will have you begging for more adventure in your own lives.