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And you would think that after 5 years, that would have changed - but it
hasn’t: every year Whistler just keeps getting better and better - especially
with the advent of the Whistler Bike park. Naturally, since it was built,
everyone thinks when you say you are riding in Whistler that you are going to
hit the bike park: But if you go to Whistler and only ride there, you are not
even getting half the picture. The bike park is incredible, but it is only a
small part of the story….and since everyone knows the bike park, I’ll spin the
focus more on the other stuff…
You see cause we don’t go out to Whistler as us - we go out there to take on
our secret identities as biking road trip heroes …
(note some names and events in this story may be modified to protect the
After a hard day on Saturday when the thirst sets in, head to the Whistler Conference Centre where fifteen micro-breweries will be competing for your taste bud’s loyalty and a mark on your scorecard during the First Annual Beer Cup. Check out the Shore Events website for more info on registration and event schedules.
*Pay particular attention to questions 5, 6, 9 & 13.*
Tickets are $5 and only 90 seats per showing. 6:30and 8pm. Call 247-5452 or visit guest services to get your tickets.
Check out a mega insane teaser for this vid by clicking on the video box.
Get the teaser here!
The price is $10 for each participant. Participants must be under the age of 18, meaning no 18 year olds or older. you MUST be 17 or younger.
After an awesome 2002 event which saw an invited list of 25 riders from 9 countries, to one very seriously technical and in-your-face course, the search for a hand full of the world’s leading riders from all corners of the world is on again.
The Red Bull Ride 2003 will be held between the 19 - 24 January in Jindabyne, Australia and the checklist for 2003 goes something like this:
Prize money: AUS$15,000.00
World class quality television and video production of the event
Major world-wide television distribution program
World-wide video distribution
Warm weather, beaches and Aussie girls
Don't forget, the Terminator Downhill is set to go this Saturday, Sept 7 at KHMR, you won't find a better tune up for the Psychosis!
Scott Belton of Adrenaline Descents and the Cedar House is putting a heli drop together for Sunday, Sept 8. With a goal of 30 riders, cost should be around $60. Shoot us an email if you're interested in the drop, we'll be sure to pass it on to Scott.
Editors Note: Depending on local interest, Shaums is considering running clinics in Calgary on the weekend of Sept 28 and 29. These would be a great opportunity for riders of all abilities to take their riding to the next level. If you're interested, contact email@example.com for more information.
We look forward to starting construction in the next couple of weeks. Look
for upcoming work party information right here on Pinkbike.
Don’t get me wrong - there is nothing wrong with downhill and dual (or 4X) ..BUT they are not really like the kind of riding that many of us do when we head out on the trails in our local area! Especially in BC, the birthplace of Freeriding and place where fertile minds and willing bodies are constantly refining and reinventing the sport.
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