Video: Flat Out Shredding on Squamish Trails in 'Storm Warning'

Mar 1, 2021
by COMMENCAL bicycles  

Words: Commencal


A bad day on the bike is better than a good day at work could be the mantra of the Sea to Sky… And the rest of the world.

“During the long winters in Whistler with no way out, we waited for a good weather window and headed to Squamish to get after some riding during a warm spell. But as usual, the storm patterns changed, snow started falling, the parking lots cleared, and we had the snow covered trails all to ourselves.”
-Quinn Hanley

Storm Warning showcases the Sea to Sky’s variable riding conditions. It’s not uncommon to have spring like conditions one day to full blown winter the next. Just remember that there’s no such thing as bad weather, just poor clothingchoice.

Rider: Quinn Hanley
Edit: Graeme Meiklejohn






35 Comments

  • 40 17
 Remember when skidding on trails wasn't encouraged? What happened to that?
  • 16 1
 No need to worry, nature doled out instance justice with that pedal strike ejection
  • 7 1
 Get off my lawn!
  • 6 1
 Rules for thee, not for me
  • 51 1
 Look we'll never be able to get into the housing market, can't we just do skids and eat avocado toast in peace.
  • 1 0
 @Bchambers09: why is this funniest thing i've ever heard in my life
  • 1 0
 @Hershay: it’s funny because it’s true.
  • 3 0
 If you aren't skidding you aren't going fast.
  • 30 13
 My ears, my poor ears...
  • 15 8
 Yep, I have no idea why the navy are spending millions researching the "vomit gun" when music like this is a thing.
  • 2 1
 Agreed... what's wrong with Hunter Hayes' storm warning?
  • 4 1
 @juanny: The sound is obviously influenced by the Pixies and Sonic Youth. Its not exactly a strange style or anything. Not sure what is so offensive about it??
  • 1 0
 @WheelNut: well said think exactly the same..
  • 1 0
 @Bobisntmyuncle: The Doors Rider of the Storm could have been an option.
  • 15 8
 This video is a great example of how not to make friends with a trail builder. Just look at the ruts in the soft ground on that snowy trail.
  • 1 3
 It's a make work project!! We all win in the end!! Ha Haaaa!!
  • 7 0
 @curendero: yeah, thanks to the royalties I collected from all the 'industry' video work done on the trail that I've been working on over the last couple of years I've been able to buy my 6th Squamish McMansion LOL
  • 1 2
 @wallheater: Keep it up and you'll have a seventh!!
  • 4 0
 @curendero: ha ha. The industry is so generous that I might just have to start giving these properties away!
  • 9 2
 Well done. Great riding and well edited video.
  • 4 0
 Reminds me a little of the Ultramontane video series made several years back.
  • 5 0
 Hooded sweatshirt - standard Canadian all weather gear for biking.
  • 11 6
 No motion-sickness inducing drone footage- THANK YOU!
  • 5 4
 For real. I cant stand when they swirl around a rider.
  • 4 16
flag hllclmbr (Mar 1, 2021 at 15:36) (Below Threshold)
 @RonSauce:

Start your own drone video company and do things right, then.
  • 10 1
 @hllclmbr: this is a nonsense comment.
  • 13 8
 MUTE!
  • 4 0
 "Sea to Sky's variable conditions"...hahaha pretty much
  • 3 1
 Stoked for the sponsored trail days on that soft trail he's riding/filming on in the snow, oh wait...
  • 3 1
 That’s a nicely versatile hoody.
  • 3 0
 Where's the snow?
  • 1 0
 5 min up the highway
  • 1 0
 Was that Robert Stack, or will he remain an unsolved mystery?
  • 1 0
 Whoever he is, he's untouchable.
  • 3 3
 parkinsons filming

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