The perfect road trip: 2 weeks with 9 buddies from France living an epic trail bike journey, riding the best trails in Washington and British Columbia. Featuring the Transition Bikes folks, Andreas Hestler and Jackson Goldstone.
We've been riding Transition Bikes for 4 seasons, we decided to start the trip in Bellingham, Washington where the Headquarters of the "rider owned bike brand" is located. Here they hosted and guided us around their secret playground... blowing our minds away.
The next step of the pilgrimage was the legendary trails of Vancouver's North Shore. Former Olympian and BC Bike Race owner Andreas Hestler was the perfect guide for an epic triple crown of riding on Cypress, Fromme, and Seymour Mountain classics.
The ultimate road trip brought us to the authenticly wild Vancouver Island: a "must do
" for every mountain biker in the world. Having a guide like Martin Ready from Island Mountain Rides was the best way to find dream trails and enjoy the local culture around Forbidden Plateau, Cumberland, Mt Washington and the small paradise that is Hornby Island.
We ended the trip by ripping with the next generation, young mutant rider,Jackson Goldstone. We had 3 amazing days in the heart of Squamish, with a great mix of steep, technical, and flowy trails.
: Giromagny Enduro Team / Pierre HenniPhotography
: Richard Bord & Pierre HenniSponsors
: Algorigin, ION, Transition, ANVL, Smith, Bell, Northwave, WTB, Slicy, and Squirt.
Transition Bikes - Lars Sternberg / Kevin Menard / Dave Conley / Darrin SeedsNorth Vancouver
BC Bike Race - Andreas HestlerVancouver Island
Island Mountain Rides - Martin Ready
Riding Fool Hostel - Jeremy Grasby
Washington Bike Park : Mike ManaraSquamish
BC Bike Race - Jeff Riemer
Ron & Jackson GoldstoneWhistler
Whistler Mountain Bike ParkFerries