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singletrackjamaica dylansiggers's article
Sep 3, 2019 at 15:50
Sep 3, 2019
singletrackjamaica rossbellphoto's article
Aug 29, 2019 at 5:17
Aug 29, 2019
29 Custom Painted DH Bikes from the Mont-Sainte-Anne World Champs 2019
Can the Aussies please send their bikes to Jamaica when they’re done. Colours are spot on ????????
singletrackjamaica jamessmurthwaite's article
Aug 7, 2019 at 22:49
Aug 7, 2019
Norco Factory Team Mechanic Lewis Kirkwood Thinks Mountain Biking Could be Giving us Bad Vibrations
Considering how many gnarly crashes I have on any given weekend I don’t really think the vibrations from my bars means shit
singletrackjamaica jamessmurthwaite's article
Feb 10, 2019 at 5:01
Feb 10, 2019
Interview: The Professor Studying the Connections Between Mountain Biking & Music
I listen to reggae when riding- not because I want to though. There’s just always someone blasting it out in Jamaica, even in the middle of nowhere! Exception being early Sunday when the country churches have some fun sounds coming out of them, ranging from extremely harmonic and spiritual to a ridiculous cacophony of unholy noise.
singletrackjamaica IanHylands's article
Aug 30, 2018 at 19:44
Aug 30, 2018
5 Years of Photography with Niner Bikes' In-House Photographer
A great photographer, a great advocate for biking and an amazing person. Good luck Ian!
singletrackjamaica SteelCityMedia's article
Aug 8, 2018 at 20:45
Aug 8, 2018
Video: Steve Peat's Segment From GAMBLE Film
F’in Mint riding and music. Great work by the Steel City Media crew
singletrackjamaica RichardCunningham's article
Jul 5, 2018 at 9:59
Jul 5, 2018
Mountain Bike Hall of Fame Voting Begins
It’s cool to have a HOF in any sport but couldn’t it just be a virtual one. Could be a Pinkbike HOF that anyone can vote/nominate on. Then there could be a page or two dedicated to each athlete.
singletrackjamaica NinerBikes's article
Feb 2, 2018 at 9:17
Feb 2, 2018
Mining for Skills with Kirt Voreis - Video
Really awesome stuff Ian and Kirt
singletrackjamaica Alpine-Bike-Parks's video
Dec 6, 2017 at 7:26
Dec 6, 2017
video
It’s interesting to read the comments 5 years later. Most people have a very poor understanding of the impact of things like this in Jamaica (and I imagine that applies to most ‘developing’ nations) but that is to be expected if you don’t live here. The people who actually had this trail built have had and continue to have a positive impact in Jamaica, but I doubt they built this trail with the sole intention of developing mountain biking in Jamaica. I suspect they built it because they love to bike and wanted a trail to ride when they and friends visit their property here. They certainly have, however, attempted to use the trail to grow biking and involve locals also. A small fleet of bikes was provided and a few of the locals have become skilled riders as a result. There have been some opportunities for people to be involved in maintaining the trail too. The trail has been ridden by a number of foreign riders too who specifically stayed in the area in order to ride the trail, so provided benefits for the larger community. For Jamaica as a whole the fact that this video came out and had been viewed by a decent number of people definitely has value. I’m not sure how that is calculated but I do know for a fact that the Jamaica Tourist Board gets excited whenever content is produced that shows a different side to the island, away from the usual stereotypes. It’s even more exciting for them if they don’t have to pay for this! I have more to add including an update on the state of the trail and future plans but have to get back to my day job...

singletrackjamaica Alpine-Bike-Parks's video
Dec 6, 2017 at 7:00
Dec 6, 2017
video
It’s interesting to read the comments 5 years later. Most people have a very poor understanding of the impact of things like this in Jamaica (and I imagine that applies to most ‘developing’ nations) but that is to be expected if you don’t live here. The people who actually had this trail built have had and continue to have a positive impact in Jamaica, but I doubt they built this trail with the sole intention of developing mountain biking in Jamaica. I suspect they built it because they love to bike and wanted a trail to ride when they and friends visit their property here. They certainly have, however, attempted to use the trail to grow biking and involve locals also. A small fleet of bikes was provided and a few of the locals have become skilled riders as a result. There have been some opportunities for people to be involved in maintaining the trail too. The trail has been ridden by a number of foreign riders too who specifically stayed in the area in order to ride the trail, so provided benefits for the larger community. For Jamaica as a whole the fact that this video came out and had been viewed by a decent number of people definitely has value. I’m not sure how that is calculated but I do know for a fact that the Jamaica Tourist Board gets excited whenever content is produced that shows a different side to the island, away from the usual stereotypes. It’s even more exciting for them if they don’t have to pay for this! I have more to add including an update on the state of the trail and future plans but have to get back to my day job...

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