I have been on the road for seven weeks now and haven’t had much time to keep up to date…
Have recently returned from Germany, Nepal, Bali and California.
Here, I follow Focus Bikes team rider, Joe Connell, through some of Stuttgart, Germany’s most fun trails:
I was able to get a final ride in Monterey, California, that made my trip. Hope you like it!
Built up my new Focus SAM for my upcoming trips. I can’t say enough great things about this beautiful new machine.
Spank: Wheels, Saddle, Bar, Stem and Saddle
Marzocchi: Fork, Rear Shock and Dropper Post
Shimano: Cassette, Derailleur, Cranks, Chain and Brakes
Hope you like it as much as I do!
I had the amazing opportunity to escape winter conditions in BC, to go visit the Focus Bikes headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany. It was 16 degrees and the dirt was perfect. Here, I am doing a kick-ass jump trail with teammate, Joe Connell. Shot on my GoPro HERO7 black, on our Focus SAM2 ebikes.
Home for a few days and then headed off to Nepal, with Haku Expeditions, to guide a trip. Follow along on instagram for daily updates and videos.
We haven’t had much of a winter, here, in North Vancouver. However, the dirt has been excellent.
I shot this with my Gopro HERO7 black
I travel to Cusco, Peru, every year to guide an epic mountain bike trip with Haku Expeditions.
The trip is always a blast due to the amazing terrain and always excited guests.
We are based at 12 000 ft in Cusco and do shuttle drops from up to 15 000 ft.
We are doing this trip again next November as well as beginning a trip to Nepal, March ‘19.
Please send me an email, if you would like to join these amazing trips!
Hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
Sometimes it is important just to ride with the boys and enjoy yourself.
Brian Lopes and I were on a GoPro shoot earlier this week and had time to do a fun lap with our buddy, Ben Ketler. This trail was insanely fun!!!
Hope you enjoy the lap of Khleeway!
Filmed on my GoPro HERO6.
I have been slow with the posting but this ride at Retallack Lodge was definitely worth taking the time. Super smokey up there and I am so pleased to finally see some rain, to help with these forest fires. I used the GoPro, Fusion, 360 cam that delivers and crazy new angle and insane stabilization.
I am very excited for this season. Just signing with Goodyear Bike Tires, to help develop and drive the iconic automotive brand in the mountain bike industry.
It's only going to get better!
Winter hit hard here in Vancouver. Some people may get discouraged by the stormy weather and others take advantage of the snowy hills. I chose the ladder this year and enjoyed the cross training in insane conditions that we received.
I think it's healthy to take a little bit of time off the bike and do something else. Strengthens unnatural muscle groups you wouldn't always be using. Forces you to see the terrain differently and learn new reactions.
However, I am ready for warmer weather and sunny conditions at Crankworx, NZ. Trails have been snowy here and difficult to find the motivation in the freezing temperatures.
This was a rad day with good friend, Margus Riga, captured on my GoPro HERO6
These trails are stunning, close to death but stunning. You may not be able to enjoy the scenery while you ride but you will be thoroughly engaged by the trail.
If you haven't been night riding before, the idea can be terrifying. However, the experience is excellent and it will broaden your riding hours throughout the short days of the winter.
Just returned from an eventful media camp, hosted by Rocky Mountain Bicycles. The terrain was extremely fun and the perfect zone to have the media test the new "Pipeline" and "Instinct."
I took it upon myself to capture some of the most fun sections of trail in the "North Fruita" cycling area, with my GoPro HERO 6. Very excited to be using the new GoPro. The new settings and overall quality make any footage "post ready" and easy for consumer use.
I travel all over the world but the best riding to me will always be at home, in North Vancouver.
A solid example right here.
I haven't been sharing as much as I should be and will make a better effort of keeping up to date.
Had a blast coaching at Highland Bike Park. This place is a breeding ground for talent. Flawless terrain and large features right at your fingertips.
Make sure to check it out when you plan your next mountain bike adventure!
We ended up riding a nasty piece of singletrack on the edge of a very exposed cliff. Being in Peru, we should have been more cautious of such a hazard. When you get sucked into that zone of focus, there's no looking back, only forward.