Category Archives: 2018bike

Save Montana Trails in the Bitterroot Valley – comments by December 18, 2018

Yet another massive amount of Montana alpine and subalpinetrails are slated for closure this time in the Bitterroot Valley near Hamilton, Montana.   This is different than the other Montana trail closures slated for the Helena area. The US Forest Service … Continue reading

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Review: FSA components, Magura MT brakes, Manitou Mattoc

Review: FSA components, Magura MT brakes, Manitou Mattoc My review of the Cove Hunner Ti 29er relies largely on a review of a Ti 29er hardtail spec’ed out with selected components. My selection included a mix of Manitou, FSA and … Continue reading

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Review: Cove Ti Hummer 29er Hardtail

“Don’t let your summer be a bummer. Get yourself a Hummer” – Chaz Romalis Introduction Cove’s Ti Hummer 29er hardtail is a long-rumoured long-awaited reintroduction of a classic North Shore hardtail aimed at aggressive technical terrain. It will be be … Continue reading

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Save Montana Biking Trails in the Helena area- provide comments by Oct 9, 2018

Montana Trails are once again under threat of closure due to vast sections of alpine accessible trails being forbidden for mountainbiking. For more in-depth comment on this issue read this piece by Vernon Felton previously on Pinkbike about why mountainbiking … Continue reading

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LIABILITY FOR COMMERCIAL TRAILS OPERATIONS IN B.C: (or ride at your own risk in B.C. bikeparks) – part 2

Case comment Jamieson vs Whistler Part 1 deals with liability for non-commercial trailwork in BC.  Read more here Introduction Jamieson vs Whistler is a British Columbia Supreme Court decision rendered on June 19, 2017. Blake Jamieson was rendered a quadriplegic following a … Continue reading

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LIABILITY FOR NON-COMMERCIAL TRAILWORK IN BRITISH COLUMBIA (and some parts of Canada)

THE OCCUPIERS LIABILITY ACT – Part 1 Introduction This article summarizes law in British Columbia, Canada concerning liability arising from NON-COMMERCIAL trailwork on recreational trails. This article doesn’t concern itself with liability of commercial operations (bikeparks or any areas where an … Continue reading

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Forbidden; a Montana Roadtrip. Part 3 – Line Creek Plateau & Big Snowy Mountains/Ice Caves

Following our rides in the Lionhead we took our time wandering through Yellowstone National Park and then over towards our next destination just south of Red Lodge Montana via the Beartooth Highway. We ended up getting a campsite at the … Continue reading

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Forbidden; a Montana Roadtrip. Part 2 – Continental Divide Trail and the Lionhead

We took our sweet time getting from Hamilton to the Lionhead area driving due E over Skalkaho Pass from Hamilton then made our way to the area I’ll euphemistically call “West Yellowstone”. Eventually we found the highly recommended Cliff Point Campground. … Continue reading

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Forbidden; a Montana Roadtrip. Part 1 – Bitterroot Valley, Hamilton

In August of 2018, Sharon and I went on a roadtrip to Montana to look at what really matters for mountain-biking; Trails. I don’t feel terribly pressured to ride alpine or subalpine trails. These are rare treasures enjoyed when weather … Continue reading

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The Infinity Pools Traverse – Cassiope to Joffre Lakes

Ride between Whistler and Pemberton
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