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BEHIND THE SCENES: TRAIL 429 LAUNCH

BEHIND THE SCENES: TRAIL 429 LAUNCH

My forehead pushed into the airplane window as the clouds parted and we descended over Seattle. If you live in the arid American West, you never forget the first time you fly into the Pacific Northwest. It’s a region and ecosystem teeming with life that leaves a lasting impression on you. Our journey would take us far outside metro Seattle, to a place with no stop lights, only accessible by boat or plane.

An hour-long ferry ride through the San Juan Archipelago took us through hundreds of islands between Vancouver Island and the continental mainland. Our destination, Orcas Island, is...


Fear and Progression – A Dynamic Duo

Fear and Progression – A Dynamic Duo

We have all been there.

That one feature that stops you dead in your tracks, that jump we always avoid or that ride around we always take. While it may feel as though most of the internet is conquering bigger and more daunting jumps, for many riders the struggle with fear is still very real. And although fear is uncannily natural and can be healthy, it can also be debilitating. 

I am lucky to have access to world-class knowledge here in Queenstown – in particular the insanely inspiring and talented women who are learning, competing, and pushing from beginner...


Bike-love

Bike-love

Bike love, in my opinion is a slow burning flame that sings unconditional love. Your bike is your tool to opening a whole realm of opportunity, gratitude and appreciation and it will always be there for you.

For The Love Of It

For The Love Of It

Kelsey Timpany

27 years old and hailing from little New Zealand, Kelsey is here to share tales of mountain biking from down under.


Swenson & Grant Win BWR Cedar City

Swenson & Grant Win BWR Cedar City

Stan's-Pivot riders Keegan Swenson and Rose Grant dropped a gravel hammer aboard the Vault at the inaugural Belgian Waffle Ride 125-mile mixed terrain race in Cedar City, Utah.