Six minutes of everyday mountain biking without a loud musical soundtrack. Superior editing and camerawork make this a delight to sit back and enjoy. Found at Bearback Biking — guided mountain bike tours in Whistler, BC.
Back in June, I posted about John McTaggart and his attempt to go coast to coast across the southern U.S. with the Pterosail, a pedal, sail, and electric-assist powered recumbent trike. Well, he’s done it! Check out this innovative machine and highlights of his journey in this 5 minute Youtube
If you missed the opportunity to join Ulrike Rodrigues at the Bike Doctor for her presentation of pictures and stories from her six month stay in Goa, you can still see the images and enjoy some excerpts of current Indian pop songs with this Youtube version of the show.
June 24th, 6pm – the Bike Doctor 137 West Broadway, Vancouver (across from MEC) Join the Bike Doctor for an Indian travel adventure. Based near the state capital of Panjim, Ulrike rode, wrote and photographed her time on two wheels for six months. Learn how to: stay cool cycling in tropical heat, drink
Learn how to: Cook high-altitude goodies easily with an inexpensive pressure cooker Shoot steadier video from your bicycle Keep your water bottles colder using a simple scientific principle. Thursday, May 21 – 6pm to 7pm Bike Doctor, 137 West Broadway (across from Mountain Equipment Co-op) A journey of a lifetime.
photo: Chris Keam One of my favourite films is the Spencer Tracy classic Bad Day At Black Rock. It’s not about someone taking the brown acid at Burning Man. It’s set in a tiny town in the Arizona desert. In the opening scene, Tracy disembarks with just a suitcase, at