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How to Learn to Ride a Bike as an Adult

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Maybe your parents tried to teach you once when you were six years old, but you crashed into a tree and refused to ever get on a bike again. Or maybe no one ever tried to teach you—or you never wanted to learn. But now, several weeks into the pandemic, things have gotten boring. Your partner, your friends, your… Read more... #Cycling #Biking #Bikes

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Spring Bicycle Die Cuts

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With the weather getting nicer and many of us looking to keep busy during this virus shut down I’m seeing lots of people out walking and biking. Next time you and your family hop on and go for a bike … Read More... #Biking #Cutable #Scrapbook #DieCutting #Cycling

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Gravel Bikes Gain Traction

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If you’re still riding rural fence lines on your rusty Stumpjumper, and on the fence about the irrepressible rise of the gravel bike, it might be time to put assumptions like the image of the upstanding, Spandex-clad roadie aside. A gravel bike may not seem like a necessary addition to your two-wheeled toolset, but it may be the multi-tool that replaces half the outmoded machinery gathering dust in your garage. “This is quite possibly the most versatile series of bikes that ever existed,” touts Mojo Cyclery owner Morgan Johnson. “There are no holdbacks or drawbacks . . ..”  “You can...

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Grizzlies and Granny Gears: Fall Mountain Biking in Fernie, B.C.

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It’s early evening, and my riding buddy Nat and I are pedaling toward Brokeback Ridge on the wooded slopes of Fernie Provincial Park outside Fernie, B.C. Word on the trail is Brokeback, a mile-long black-diamond luge run, is on every Fernie local’s top five list. We hear a loud crash and branches snapping. We stop. Silence. Then a loud sandpapery scratching and a loud exhalation of (no doubt human flesh-tinged) breath. It’s certainly something big, and we’ve got grizzlies on the mind after having been warned away from several trails at Fernie Alpine Resort owing to bear activity earlier in...

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A growing number of female filmmakers, directors, producers, and subjects are broadening outdoor narratives on screen.

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It’s no secret that women are underrepresented in adventure films. But the paradigm is starting to shift. There’s a momentum among female filmmakers and stories they tell. And the growth of women-centric film festivals like “No Man’s Land” and the Women Sports Film Festival evidence this push even further. “The more we see of women in these mediums, the more we’ll see women in these sports,” said Aly Nicklas, director of “Blue,” a dream-like fat biking story full of female shredders. “There’s a cumulative impact of sharing these kinds of stories: My goal is to contribute towards showcasing the value of...

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