So you blinked and missed summer and now the first snows have started to fall. Don’t panic or pack your bike away yet though as late fall and winter have some great riding options – they just need a lot more careful planning than the ‘everything is great’ months of July-September.
If you haven’t heard or seen the images from the storm that has battered most of southern Alberta, including Calgary, Canmore, Moose Mountain and West Bragg Creek, then you must be living in a bubble. Over the last 48 hours many cities and towns across southern Alberta have declared a state of emergency and have evacuated areas in danger of being swept away by overflowing creeks and rivers.
Over 75 people showed up and signed in for the first of the season trail day hosted by Moose Mountain Bike Trail Society. The event was held at Moose Mountain and started at 10:30 am today. Volunteers gathered at Ing’s Mine Parking Lot to take part in building segment 2 of Family Guy, from Toothless to Billy Dog.
The Calgary Mountain Bike Alliance is looking to hire TWO trail builders to work on Ridgeback in July. If you would like to give back to the sport, while getting paid and learning a few things, please read the rest … Read More
We had a blast riding Race of Spades at Moose Mountain (K-Country) today. After driving the hour out from Canmore, we thought our day was done before it started when we found out that a pair of riding shoes were left behind. Luckily, we quickly learned that duct tape solves all problems when wrapped around a pair of ballet flats.