Upcoming Kids Programs

It’s April and that means it’s time for the NOCS kids programs! Sprockids is an annual program in Vernon where kids get to come and learn bike skills and have fun in a group environment! I’ll be a volunteer coach for this program again this year and I can’t wait to get out and get…

BC Cup #4, National Champs & the Muddbunnies Camp!

AKA – I’m so tired… Day 1 – Practice This was the first time I actually got to get some practice in on Friday! I rearranged my work schedule because of the Muddbunnies Camp on Saturday. I got up early and headed out to Sun Peaks Friday earrrrrly Friday morning. I missed out on online…

Trail Tips: Wet Features

I had planned for my next TT to have something to do with hills, but it’s been so rainy here and I get questions all the time about how to treat wet features. Wooden features are something that quite a lot of people find intimidating even when dry, and their scariness just amplifies when they get…

Silver Star Super Season Start

I’ve returned to Silver Star for my third year of coaching and I’m happy to say that the season start has been pretty fantastic this year. Despite the rainy weather, dedicated riders are still making it out to shred at the hill! (Lots of wet roots and wood discussion in the clinics!) We have twice as…

Guest Coach for Okanagan Bike Skills

As it turns out – blogging has been more of a challenge for me than I had anticipated. I have always enjoyed writing poetry but it turns out that keeping things verbose and interesting at the same time is somewhat of a talent. My real job has been keeping me busy this month so I…

Trail Tips: Muddy Sections

Novice blogger that I am, I was chatting with a friend and trying to figure out what to write about, when he suggested that I write a little about tackling different scenarios when out riding. Welcome, Trail Tips! (Thanks Ross!) There are a few different ways to tackle muddy sections (or muddy days) but what we…

Sprockids Leader

Sprockids is an 8 week kids riding program that teaches mountain bike riding skills. The program is designed to teach participants with the chance to experience success no matter what their ability level. The introduction to riding is broken down into fifty five skills and four different levels where each new concept builds into previous…