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Gravel Pimp: Port Alberni to Cumberland Loop Part 2...

Day 3 – Wrong Turn

I made a serious mistake on the last day. I didn’t question the Google Maps bike route enough. I was so close to PA I could taste the ice cream and I wasn’t thinking straight. 1,042 more words

Mountain Biking

Gravel Pimp: Port Alberni to Cumberland Loop Part 1...

With a dirt bikepacking route sorted out from Lake Cowichan to Victoria I was eager to push northwards. I know the logging roads from Lake Cowichan to Port Alberni as I have driven them on my kiteboarding adventures. 2,458 more words

Mountain Biking

Krampi have landed!

I just noticed that The Fairfield Bicycle Shop has 3 Surly Krampus complete bikes in stock if you are Knard curious and on the island. The complete bikes seem very nice. 139 more words

Mountain Biking

The Girlz ride Terra Nova Trail...

Last time I went riding with Sharon and her friend J we left with J having two broken hands and Sharon could barely walk. That was an easy paced chill ride… ;) 721 more words


Blessed Silence!

As I was pounding along last weekend I suddenly realized something was missing from my usual ride experience – noise! My MTB has a Hope hub that sounds like angry bees making love when I coast. 225 more words

Bike Touring

Gravel Pimp - Got her done!

I spent a lot of time last year doing recon on a dirt route from Lake Cowichan to Victoria. With the Galloping Goose MUP mostly dirt from Sooke Potholes Park to Victoria it seemed straightforward to just find a route from Lake Cowichan to the potholes. 1,200 more words

Bike Touring