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Nature and Nurture: Ian Ritz’s creative influences

“When I was a kid I would make my own skateboards in my dads’ shop. I had a very deliberate intent to make them a certain way,” Ian Ritz matter-of-factly reveals as he wanders about the Function Junction headquarters of Chromag in Whistler, the bike brand he founded out of necessity and inclination. 366 more words


Chromag Samurai 65 Build pics

I’m tired and I’ve gotten 14 miles on the Samurai. 3 on my little home loop and another 10+ on my “fast” trails in Oroville.  Basically I have to re-learn how to ride a hardtail fast.   250 more words

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New build. Chromag Samurai 65 - Handmade Steel hardtail.

Allright, a quick and dirty before the build posts begin.  I spent a lot of time thinking and checking specs on every steel hardtail I could find.   572 more words

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Nick Tingren - Back Home

from Chromag Bikes

Through the fog and in the woods, Nick Tingren explores some of the classics that the North Shore has to offer.
Video by Max Berkowitz. chromagbikes.com

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Chromag Bikes Show 'n' Shine

Each summer Chromag Bikes hold a Show ‘n’ Shine event where owners attempt to win the coveted Best In Show award. Well, not every owner goes for the win. 425 more words

Chromag 'Exile On Steel St' Prayer

I was asked to scribble a prayer for the start of the Chromag Bikes 10th anniversary (actually, the 11th) ride, Exile On Steel Street. The loose topic I was given was ‘why’. 573 more words


Chromag Family Album vol 2

The Sunshine Coast contingent came together for this one filmed by Nic Genovese. This family album features Brendan Howey, Kyle Norbraten, Dylan Dunkerton, Curtis Robinson, Logan Peat and Brandon Semenuk riding the buttery trails at the Coast Gravity Park, fresh loamy routes out of Brandon’s back yard, and some signature Coastal Crew builds.

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