When I first started riding, I actually broke C7-T1 power driving into the ground at the end of a burly rock roll. My inexperience and momentary lapse in focus resulted in braking on wooden transition which was slippery and ultimately led to hammering right into earth beside it. It was my first serious injury and as you can imagine, has let to a precarious relationship with rock slabs. I replay it all the time and for a longtime, I let it do the talking. I’d stand on top of rolls and there would be no way that I could connect my body and mind to get down. Time helped heal and wise friends like @jaimerhill who taught me all about visualization have made it possible to tame these bad boys once more. 📸: @olliegregoryjones
Things are looking silky smooth up on Pali Gap thanks to some recent trail work. Interested in helping out? There’s one more Toyota Trail Series work day this Saturday on Twisted Sisters from 10-1. We have the tools, just bring your gloves. #MtbVernon 📸: @ernestbru9
And although the colours and temperature are fading fast, it’s always autumns task to save the best for last. We’re far from finished yet. Enjoy your tacky turns and frosty berms, slow soft light and quick hot laps. The trails are the best they’ve ever been, and I hope you’ll make time to soak up the scene!
💬/📷: @dylansherrard, 🚲: @sorenfarenholtz | #explorekamloops
Fall time feelers 🍁🍂🌞
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This time of year, for me, is all about reconnecting with close pals on epic rides in perfect conditions. I love where I live and the people I call friends... and wouldn’t dare think of changing that ❤️
It almost slipped my mind, the way that frost will sort of fluff up the trail. But I’m quickly remembering as I pump and pop along this leaf ridden path to the tune of tires thumping in the loamy earth. Feeling weightless, finding traction anywhere I lean. The world whizzing past and filling my peripherals with a brilliant glowing blur.
💬/📷: @dylansherrard, 🚲: @lachlansillitoe | #explorekamloops
This is me pointing at some wood that I don’t like to ride. Splendid. Check out the latest video of mine with @bcpov negotiating Treasure Trail in Squamish! The hardest trail in town...