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I have been doing this Crankworx thing for a while now, both at work and on what little time I take off during the event. Here are some things I have learned. It gets hot The lines get long at certain times of the day Some trails (usually the ones you want to ride) are closed […]

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19th July
2014

The World Dictionary describes an expert as, “a person who has extensive skill or knowledge in a particular field”. Presumably said skill and / or knowledge comes from lengthy experience in the particular field the expert has expertise in. By that definition I can safely (no pun intended) call myself an expert at getting injured. I started my […]

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9th July
2014
TOTW2

I’m not sure if anyone else ever experiences this phenomenon, it is a vivid dream where I am trying to get somewhere or do something and it seems there is a constant stream of hurdles or tasks I have to do before I get there. In the end the dreams always end before I get […]

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The Dirt Merchant

I found out recently that honey is the only food item on the planet that never goes off. It may crystalize and get a bit hard but it can always be brought back to a soft state with slow warming and is edible either way. Dirt Merchant is like honey. The trail has smooth flowing texture, comes in a […]

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New Dirt Merchant

If you have been to the Park already this season you will no doubt have noticed the amount of construction taking place around the base area. One of these projects is the expansion of the GLC’s iconic Apres Patio. The new patio when complete will be considerably larger than the old one, so much so […]

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Well, truth be told I missed most of what happened above the base area due to a lingering injury that kept me off my bike (which is killing me slowly). In the name of honest reporting I hired my perhaps biased bike-crazy superfriend Lacy Kemp to report on the weekend for you, and it goes a […]

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13th May
2014

Walk the dog Drop off two DH bikes to get tuned Pick up new XC bike (XC is a synonym Enduro for anyone who has forgotten) Write a Park update Confirm final trail inventory for opening Mount sponsor sign package on Fitz railing Set up Bike Park map and info signs bottom of the park Confirm bike wash setup […]

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Lula Darquier looking pinned on A-Line

On Friday May 16, Whistler Mountain Bike Park will open for the season thanks to the hard work of the trail crew army. Trail crew battled snow, weather, drainage, and other obstacles to dig, pack and shape the berms, jumps, and trails. This work will allow for a fantastic opening day with the majority of […]

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22nd April
2014

“What are you doing to get the Park ready for opening and what trails will be ready?” “Can we come and film some shots on the trails this week to get people hyped?” “Which trails are clear so we can hike up and get a few pre-laps in?” I get these questions posed to me […]

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Zombies seem to be a popular thing these days, so much so that there are now Zombie Walk groups forming in cities around the world. The concept of the Zombie Walk is that you join a group, dress up like the undead and meet in a local park, mall or campus to go for a shamble. […]

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