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Adventures in Cyclocross

By Spencer Paxson Alpinist Fred Beckey once said of mountaineering, “an adventurous goal helps one discover those essential human qualities – curiosity, patience, fear, alertness,...

Meet the new director of Cascade Cross, Bellingham’s cyclocross series

By Benjamin Whitney Bellingham is home to what may be the Pacific Northwest’s rowdiest cyclocross race series. Cyclocross races typically include dirt, grass and pavement,...

Bikepacking in Chile and Argentina

By Cory Tarilton Photos by Lauren Dunn Many changes signal the end of summer in the Pacific Northwest. The mountains shed their green hues in exchange...

Cascadia Classics

Pro mountain biker Spencer Paxson shares some of his favorite trails.

Horticycling

Mixing it up is helpful for many things - growing a garden, living a happy life and, it turns out, maintaining a successful mountain biking career.

Suspension-Whisperer: Duke Pakdee of Alleycat Bike Shop makes it as a...

Story by Benjamin Whitney Photos by Anne Cleary If you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade, you may not realize that Bellingham’s mountain...

Dial in your bike fit

These easy adjustments can make for a much better bike ride.

All the trails: Riding all the mountain bike trails in Bellingham...

By Spencer Paxson On a dim and drizzly Sunday afternoon I lugged my bike up the steep hill to my house after a long ride....

Galbraith Mountain changes hands but stays open for play

The bulk of Bellingham’s mountain bike mecca sold early this summer, but its new owners have been working on the mountain since 2010. Polygon Financial...

Bellingham Traverse

A RACE FOR THE KIDS   The Bellingham Traverse celebrates the salmon life-cycle. Celebrating the life cycle of wild salmon and the natural and urban challenges...