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Everesting: Why I climbed 29,029 feet in one sadistic bike ride

By Spencer Paxson One morning in late July I set out on a mountain bike ride to Chuckanut Mountain, pedaling up its western flank along...

Locally owned, globally known

Locally owned, globally known, by Ian Ferguson. The owners and employees of Transition, a Ferndale-based mountain bike company, are a funny bunch. Call their headquarters and the guy on the voicemail will walk you through the menu in a Hank Hill Texas drawl. Check the...

Well-Earned Beers: What is it about beer and outdoors culture?

  By Aubrey Laurence For many outdoor enthusiasts, it’s almost assumed that after a day of adventure, beers will be shared at a local brewpub. Look...

Surfing the Canvas: A Q&A with Todd Fischer

Todd Fischer calls himself a surf artist. Inspired by the three-dimensional and dynamic nature of waves, his paintings often depict surf in a colorful and...

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.

A wet and wild ride: Ski to Sea 2013

Conditions were soggy but competition was fierce at this year’s Ski to Sea, in which 500 teams skied, ran, biked and paddled the brutal...

Postcards: Whidbey Island’s Kettles Trail system

From the Whidbey Island Bicycle Club The Kettles Trail System is a jewel stationed between Oak Harbor and Coupeville on Whidbey Island. The area gets...

Clean, Drain, Dry: A Bellingham program tackles underwater invasives

Story and photos by Ben Whitney Not exactly the poster children for environmental crisis, zebra and quagga mussels and other invasive freshwater species have...

Winter 2017 photo gallery

                   

Bellingham Grind Corps’ take on the “gravel grind”

By Oliver Lazenby Bellingham cyclist Kerri Love went on her first Bellingham Grind Corps ride after seeing the group’s logo – a white-on-black road bike...