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The zen of spinning both ways

By Luca Williams To be honest, I don’t get people’s love for spins, grabs and flips. But my kid does and I love my kid...

After years of change Gear Aid is spreading its philosophy of...

By Oliver Lazenby For people who use Gear Aid products, Pat Kennedy’s first experience with the company may sound familiar. The first time he wore...

All things bicycle on display at the Seattle Bike Show

Thousands of local bicycle enthusiasts and industry folks flocked to the Seattle Bike Show like spokes to a hub last weekend.  The annual event at...

Cosmic Dirt: New local clothing brand strives for outdoor inclusivity

By Elizabeth Kimberly Here in Bellingham, many of us seek the flow state. You know it: That sensation where you’re fully immersed in the moment,...

Unwind the effects of hiking with a heavy pack

By Luca Williams In the time I’ve known my husband, he’s only ever gone backpacking, reluctantly, with our oldest son or myself. When I...

Highway 542 to be redirected after Nooksack erodes nearby bank

Highway 542 will be realigned after the Nooksack River eroded the bank near Glacier, WA and Mt. Baker.

Recon Racks: a local fabricator’s quest to build a better bike...

Story by Oliver Lazenby Bike rack anxiety goes like this: you’re bouncing up a dirt road to the trailhead. A rack full of bikes is...

Snowshoes and Brews: Destinations for winter trails and beer

By Brandon Fralic When the lowlands succumb to sogginess and the highlands are buried in snow, there’s one thing that gets me through Northwest winters:...

How to stimulate feet for better balance

Story and photo by Luca Williams So there I was – on the coast of Kenya hoeing corn and collecting coconuts. My friend’s great-grandmother, working...

Calf stretches for snowboarders

Story and photos by Luca Williams It was in the middle of the snowboarding season when my calves, especially my back leg, decided to become...