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Bellingham’s growing mountain bike trail network

By Ian Haupt It’s overwhelming how many mountain bike trails there are in Bellingham. Galbraith Mountain, which for years has been touted as having over...

Galbraith parking lot project gets funding

Safe public parking available spring 2022 by Ian Haupt In October, Recreation Northwest executive director Todd Elsworth presented the Whatcom Mountain Bike Coalition (WMBC) with a...

How to Get Your Kids Into Mountain Biking

By Adam Nelson of Spokester.com While many of us enjoy spending time outside and getting active, it’s no secret that our younger generations are far...

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,...

Blue Steel: The birth of Transition Bikes’ new mega jump line...

    By Skye Schillhammer Photos by Oliver Parish Blue Steel started as a glimmer of an idea that seemed too far-fetched to even happen. But from the...

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...

Spring 2020 photo gallery

Q&A: Grant Gunderson on his photography career, safety in the backcountry,...

For more than 15 years, Bellingham-based photographer Grant Gunderson has shot for ski publications around the world and exposed skiers to destinations ranging from...

Evil Bikes’ New Headquarters: A slice of MTB heaven

A Q&A with Kevin Walsh by Benjamin Whitney The red hot brand Evil Bikes is known for defying tradition when it comes to developing mountain...

Ground Keeper Fenders: Adding soul to the boring black fender

By Todd Elsworth When it comes to mountain bike fenders, graphic designer Keely Shannon’s attitude is, if you dream it, she can print it. When Keely...