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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,...

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...

Kulshan Quest

The Kulshan Quest is an adventure race that send teams of racers around a secret course on foot, mountain bike and kayak.

Clean bikes go faster

 A bike-cleaning tutorial By Callie Waldschmidt Photos by Brian Chapel With the onset of fall in the Pacific Northwest, cyclists rejoice. The dust of summer is subdued...

UFOiTeam investigates paranormal activity at Mount Baker

Recent UFO sighting reports prompt local group to take a closer look at the Mt. Baker area. By Pat Grubb We are not alone. Perhaps a few...

Triple sport adventuring on a long spring day

Story and photos by Alicia Lycan From the top of Mt. Baker to the shores of the Salish Sea, our Cascadian paradise holds endless possibilities....

Seduced by the Juice: An e-bike primer

By Pat Grubb A silent revolution in the cycling world that began in China and conquered Europe is now riding strong across North America. Electric bikes,...

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...

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...

Paradise Preserved: Easement secures permanent access to Galbraith Mountain

By Oliver Lazenby I. Evolution In the past 30 years, Galbraith Mountain has gone from a little-used patch of forest where dirt bikers twisted throttles through...