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Kids Bikes - My View as a Dad and Instructor

Kids Bikes - My View as a Dad and Instructor

Content by Chris Wood Being a dad of fledgling cyclists and teaching mountain bike lessons to other people’s kids has taught me a lot about how to...
What's In That Pack Mister?

What's In That Pack Mister?

If you're wondering what instructors carry with them, on and off lesson, here's some insight into what is in that huge pack.
Getting Started With Indoor Training

Getting Started With Indoor Training

Whatever you’ve been up to since bike season wrapped up in the fall, if you plan on being bike-fit for the start of the season, you should consider doing some indoor training to get ready for your next epic bike season.  Check out our getting started guide for equipment and software suggestions and how to get started training indoors.
Indoor training with Zwift was a game changer for me!

Indoor training with Zwift was a game changer for me!

When I mention to friends that I am going to ride my trainer in the basement, often their response is, “Really, it sounds so boring?”.  Yes, it can be boring until you find out what works for you.  It took me 3 years to get a system in place that I liked.  Now I don’t just like it, I look forward to the regular exercise and fitness gains.

Fatbike Tire Pressures

Fatbike Tire Pressures

Fatbiking is still pretty new to most people and tire pressure can make-or-break a ride.  Check out our guide to getting your tires dialled for different conditions.
Ottawa-Gatineau Fatbike Trail Primer

Ottawa-Gatineau Fatbike Trail Primer

If you're looking for fatbike trail in Eastern Ontario, the Ottawa-Gatineau Fatbike Trail Primer covers where the trails are, trial maps, and how to ride them.  We have kick-ass trails. Come and try them!
We made our own hydration drink to fight cramps !

We made our own hydration drink to fight cramps !

This past season starting in early summer, I started getting pretty strong leg cramps in the middle of the night.   So we came up with our own drink recipe for better hydration during rides and to fight cramps afterwards.
Quick overview of Camp Fortune trails for Jennifer

Quick overview of Camp Fortune trails for Jennifer

Note: These are the 2017 Camp Fortune Trail Maps and don't show all of this year's changes.  They are pretty close though. Jennifer from Saint Sauv...
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Rider Question - New Bike - Carbon & Wheel Size?

We are regulalry asked, "Should I get a new bike?" and "What should I look for in a new bike?". 
Looking for somewhere new to ride?  Try Larose Forest!

Looking for somewhere new to ride? Try Larose Forest!

Setting Up Shop

Setting Up Shop

Well, after 2 years of planning and preparation, we're finally getting set up to start teaching.