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Why I love mountain biking

A few weeks ago I was riding with a new friend of mine and we stopped for a minute to take in the absolute stunning gorgeousness that was being in the forest on Mt Fromme on a that beautiful sunny morning. And in that…

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June 12, 2015

Mountain Biking in West Sechelt

Today is one of those “corker” kind of days. The sun is shining. The kids are happily at a Spring Break camp for the day, and me and my bestie had 3 hours of exploring the XC trails of West Sechelt ahead of us.…

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March 16, 2015

Adventures at Coast Gravity Park

Today my good friend and I hit the Coast Gravity Park in beautiful Sechelt BC. None of our friends have been at the park before and we are still new to this whole bike park thing, and after our inaugural day at Whistler Bike…

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March 15, 2015

Whistler in June-uary

I know everyone pretty much east of the Rockies just hates us right now, but we here on the West Coast we are enjoying the fruits of an amazing El Nino winter (save for the poor ski hills). But, since these days I prefer…

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March 2, 2015

Teaching my kids to battle through adversity

We are up in Whistler this weekend and we were looking forward to a good rip on the hill since they have been getting something amazing snow recently….until now that is. Damn you Pineapple express! Its been pouring rain the past few days, and…

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January 24, 2015

Why Cabin Life Rocks….

Every year we are so fortunate to be able to escape the city and head up to our family cabin in the woods for a few days of R & R. Here are just a few of the reasons why I love cabin living…

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December 27, 2014

Hey girl, nice rack!

I have wanted a new rack for months and months now. I have deliberated the pros and cons long and hard and finally decided that a new rack was the only thing that was really going to make me happy in the long run…

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December 16, 2014

Family Camping at Riverside RV Resort

We have been home for a day now from an amazing week up in beautiful Whistler BC and I think I have detoxed enough to actually write a semi-coherent post on all of our team shenanigans. We were lucky to be able to book…

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August 6, 2014

Better than Prozac..

There was a great article last week on NSMB.com about Mountain Biking being like “nature’s prozac”. I can say from personal experience that this is 100% true. In fact, a little while ago I was in a funk, and not one of those “having…

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July 8, 2014

How I fell in love with a new sport

It’s been a bit of a rough year for me. Not sure if it was turning 40 something, or the fact that my kids are getting older, or that I am getting older, or that I still don’t’ feel quite like myself anymore nor…

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July 5, 2014