Tag Archives: freeriding

Backcountry Lodge + Mountain Biking = Luxury

by Vince Hempsall, September 14, 2014

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For many of us backcountry skiers, the off season is spent whiling away the hours flipping through back issues of ski porn mags, attending the occasional CrossFit class and dreaming of the white stuff. But for others, the summer and autumn months are an opportunity to take part in another sport that has us climbing […]

Review of The North Face Downieville Colab Shorts and Wrencher Jersey

by Vince Hempsall, May 7, 2012

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In the past few years The North Face has been tiptoeing into the mountain bike clothing market to cater to the off-season whims of their pro ski athletes, such as Sage Cattabriga-Alosa. Then, at last year’s Interbike Show in Las Vegas, the company jumped in with both feet by announcing a partnership with Pro-Tec and […]