August 7, 2012
There are festivals and there are parties, and there's Whistler Crankworx. To thrive and survive this ten-day explosion of good times, great music and fantastic biking you're gonna need a little help. Here's a survival guide. Giv'r."
August 1, 2012
Whistler artist Chantelle Pellerin rides the singletrack between dream and reality as she scores a chance to be one of the first people to test-ride Whistler's new "Top of the World" bike trail.
July 12, 2012
Chromag Bikes is a homegrown Whistler company producing frames and components right here in Whistler. In this exclusive Insider video Chromag owner Ian Ritz talks about riders love affairs with their bikes and why Whistler is the ideal place to test, develop and build some of the best bike components on the market.
June 12, 2012
Whistler's cross-country bike trails offer something for every skill level, as our dedicated Insider correspondent learned after signing up for a Monday Nite Ride with the Whistler Off Road Cycling Association. Ride on, rain or shine!
May 9, 2012
How does skiing in the morning then paddleboarding in the afternoon then a round of twilight golf sound? Or what about snowmobiling, bike park and some disc golf? Spring in Whistler is all about the multi-sport day so check out what the locals are doing to enjoy the sun.
May 4, 2012
The Whistler Mountain Bike Park opens May 18, but only thanks to the crew who shovel all last winter's snow out of the way. We talk to park manager Brian Finestone about what exactly goes on before the real fun begins. Get ready to get muddy.
September 15, 2011
Full-face helmet. Check. Body armor. Check. Nerves of steel? Nope. A self-proclaimed "poster child for soft almost non-adventure", Mary Zinck has some interesting insights about one of Whistler's favorite summer activities — ripping it up in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park.
July 26, 2011
When you land in Mountain Bike Mecca, with 400+km of trails unravelling around you, where do you begin? Professional freerider and bike coach Lisa Lefroy suggests the classic A River Runs Through It, and gives the low-down on what you'll need if you want to session your way to mastery. (Bug spray. Leg armour. A buddy. And treats.)
July 6, 2011
Inspired by the Tour de France? Are your pre-dawn dreams interrupted by the unfolding quest for the yellow jersey? Are you training for a forthcoming GranFondo? The Whistler Insider rounds up the best road rides in and around Whistler, plus training tips for the skinny-tire set, to reveal the area's slick and speedy cycle side.
June 29, 2011
Here, we’ve rounded up a host of free summer Slow Cycles and Cruiser Adventures so that huck or cruise, whichever way you roll, the power of the pedal is with you.