Category Archives: Photos
Trail Dogs are the Best!

Words by Morgan Taylor

There’s nothing like getting rubber side up in the woods with your buds, two legs or four. My dog Denver shreds just as hard, if not harder than me, and will stay 6″ off my wheel even in the dustiest conditions. All with a smile on his face. Here’s to the loam eating, corner shredding, stick chasing dogs of the trail! (PS: the Ice Cream Truck is now 27.5+… update soon!)

Aug 24, 2015 20 comments
Bike Jerks 10th Anniversary Kits
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Photos by Marty Wood

To celebrate their 10th anniversary, Bike Jerks have just launched a kit pre-order. There’s a lot of great information up on the Bike Jerks blog, so head over to check it out. If you’d like to pre-order, you can do so at Podiumwear. Production will take 4-weeks.

Aug 18, 2015 5 comments
Ash at Track Nationals with Affinity

Photos by Kyle Kelley

Last weekend was Track Nationals in Los Angeles. Affinity Cycles’ racer Ash Duban was competing in the event at the VELO Sports Center and Kyle from Tracko was on hand to photograph her. There’s a great photo gallery up at Affinity Cycles, with a lot of behind the scenes shots, so go check it out.

Aug 11, 2015 Comments are OFF
I’m Heading West this Weekend

… and it’s probably gonna look something like this. I’ll be in San Francisco for a week or so before popping down to Los Angeles for another week. Some of my favorite stories come from California and I can’t wait to make more.

Aug 7, 2015 4 comments
The Radavist 2015 Calendar: August

This is the eighth layout of the Radavist 2015 Calendar, entitled “Los Padres”. The camera, film and location are noted on the bottom left of the document.

With the summer in Texas, comes unbearable heat and an instinctual behavior to retreat to the far western reaches of the United States for some Cali vibes. The Los Padres mountains are by no means “cool” this time of year, but I’ll take an extra 15º any day. With tonality like this and endless possibles for road and dirt excursions, maybe it’s time to relocate… permanently.

For a high-res JPG, suitable for print and desktop wallpaper*, right click and save link as – The Radavist 2015 Calendar – August. Please, this photo is for personal use only!

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Aug 3, 2015 3 comments
Meshkat’s Mosaic Cycles XS-1 Cross – Morgan Taylor
Meshkat's Mosaic Cycles XS-1 Cross – Morgan Taylor

Words and photos by Morgan Taylor

Pristine. That’s how every bike starts out. Every build has its moment of perfection before it succumbs to a life of abuse – cross bikes especially so.

When I walked into Kelowna, BC’s The Lions Cyclery, recently opened by former Vancouverites Meshkat Javid and Ryan Lidstone, that moment of perfection was oh-so-apparent. These two are building the shop’s reputation on “a higher standard of fit and function” – and having worked with both of them in the past, I know that means an obsessive attention for detail during the bike building process. (more…)

Aug 3, 2015 17 comments