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Video: hopping and rocking on a camelback skinny

Video: How often do I fail when sessioning difficult obstacles like this log skinny?

Video: ratcheting & track stand skills provide more precision for cleaning this boardwalk skinny

El Gato returns to his Northfield roots, draws the heat

2011 Cuyuna Lakes MTB grand opening toast: Gary Sjoquist, Hans Rey, John Gaddo, Jeff VerinkThe day I rediscovered mountain biking also happened to be the day I met John Gaddo (AKA ‘El Gato’). It was the grand opening weekend of the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike Trails back in June of 2011 and he was chauffeuring Hans “No way” Rey around, one of his many duties as a QBP staffer. I happened to be at a Crosby, MN pub when he and Hans came in for beers and dinner with Gary Sjoquist, Advocacy Director for QBP and Jeff Verink, sales rep with GT Bicycles. John told me he grew up in my hometown of Northfield, was into bicycle trials, and we’ve been colleagues ever since.

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Guest post on Singletracks.com: The Jumping Dismount – 10 Drills to Make You Safer When Bailing Off High Skinnies

singletracks jumping dismount articleI have another guest blog post on Singletracks. com today:

The Jumping Dismount: 10 Drills to Make You Safer When Bailing Off High Skinnies

It’s my fifth guest post for them. The others:

 

Guest post on Singletracks.com: Why Lowering Your Seatpost for Skinnies and Other Technical Terrain Reduces Your Odds of Getting Injured

guest post singletracks lowering seatI have a guest blog post on Singletracks. com today:

Why Lowering Your Seatpost for Skinnies and Other Technical Terrain Reduces Your Odds of Getting Injured

It’s my fourth guest post for them. The others: