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No Stumpjumper Trail Crew for me :(

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Well I didn’t get shortlisted.  Although I’m really not surprised since I don’t lead group rides (not lately anyway) and I haven’t formed some sort of club outside of my own group of friends.  However, I am surprised Colin wasn’t picked.  I get to see how much effort he puts into maintaining and organizing things for the Island Cup Series (DH and XC races here on Vancouver Island) among others, plus he’s a HUGE Specialized Fan.  So now I’m REALLY curious to see who was picked.  I’ve been keeping a close eye on @iamspecialized on Twitter and I suspect this crew is all American.  I wonder if there’s liability issues for choosing people from other countries? (more…)

Anxiously Waiting…

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

I checked my Twitter account this morning and saw this:

@iamspecialized Meeting in one hour to finalize Stumpjumper Trail Crew entries with the rest of the MTB team. Final announcement very soon.about 4 hours ago from TweetDeck

I can’t wait to see who they choose!  I’ve been watching the blogs come in and have my list of favourites (and of course Colin and I are on that list!) so it’ll be interesting to see who actually makes it…

Interested in reading some of the blogs?  You can find them here.

Specialized Trail Crew

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Me on Tomato Creek

A chance to demo a 2010 Specialized Stumpjumper FSR for a year and all I have to do is write about it? Is this for real? Those were my exact thoughts when I heard about this contest so I figured, why not?

I could start my blog by going on about my days riding with an old beater of a hardtail and bore you all with my cycling history… Instead I thought I’d tell you a little a story about when my life changed forever. It all started when I moved back to Vancouver Island in the fall of 2007 and a little trail called “Bucket of Blood”. This was my first real introduction to the world of mountain biking. (more…)

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