Video: Deakinator’s “Best of 2017”

Here’s my 2017 End of year edit from mass start races in the Megavalanche to podiums at the National champs to shredding with the worlds best across the Globe. Obviously serious banter and messing around. Riders including Loic Bruni, Brendan Fairclough, Sam Pilgrim, Sam Reynolds, Olly Wilkins, Bernard Kerr, Andrew Neethling, Jones Brothers, etc. So grab a cuppa and have a gander #OiOi    – Ben Deakin  Follow Ben:  Instagram \\   Facebook

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Event Highlights: MTB Mysuru 2018

The recent MTB Mysuru in Karnataka, India had a strong show by India’s national XC champs in attendance. 8 Laps on the 3.2kms course proved challenging in different ways for each rider. Here’s a quick clip from the hot day in Mysuru winters!   K Kiran Kumar Raju @ MTB Mysuru \\ Videos from Gopro by Deepak Majipatil & Krishna Kumar mounted on KKR.           RESULTS Elite Men Winner: Shiven AeroHawk 2nd: K Kiran Kumar Raju – Cyclist 3rd: Tejasvi Sam   Amateur Winner: Madhu Kumar 2nd: Santosh K 3rd: Vinay R   Masters…

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Resolutions: Partners in Grime – Quinn Moberg

Quinn Moberg Interview by Mike Berard MB: Do you remember the first time you met Felix? QM: It was around 2012 and we were at a Cycling BC team camp together. It was right before he moved to Quebec and he actually stayed at my house. And we weren’t friends, I had never met him. MB: And so you were both at a high level at that time? QM: For our age, yeah. We weren’t phenomes by any means. MB: You’re grinders? QM: Yeah, closer to that end of the…

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Resolutions: Partners in Grime – Felix Burke

For many, completing post-secondary schooling is a difficult task. For others, training and racing for Canada’s grueling weather is overwhelming. But what about doing both? Victoria, B.C. racers and roommates Felix Burke and Quinn Moberg manage to tackle an ambitious lifestyle consisting of equal parts education and maintenance of a competitive national ranking on Canada’s XC racing circuit. So, what does it take to race hard plus earn an Economics or Kinesiology degree in the off season? Teamwork and resilience. The Rocky Mountain/7Mesh riders know that success means more than…

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