Trail Jargon of the Month – Dab

Trail Jargon of the Month – Dab

DAB /dab/ verb. . Essentially the Mountain Biker’s version of a mulligan. The classic do over! . Perfection is the goal, and when it comes to riding that means keeping your feet on the pedals. Unfortunately, roots and rocks can act as ‘flow’ killers and a dab is...
2020 AGM Recap

2020 AGM Recap

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our first ever virtual Annual General Meeting on November 26th, 2020! We had a lot of great discussion and questions from those present and if you are looking for more info on the NSMBA, where and how to send to feedback, news,...
Fromme Parking Lot Closure – Dec 7th-11th

Fromme Parking Lot Closure – Dec 7th-11th

Please note that there will be no vehicle access to the main Fromme parking lot from December 7th to December 11th as the main gate at the top of Mountain Highway will be closed. The District of North Vancouver (DNV) will be conducting improvements on the road during...
November 2020 Trail Update

November 2020 Trail Update

Check out some of the work that’s been going on this past month! More skinnies on Slash – Photo by Dave Clendenan Lots of fresh dirt on Pennzoil Drains, rock armouring and fresh dirt on Leppard Strengthening berms on Expresso Baden Powell from Mtn Hwy to...
Trail Jargon of the Month: Berm

Trail Jargon of the Month: Berm

BERM /brr-mm/ noun Generally attributed to a banked corner on a trail meant to allow riders to smoothly turn. Typically constructed using mineral soil (also known as dirt / gold). For best results while riding – to avoid overshooting the top and damaging the...
October 2020 Trail Update

October 2020 Trail Update

Nothing beats trail work in the Fall. With the advent of the rainy season, it makes the dirt perfect for raising the trail bed, protecting routes and shaping the perfect berm. From a new reroute on Pangor (look for the orange flagging tap), a rebuilt drop on Imonator...