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When Winter Has the Trails Buried, Transition Bikes Head Across the Bay

 

We are fortunate to call Bellingham, WA our home. Surrounded by amazing trails, in a climate mild enough for riding almost the entire year. But last year, winter had a strong grip on the landscape, locking up all the trails with snow and ice. So last February we called our good friend Matt with Targa Boats, and lined up a trip across the bay, to a magical little spot known as Orcas Island.

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After the quick boat ride, riding started right from the dock to ascend Mt. Constitution.

PhotoTR co-owners, Kyle and Kevin.

The top of Mt. Constitution offers a stunning view of Mt. Baker and the Bellingham area.

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Running a bike company is a full time job, plus a little more. Days like this are a perfect reminder to Kevin and Kyle of where it all started, and why they work so hard to make a company based around riding.

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The Sentinel is the perfect bike for outings like this, when you never know what you're gonna get. An all day epic pedal, serious chunky terrain, or a quick jump session, the Sentinel does it all.

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Big thanks to our captain, Matt Hardin at Targa Boats for leading us on this journey.

  • Riders: Kyle Young and Kevin Menard, the co-owners of Transition Bikes
  • Photos: Oliver Parish
  • Video: Skye Schillhammer
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