>> Sounds Great, but Vancouver city would be better than
>> Vancouver Island. I
>> have all of August off so the more days the better!
>Excellent. This is something I'd really like to persue, and hopefully invite
>whoever can go. Some questions:
>How far is Vancouver from Seattle?
>Approx. driving time?
Vancouver is about 2.5 hours drive north of Seattle
>What's in Vancouver city that's cool for riding?
>Why not Island? Too much further? Too remote? I was wanting to see some of
>the trails and toys I saw in the North Shore Extreme video.
The NSX video was filmed in Vancouver, not on Vancouver Island, and all the
cool technical trails are just North of Vancouver. Vancouver Island is
beautiful too, though, and has some fun cross-country riding.
>Do you have room for guests at your house?
Unfortunately since I'm not working for most of the summer I will be moving
out of my place and will probably camp at a rock climbing area north of
Vancouver, at Squamish. There's great camping and riding here, though, and
it's about 45 min from the area filmed in the video. Also, my parents have
a cabin at Whistler. It may be rented out, but there is a decent chance we
could stay there. It's a bit of a drive from the North Shore trails (2
hours), but there is good cross-country riding around here, too, and it is
>I don't know how long I'll have after NUC, but it would be great to at least
>come up and ride on one of the days after the convention. Anyone else
>interested? You've seen Kris ride, or read about him. No? Check out:
>Wouldn't you like to see and experience some of the trails that made him
>what he is?
>Stay on top,
>John Foss, the Uni-Cyclone
Kris Holm, B.Sc.
Geologist, Forestry Group,
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