fun times

Fun Times – Vintage Snowboard Edit

I picked up a vintage Sims deck earlier this summer, en route from California right now actually, and my boy Jon has an old-school Burton. I fully intend to ride that minty Sims ATV a few times this winter. This is what I have in mind: FUN TIMES from Brendan Joe on Vimeo. “Fun Times”…

Crystal Mountain Resort - view from the top of Buck trail

Crystal Mountain Season Pass Sale

Crystal Mountain announces a 10-day preseason sale on season passes. You’ve got until September 5th to take advantage of the discounted rates. The Crystal Premiere pass is normally $379 but right now it is discounted to $319, with similar discounts on teen and junior passes. Crystal’s Premiere + 2 pass also includes unlimited cross-country skiing,…

Ride Helix Snowboard

2015 Ride Helix Snowboard Review

Continuing my all-mountain kick at Test Fest this year, the Ride reps put me on the Alter Ego (review coming soon) the Helix, which has a crazy asymmetric shape. Note: Ride currently has this listed as a “park” board on their website. I’m not sure that’s correct, I was told it’s A/M Freestyle and a…

Leo bonking some barrel at Crystal Mountain, MI

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MAN?

Description: Super sexy asian snowboarder Age: 32 Height: Asian Additional information: He likes Belgian ales, long walks on the beach, and recently got in to vaping. I think the vapers might have abducted him. Markings or identifying characteristics: Often seen wearing Oakley goggles, and occasionally moonglights as the fifth Teletubby: Last known whereabouts: I have…

Boyne Highlands Bike Park

Mountain Biking at Boyne Highlands Bike Park

Last weekend I hit the road and headed to Northern Michigan for a few days to check out the downhill/freeride bike park at Boyne Highlands resort. If you’ve never been and want to know what it’s all about, read on! Mike had gotten an earlier start, and had already secured a campsite at the world’s…

Mountain biking at Crystal Mountain MI

Downhill Mountain Biking Crystal Mountain MI

Recently I found myself about an hour away from Crystal Mountain resort, with my bike and looking for some singletrack to ride.  With temps set to break 90F I opted to check out the downhill mountain biking Crystal Mountain is now offering — mostly because I didn’t want to do any climbs in that heat. But…