The good buggers at Veolia Water have come to Gorge Road’s rescue after a request for help installing a much needed watering system. They sourced the materials at mate’s rates for QMTBC and have donated their time to get it done. Trail boss Nath Greenwood also spent all day there on the shovel again at no charge because of his passion for the project. Now we just have to get the golf course standard sprinkler heads installed and it will be amazing to flick a switch on the fully automated system.
Kiran MacKinnon is a human dyno. When Santa Cruz Bicycles needs to test, experiment and validate suspension then Kiran is the one of the main people we call on to do that work. Not only is he an extremely talented bike rider and incredibly knowledgeable about suspension, but he can actually interpret and translate what he’s feeling in a way that he can communicate to the rest of the engineering team. This enables them to cross-reference the data they’ve collected with real life, on-trail experience to build better bikes and provide the right setup for our riders. We’re constantly refining our VPP™ suspension as well as the damping tunes shocks we spec on our bikes in order to make sure our bikes ride really, really good.