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Winter Biking

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Issue: 2018-11-21, PHOTO: Jim Bishop

December 1 is Global Fat Bike Day, a day to celebrate all things fat bike-related. But what exactly is fat biking and why get into it? I caught up with Jonah Clark, owner of Icycle sports, to find out about their celebration and why fat-biking is... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2017-12-13, PHOTO: Jonah Clark

Icycle Sports started in the summer of 1998 by Patrick Plemel in his basement in Riverdale. In 1999 they opened their first location on Wood Street, then had multiple locations until 2006 when they moved to their current location on Quartz Road... Read more

Yukon Local Business

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Issue: 2017-04-12, PHOTO: J. Simon

With the world’s longest undefended border it’s not difficult to become an accidental illegal alien, especially between the Yukon and Alaska. After all, the last time there was a serious passport control on the Chilkoot Trail was during the gold... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-12-21, PHOTO: by Glenda Koh

So much winter, so little time. With Yukon’s abundance of winter recreation options, how do you choose your sport? Here’s some analysis to help you get the best personal rate of return on your athletic investment. Read more

Yukon Winter

During Yukon winters it's important to keep yourself motivated to stay active, and to seek ways of making it fun. While suffering from my own lack of motivation, I searched for something that could rekindle my desire to move again. Read more

Yukon Active

Somewhere in Riverdale, not far from downtown, but maybe a bit farther from the Canada Games Centre and the airport, lives a merry band of housemates – four adults and two children. Read more

Yukon Winter

This year the skating started for me on October 22 after I woke up to -22 C. The morning before, the yard was full of deer prints. They had come and gone without us noticing. I took my bike out to investigate the tracks, with the intention of ending Read more

Yukon Outside

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Issue: 2012-02-16

Have you ever driven past someone on a bike at -35 in a blizzard and thought they were crazy? You're probably not alone. Let's face it, it's cold and miserable outside, and bikes aren't really designed to tackle winter conditions (anyone who has... Read more

Yukon Active

Two months trapped in the cold, ironically chained to this post, snow-ploughed up to the axles, Read more

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