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Brodie Bicycles 2016

We welcome you to a stress-free environment, a place where you can escape from this thing called life. With roots that sprouted in Vancouver BC, we’re excited to be a part of the nation wide movement of a more sustainable future and quality of life.

The 2016 season marks our 30th anniversary and we’d like to thank you for all of your continued support and love! We’ve come a long way since the beginnings of Brodie’s workshop: Journeyed through the birth of North Shore mountain biking, the freeride years and into the realm of cyclocross and bikepacking, all while paying homage to the road and commuter riding that drive our business. We mark the start of our third decade with a few special projects, and some new product coming in early 2016.

We wish you all the best in the New Year and look forward to being there with you on all your cycling trips, commutes and adventures!

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Canned Heat

Bears, elk, small town stores, rednecks getting it on in the woods, loggers, wasp attacks, big trees, strange coincidences, hobo camps, decommissioned roads, an odd German in a rental car, epic views, hundreds of kilometers of backroads and of course vast nothingness… Just your typical three day backroads bikepacking mission on Southern Vancouver Island… photos and details after the jump.

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The long winding road
Vancouver Island can make you feel small pretty quick. This is only a few hours ride from Victoria.
Vancouver Island can make you feel small pretty quick. This is only a few hours ride from Victoria.



This type of signage is usually more of a guideline... and often leads to some of the best routes on a bike.
This type of signage is usually more of a guideline… and often leads to some of the best routes on a bike.
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#prohobo campsite under the Lens Creek bridge kept us mostly dry on a wet night. *Modular Bridge Systems we will accept sponsorship



Drying things out under the bridge. After a wet end to the day this "natural" ceiling was hard to pass up.
Drying things out under the bridge. After a wet end to the day this “natural” ceiling was hard to pass up.  *Modular Bridge Systems we will accept sponsorship
The real action begins as soon as you hit the logging roads.
The real action begins as soon as you hit the logging roads.



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The iconic Fairy Lake bonsai.



We spent the morning hiding out from the rain at a cafe in Port Renfrew, indulging in a second breakfast and free wifi.
We spent the morning hiding out from the rain at a cafe in Port Renfrew, indulging in a second breakfast and free wifi.
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One of many bridges



Big Lonely Doug, Struthers for scale. Minutes after this photo was taken we accidentally stirred up a wasps nest. I took a sting in the neck, we hustled back up the hill while wasps poured out of the nest.
Big Lonely Doug, Struthers for scale. Minutes after this photo was taken we accidentally stirred up a wasps nest. I took a sting in the neck, we hustled back up the hill while wasps poured out of the nest.

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Don’t look down



We became big fans of Modular Bridge technology during the trip. Always searching out our next possible #prohobo site.
We became big fans of Modular Bridge technology during the trip. Always searching out our next possible #prohobo site.



Chasing waterfalls.
Chasing waterfalls.
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A bit of everything



Since Halldor and I first pioneered this connector there has been some additional signage added. We aren't sure what the bottom one really means but it felt more relevant by the time we got to the top of the steep ass climb.
Since Halldor and I first pioneered this connector there has been some additional signage added. We aren’t sure what the bottom one really means but it felt more relevant by the time we got to the top of the steep ass climb.



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A herd of locals
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Simple and complex machines
Why they claim the road doesn't connect. Another great reason to explore by bike.
Why they claim the road doesn’t connect. Another great reason to explore by bike.



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After this climb we bonked pretty hard on the way into our days destination, Nitinat Lake. Thankfully we discovered the Nitinat Store has really stepped up its game. We hit it ten minutes before close and couldn't have been more stoked.
After this climb we bonked pretty hard on the way into our days destination, Nitinat Lake. Thankfully we discovered the Nitinat Store has really stepped up its game. We hit it ten minutes before close and couldn’t have been more stoked.



Looper Canyon, always a worthy detour despite the steep hike down.
Looper Canyon, always a worthy detour despite the steep hike down.
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Camp two on Nitinat Lake.
Camp two on Nitinat Lake.
Camp vibes
Camp vibes



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Following the Nitinat River.
Following the Nitinat River.



Day three dock naps.
Day three dock naps.
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Some bridges were better than others



Strava files from the route can be found here:
Day One- https://www.strava.com/activities/618925806
Day Two- https://www.strava.com/activities/618925722
Day Three- https://www.strava.com/activities/619792169

 

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