Barry Wicks

Whiskey Dessert: A Kona Adventure Team Project

Do this after you’ve left home a few hundred times, kids: do something you’ve done many times before, and do it with a big twist. Such was our experience at the 15th Annual Whiskey Off Road. We’d done it collectively around thirty times. We’d been

Kona Endurance Team at the Whiskey Off Road

  The Kona Adventure and Endurance team recently undertook a trip to Prescott Arizona to compete in the

Three Peaks Challenge: A Kona Adventure Team/ Team S+M Project

Oregon, specifically the Willamette Valley, is a very wet place. This is no secret. The secret is what

Announcing the 2018 Kona Roster!

Spring is just around the corner, and that can only mean one thing: bike season is near! We’re excited to kick things off by announcing our 2018 roster, which is chock full of speed, talent, and creativity, ensuring an exciting and memorable season. On the

The Kona Adventure Team, aka The Prairie Dog Companions and the Kokopelli Trail

No, The Prairie Dog Companions and the Kokopelli Trail is not an indie band name, but it probably could be. Rather, it is the latest installment of the Kona Adventure Team…

Good Living and Good Times in Arizona with the Kona Adventure Team

“We travel for more than just racing nowadays. We travel for mountain biking and seeing the world and bringing our friends along for the ride. For some of us this is a vacation from work, for others, it’s an evolution away from the height of our competitive careers, and for a couple, it’s a route towards the next peak. For all of us, it’s good living and good times.”

Kona Adventure Team: Double Century Sandwich

At what point does a course of travel become an adventure? What makes it turn into something else, like a journey? Are there clear metrics that make it so, or is it just a matter of perspective?

Kona Endurance Team Racer Barry Wicks and the Party-to-Race-Ratio at Grinduro

Words by Barry Wicks, photos courtesy of Colin Meagher and Dain Zaffke. Only in its second year on the docket, the Grinduro event has generated heaps of hype. And for good reason. A throw-back type of event that captures the stoke and excitement of the

Trans BC Enduro Day Six

   The final day at the Trans BC Enduro was a doozy. The day started with a bus

Trans BC day five

PowerSlave is a classic trail in Nelson, BC. It’s steep, technical, rooty and fast. And that’s when it’s

Trans BC day three

The Seven Summits is listed as an IMBA epic, and for good reason. Today the Trans BC Enduro

2016 Trans BC Enduro Day Two

Day Two of the Trans BC Enduro took riders to the wine capital of the Okanagan and the