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Gorillas In Our Midst

We sometimes hear about a lack of community feeling in our suburbs these days and that may be true of some areas but rest assured, on the Northern suburbs of Sydney there is a community so strong they epitomise the very word and they all have one thing in common; a love of mountain biking. Actually this community shares two things in common, a love of mountain biking and a love of the land on which they ride their...

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  • Are you looking for a different type of hydration pack solution? Ever thought about these new fangled hip packs? Or should we just call them for what they are...bum bags. πŸ˜€ Yes they're bum bags, and there's a reason why we're seeing more of them out on the trails. They're bloody great!! This one is from @source_outdoor who have been making hydration systems and packs for the military and outdoor lifestyle for years. πŸ‘ | Photo: @richardmcgibbon
  • Testing the NEMO Dagger, two person tent. First impressions? WOW! Even the local wildlife were intrigued.  Photo: @richardmcgibbon
  • We must admit, @gloryfy make some kick ass sunglasses. Created to withstand brutal punishment, the G3 is the true adventurers choice when it comes to eye wear.
  • Something's cooking! Best things come in small packages and this is very true of the Optimus Crux stove. Pound for pound, this can pack one hell of a punch. πŸ‘Š πŸ”₯What are you cooking up this weekend? | Photo credit: @richardmcgibbon
  • Shine a Lantern with the Lander Cairn - your next adventure β€˜must-have’ you didn’t know you needed.
  • You gotta love the @quadlockcase system. With the unique QuadLock phone case you can use your phone with the mounting devices for any adventure you can think of. Running, hiking, cycling and GPS for the car! This one is the RUN device which wraps (very securely) around your arm.
  • The Women's Xena jersey from @dakine looks sharp with its stealthy colour scheme, 3/4 sleeve, lightweight-breathable material and a flattering fitted style. Yeeew! πŸ˜œπŸ‘ | Photo credit: @richardmcgibbon
  • There's not many shorts that you can hike and bike in that offer equal comfort and functionality and look this good! You can with @shredly πŸ‘ | Photo credit: @richardmcgibbon.  #womenwhohike #womenmtb #mtbgirls #adventurewomen
  • The 'Renegade' pants from @kuhl are ideal for any adventure you throw at them. With a lightweight, stretch and super-tough material, just pull on a pair today and get on with your adventure. πŸ˜œπŸ‘ | Photo credit: @richardmcgibbon
  • The Onza Ibex tyre is true all round tyre. With a fast rolling speed, sharp cornering abilities and high levels of grip, make this tyre perfect for Enduro/All Mountain and aggressive XC riding. Keep an eye out for our review shortly.
  • If you're looking for something a little different to wear out on the trails, then check out the riding jerseys from the Secret Dog Society. They're a boutique MTB brand making some great looking riding apparel. πŸ‘Š #mtbpictureoftheday #mtblife #mtbrider #soenduro
  • What's your favourite backpack? Have you tried the packs from Osprey? They get five thumbs up from us πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ | Photo credit: @richardmcgibbon