Riding Whistler’s Finest Trails With Claire Buchar | In The Dirt, Ep. 6

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Claire Buchar has a pretty sweet life. She spends half her year in one of the world’s mountain biking meccas, Whistler BC, then rather than dealing with the Canadian winter, she heads for the Australian sun. In this episode Claire heads out on her trail bike to show off some of the area’s famous loamy trails. But let’s be honest, when you are near a bike park as choice as Whistler’s it’s hard to resists taking a few runs. Claire finishes the video on some fast, flowy park trails with huge features.

Between the Trees

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Squamish offers a varied array of trails. From its manicured groomer-esque Half and Full Nelson trails, to old school rooty, rocky, primarily fall line trails such as Powersmart. This is what makes the town such a renowned area for mountain biking. Read More

Fast Forrest

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Forrest is a man of few words. If you meet him, he won’t tell you he is faster than you and his kit is brand new. He won’t tell you he consistently places top five in Canada Cup and BC Cup races. He won’t tell you that he’s just returned from racing World Cups in Europe. At first glance he seems like another easy going guy from the West Coast. But put him on a bike going downhill and you will see the fast side of Forrest. When it comes to racing, he means business. He is constantly analyzing. Picking the best line, studying training books, refining his bike, and pushing his limits to reach his goals.

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December Loam

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Living amidst the rain forests of the Pacific Northwest, a day with cloudy skies and fog so thick you can’t see the house across the street isn’t abnormal. When Jeremy called asking if I wanted to come out filming, I thought to myself, doesn’t he know that it’s December? That it’s been snowing for two days and you can’t see more than 15 feet in front of you? Do I really want to leave my warm house and haul 30 pounds of camera gear up and down the mountainside in these conditions? But I couldn’t say no to Jeremy’s endless psych, and I knew that if he had something he wanted to film it would be special. I layered on thermal and rain gear in a haze that morning and hauled my equipment out the door to meet Jeremy and Pat.
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Fall Rides

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We at Savage Films have made a lot of rock climbing videos but this is our very first mountain bike edit. Featuring Pat Foster and Jeremy Norris shredding incredible Squamish terrain on their “little” bikes.