The plan was to head to the Monashee Mountains near Revelstoke, British Columbia with Wade Simmons and Kevin Calhoun to shoot an autumn alpine video for our new Instinct MSL. We wanted to showcase the bike’s versatility under two very different riders—Kevin is an XC racer on our Factory Team, while Wade’s contributions to freeride mountain biking need no introduction—.
Of course sometimes Mother Nature doesn’t play nice, and an early cold snap provided on-and-off snowfall throughout our adventure.
Despite the challenging weather, we knew we had an opportunity to capture a unique aspect of the changing seasons. From Kevin’s dawn patrol ascent to Wade charging snowy trail features, the rapidly changing conditions ended up being the perfect way to showcase the Instinct’s versatility.
We’d like to thank the crew at the Sol Mountain Lodge for all their help with this project. Their lodge was a great base-camp and their trails were a blast even in the snow. We’ll be back again in warmer weather.
Thanks for watching, Love the Ride!
Named after its instinctive ability to tame a variety of terrain, the Instinct is the perfect platform for epic exploration. RIDE-9™ makes it easy to precisely adjust the geometry and suspension, while its 130mm of SMOOTHLINK™ travel keeps you out of the weeds without bogging you down on the climbs.
“The Instinct is a worthy contender for anyone in the market for a bike that they can ride proper trails on all day long. A quick tweak of the geometry and the bike is ready to tackle just about anything. That’s not something you can say of most 29’ers.” – Jonathan Taylor, [R]evolution MTB Magazine Australia
– New SMOOTHWALL™ Carbon MSL models
– RIDE-9™ System allows for setup from XC marathon to aggressive trail
– Efficient, fast-feeling long travel SMOOTHLINK™ Suspension
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