Posts by zfaulkner

Media Squid/Photojournalist #mtbjesus Instagram: @zachfaulkner Email: zachf90@gmail.com

Short Shock Shootout

The Backstory This idea was born from the desire to make my short-travel trail bike feel as close to a …

Monongahela Madness

Snowshoe provided one of the most nail-biting finishes to a DH Final in recent memory. The weather cooperated, the track …

Mining for Time

Waking up inside a cloud isn’t too inspiring for 7am. Thankfully, by the time riders dropped in, things cleared out …

West Vir-SEND-ya, damn!

Out of the gate and straight into full-send mode, this track is a beast. Speeds are high, the in-between is …

Aggro Appalachia

I managed to not once play John Denver’s famed song on the drive to Snowshoe. I think that’s impressive! After …

Big Wins

DownhillWorld Championships is boring right up until it’s not. The whole week leading up to the one run that matters …

A Casual Day On The Hill

An extra day of practice feels weird. Riders aren’t building to anything on the gap day between Qualifying and Finals, …

Start The Clock

The story line thus far has only been one of guesses and speculation. Riders have been on track, but without …

Creative Streak

Finding inspiration at a familiar location can be challenging. Having been to MSA a few times, the “angle options” have …

Ruthless Return

Flashback to 2010, I’m driving through Quebec reading out printed-off directions by the light of the passing road lamps, winging …

Privateer Perspectives

It’s tough for the privateers, racers and squids alike. This project came together at Windrock during the opening round of …

Up Country Livin’

The intentions of staying on top of keeping this up-to-date with wit, insight, and eyetertainment were there! But, as with …

Spicy Speed Machine

Sriracha. That the new bike’s name. The new bike is a Marin Hawk Hill 3, which the dudes at Marin …

Winter Reviews Round Up

Grab some coffee, this is a big one! I’m built for winter: fuzzy, large, and literally so physically warm, I’ve …

Rainrock

When the conditions don’t need explanation; A small gallery of the wild conditions in Tennesse for the first race of …

The Sound of Serenity

I seek silence.  Ironic, considering how much I talk when with other people. In the summer, two wheels carry me …

Solstice Silver Lining

I feel a mundane betrayal when the weather doesn’t meet my expectations. Take today for example: it’s December 21st, the …

B-icicle

Icicles on my bicycle. Fun to say, but the conditions that lead up to that point are questionable at best. …

Two Degrees

  The Handlebar, without it we would probably ride unicycles. It is the main greeting point on a bike, the first …