Articles written by Wes Dickson

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 By Wes Dickson    Outdoors    June 26, 2017

For A Real Connection, Disconnect From Technology

The other day I wanted to get away from it all, so I headed out N.C. 215 on a road ride and on to Tanassee Gap Road to find the road less traveled. I was pleasantly reminded that we have some amazing...

 
 By Wes Dickson    Outdoors    May 15, 2017

Let's Keep The Single In Singletrack - Brevard, NC

We are seeing more folks out in our local forests this time of year. We get asked all the time how mountain bikers should interact with other trail user groups. Trail etiquette is one thing that we...

 
 By Wes Dickson    Outdoors    April 3, 2017

We All Love The Forest; Let's Respect Each Other Too

Spring has sprung here in Brevard! We are seeing more and more folks out in the woods and on the roads as the days have gotten longer. Oh, and we have lots of people coming into town to enjoy our...

 

Growing Up With The Assault On The Carolinas – Brevard NC

One of my favorite events is coming up soon, The Assault on the Carolinas held right here in Brevard. This year will be the 18th annual AOTC. My store and the Assault have grown up together. I...

 

House Bill 959 New Rules Affect Road Cycling In Transylvania

As a citizen of North Carolina and a member of the cycling community for both business and pleasure, I was asked to serve on a study group in Raleigh earlier this year to make recommendations for H.B....

 

Breaking Down Barriers And Connecting Youth

Recently, I went out with the Transylvania County Schools Cycling Club, and, wow, it was such a treat! To see the kids loving the trails and the outdoors in the same way that I loved them when I was a...

 

Mountain Biking Three Generations Of Unforgettable Adventures – Brevard NC

As I watch my daughter progress as a cyclist, it brings me much joy and makes me think about my dad taking me out to ride. He was on the cutting edge of a shift in riding bikes. When he introduced me...

 
 By Wes Dickson    Outdoors    June 23, 2016

Thank you, Transylvania

Thank you, Transylvania County. Thank you for being unique. I have traveled to many other outdoor destinations in the United States and Canada, but no other location has what we have. Our mountains...

 

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