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Free Candy Tour // E5: On Island Time


The Free Radicals // E5: On Island Time

British Columbia’s coastal islands are located within eyeshot of the mainland and accessed by just a short ferry ride or two from Vancouver. However, upon arrival it felt like we had been transported to an alternate universe, or at least a different time zone. Cell reception was spotty at best, traffic and crowds simply didn’t exist, and 11 a.m. seemed to be the start of business hours. The pace of life was so relaxing that we almost forget to ride our bikes. When we did, we were greeted with low angle, ripping trails and hero traction from Cumberland to Cambell River, Quadra Island and Hornby Island.

Catch up on the Free Candy Tour:
Episode 0 // Two Weeks on Vancouver Island
Episode 1 // A Verification Situation
Episode 2 // A Case of the Madness at the Trans NZ Enduro
Episode 3 // Fading Sanity and a Three-Winged Chicken the NZ Enduro
Episode 4 // Arm Pump and RV Games at Trans BC

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The Supreme Court's ruling on April 23rd was a huge win for the coastline of Maui. Surfrider photo. Amidst a pandemic, the Supreme Court is conducting business as usual—virtually, of course—and their ruling on April 23rd was a huge victory for the Clean Water Act. Back in April of 2012, Surfrider Foundation, Sierra Club-Maui Group, West Maui Preservation Association, and Hawai'i Wildlife Fund banded together to sue the Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility in Maui for discharging 3-5

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