Author: Joel Fortin

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The Dean Hartley Interview

Now this is just a theory that I have, but I believe that BMX is a pretty leveled playing field. I mean, basically anyone who bikes has a chance of going somewhere with it if they want . It's pretty amazing. The cost is relatively low, you don't need expensive...

2017 Joyride150 x NE Canadian Street Invitational

The 2nd annual Joyride x Northern Embassy Street invitational went down this past weekend and it was awesome. Thanks to Joyride150 for hosting and being the best place to ride during our terrible canadian winters. Also massive thanks to all of the sponsors for sending through some great prizes. A...

“Out Biking” Mixtape

I suck at video descriptions, normally I would go with something along the lines of  "I made this video of my friends biking because it's fun." But I feel like I could probably say something slightly more interesting about this one. Basically I spent the summer carrying my VX around,...

Matt Weatherill – 5 Clips

Matt came through with this dope little 5 clip joint filmed at Ellesmere skatepark. Filmed Taylor Barwick.  ...

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Bike Check – Mason Gray

So last week I ventured off into DWOK country aka London Ontario to catch up and ride with the squad. Mason blessed me with a nest to crash at for the weekend and provided me with all the coffee I needed. That weekend he had just set up a brand new...

Drew Bezanson – NE 5 Clips
Drew Bezanson – NE 5 Clips

To celebrate the 20th year anniversary of the beautiful Sony Vx1000, we filmed some Vx1 clips with Drew Bezanson at Joyride150. Just can't fade that look and audio. [vimeo id="121967667" align="center" mode="normal" autoplay="no" maxwidth="900"]  ...

Mike DePetrillo for 3Ride Toronto

During the last few months Mike's been coming up to Joyride on a weekly basis and we've been slowly piecing together this little joint for 3Ride Toronto. Mike is super good and is always mad fun to film, hyped on how this came out....

Billy Perry 2015
Billy Perry 2015

[youtube id="kYSJDhjPqkI" align="center" autoplay="no" maxwidth="1000"] This is what's up! FTL bossman Billy Perry has been putting in work for the last 10 months and the finished product is well worth the wait. Justin Koebele did an amazing job handling the filming and editing in between getting 100% on engineering exams . Don't sleep on this!...

Joyride VX Mix
Joyride VX Mix

The initial idea behind this mix was mostly just an excuse to film, but I also wanted to show what typically goes down during some regular sessions at Joyride. It's amazing having such a condensed area with so many good riders rolling through at all times, as a filmer you...