There's life in the old dogs yet

Watch this inspiring video of 71 year old Dr John Rideout as he continues to take on the trails of Whistler Bike Park and show them who’s boss.

Other great oldie stories on mbr…

You’re never too old to mountain bike – When Jim Hornsby started collecting his pension he could’ve taken up bowls, bingo and gardening. Instead he chose fat tyres, singletrack and steep hills.

Think you’re too old to ride a bike? My 80-year-old dad thought so… -Have a watch and try telling people that electric mountain bikes have no place on the trails. I know one man who would definitely be in favour of them.

11 veteran riders who can still shred with the best of ’em – Here are 11 inspirational year oldies who have matured like fine wines. A great mix of international icons who can still show the young ‘uns a thing or two. Life begins it 40.

Video description “71 and still Shredding, Dr. John Rideout Shredding the Whistler Bike Park in 4K –

“Dr. John Rideout Shredding the Whistler Bike Park at 71 in 4K Some words from John, -Race History…….3-time World Masters DH champion/1 Canada cup Masters championship -Favorite Whistler Bike trail…..Freight train into Dirt merchant into lower A line into Hornet -Most troubling Bike trail….lower Joy Ride -Short term challenge….avoid thinking like a 26 year old as I drop into Dirt Merchant -Long term challenge …..knowing when to sell the DH bike -Philosophy to live by….”Good judgement comes with experience,experience comes with bad judgement” -Most frequent question….How old are you…..”old enough to know better, young enough not to care -Worst injury…..Bilateral wrist fractures/separated right shoulder on Whistler’s clown shoes We are talking about going to Mt St. Anne in 2019 for the World Masters Championships.”