When JaBig plans a cycle tour it tends to be pretty epic. Preferring the feel of tarmac for his exploring, he’s planning on spending the first half of 2022 riding around America. When he’s not riding you’ll find him touring the world as a professional DJ.

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Age: 42
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Bike: OPEN U.P.P.E.R., OPEN WI.DE, Cinelli-Mash SSCX (fixed-gear), BLB La Piovra (fixed-gear)
Preferred Discipline: Long-distance & touring
Sponsors: SRAM, Zipp, Brooks England, René Herse, Wahoo, Rapha, Lake Cycling, POC, Time Pedals


Why ride with Tailfin

Light, rattle-free, stylish, sturdy and versatile. Nothing on the market comes close to the rack.

Noteble Achievements

2016-17: Fixed-gear Winter ride across Canada to set a Guinness World Records (www.mec.ca/Escape)

2019-20: Ride around the world to raise funds for World Bicycle Relief (COVID-19 hiatus)

2020: Second ride across Canada during COVID-19

2021: Triple Triple Crown, M25 Loop

Additional Information

Events/rides/challenges planned for 2022
16-month, 10,000 mile (16,000 km) ride around the USA to raise funds for World Bicycle Relief (January-July)
Music playlist of choice
No music whilst riding! As a professional DJ, I want nature to play its soundtrack for me
What do you carry with you on every trip?
Allergy medicine
One luxury item you take on a trip
Favourite country to ride in?
If you could only ride one route, what would it be?
Loop around Africa

Featured Story

In the featured story JaBig is on a quest to beat the record for the longest continuous bike ride in a single country. Join him on the last day of his ride to discover what happens when you stop listening to all the reasons why you shouldn’t, and listen to the voice inside you, telling you to go.