October 2018 – Views from the Treehouse

Mike Burton is in charge of the trails in the James River Park and throughout RVA’s park system — trails that have taken a serious beating with all the rain this year. We delve deep with Burton into the art and science of building and maintaining our award-winning trails, a unique resource who’s user base continues to grow.

When local cycling enthusiast Shane Cusick couldn’t find a bike for his kid that wasn’t heavy and poorly made, he decided to design and build one himself. Three years later, Pello Bikes is up and running — but will import tariffs clip the wings of this fledgling success story before it takes off?

Hunter, angler, journalist and outdoors-based business owner Tee Clarkson is our ghost of outdoors pursuits past, present and yet to come.