1998

Don’t ask me how or where, but I found John Kircaldie’s website from 1998. Yes, it’s still up. Robots have secret search methods:

http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/hg/cubast/john_kirkcaldie.htm

If you still had any doubts that ’98 was totally bitchin or that Big Bear or Norbas were sweet back in the day, you need to watch the Big Bear scene from Transcontinental, via Littermag:

http://www.vitalmtb.com/v/12790?width=780&height=440

Video Vault: Big Bear World Cup, 1999 from Transcontinental Headliners 2 – More Mountain Bike Videos

Once you’re done watching the Palm crush all the freedom hating funny talkers at Big Bear, you’re probably going to want to buy Transcontinental right away. I know I did:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00005AXJC/ref=olp_product_details?ie=UTF8&me=&seller=

You’re welcome.
That is all for now, robots out.