BC has some of the best single and double track racing around – Are you ready to race?
Moving countries can be pretty traumatic, and when David and Darrell Farrow (both geologists) emigrated from South Africa to Deep Cove four years ago, leaving one son behind in school in Cape Town, they had to adjust, regroup, and rebuild their social network. Mountain biking became David’s de-stress valve and biking and the North Shore [...]
The 6th annual BC Bike race has officially kicked into high gear with 500 racers from 33 countries …
From the Squamish Chief – In a race deemed by onlookers and competitors as the wettest and muddiest on record, it was only fitting that a local rider take home the top prize at the 2012 Test of Metal.
Squamish’s Neal Kindree was the first to cross the finish line with a time of 2:34:24, beating [...]
The annual Vancouver Bike Show and Outdoor Adventure Show takes place this weekend at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Saturday and Sunday March 3 and 4, 2012.
Both events are sure to attract large crowds on a weekend that is expected to be very wet.
The Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show will include over 250 exhibitors featuring everything for [...]
From Test of Metal Race Headquarters- Race director Cliff Miller reminded participants this week that registration for the 2012 North Shore Credit Union Test of Metal will begin at 6 p.m. January 1, 2012.
“If you want race this year, you need to be ready to register on-line right at 6 pm” Miller said.
Last year’s race sold [...]
Check out this recently released trailer for the 2012 TransRockies Challenge! The Challenge takes place next July 28 to August 3, for more information on this epic event visit http://www.transrockies.com/trc/.
Click here for a CBC news article on Catharine’s win.
For the first time in almost 10 years, racing returns to Hornby Island. Located just off Vancouver Island south of the Comox Valley, Hornby was home to the original Bike Fest. We continue the history this coming weekend with a double header Island Cup XC Finals and a Sunday Super Downhill. Many of you older riders [...]
From Test of Metal Headquarters – On a course made sloppy by an overnight rainfall, Kris Sneddon and Catherine Pendrel were able to fend off all challengers to win the 16th Test of Metal.
Sneddon won the men’s division in a time of 2:32:10 beating Chris Sheppard and local favourite Neal Kindree.
Pendrel won her third consecutive [...]
(From TOM Headquarters) – Both riders and race organizers are gearing up for the final week-long sprint to the start line of the 16th annual North Shore Credit Union Test of Metal.
“It’s all coming together well,” said Test of Metal race director Cliff Miller. “All the Test Pilots have their responsibilities dialed, the volunteers are [...]
The North Shore’s largest mountain biking club, NSRIDE, starts its official group rides this upcoming Thursday (April 7th) evening in North Vancouver.
NSRIDE is a not-for-profit organization run by a group of volunteers who support and guide riders on weekly group rides. In addition to organizing these rides NSRIDE also organizes trail maintenance days and social [...]
A few days ago we wrote a post informing readers about a new Gutbuster trail running race in Ladysmith. Today we’d like to focus your attention on another all-new event for 2011 – Rundle’s Revenge.
Disregarding the silly name this looks like one tough two day race which will take place in the Canmore-area on June [...]
(News Release from Colin Wilson, Island Cup Series Director) Spring should bring warm days, sunshine and green grass. On Sunday it brought chilling winds and heavy rain to much of the Island. Ninety-six brave souls ventured to Hartland Mountain Bike Park just outside of Victoria for the first race of the season.
So far in 2011, [...]
The 2011 edition of the Vancouver Island Cup Mountain Bike Race Series begins next weekend (March 13th) with the Victoria XC at the famous Hartland Dump.
The Series is BC’s premiere grassroots race series spanning the length of Vancouver Island and includes all mountain biking disciplines: cross country, downhill, super D and marathon. Each event is hosted by [...]
From the Test of Metal Race Headquarters – Now that the difficult part—trying to get a spot for the the race—is over, competitors can get down to the serious work of training for the 16th annual North Shore Credit Union Test of Metal mountain bike race on June 18, 2011.
This year, the race sold out [...]
The BC Bike Race has launched a re-designed website in anticipation of next summer’s seven day event. The new site features improved organization and includes new photos, videos and course profiles.
To celebrate the launch of the new website organizers are giving away two new Rocky Mountain Bike frames and four other prizes from sponsors Shimano and [...]
What do you think about cycling in Canada’s National Parks? Parks Canada would like to know. They are conducting an online survey and are interested in better understanding what people thinking about the existing cycling experience within national parks and how the cycling experience might be improved in the future.
The survey should only take a few [...]
TransRockies Press Release - 2011 will be a momentous year for the TransRockies as it celebrates 10 years as North America’s original epic mountain bike stage race. The 10th edition of the race just got a even litte more special with the addition of a new TR4 solo event that will take riders along an incredible [...]