Mountain Biking

2017 June Sp’aka’us 50 Inaugrual XC Bike Race

Saturday, June 7th featured a brand new event in Squamish, the Sp’akw’us 50 Marathon Mountain Bike Race and BC Provincial XCM Championships. Sp’akw’us means Bald Eagle in the Squamish Nation language, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and is an acknowledgement of the event being hosted in the Squamish nations traditional territory. A big shout out to Dwayne Kress for leading the charge on… Read the rest “2017 June Sp’aka’us 50 Inaugrual XC Bike Race”

2016 May NIMBY 50 Pemberton

The NIMBY Fifty is  a technical marathon xc mountain bike race with some of the most challenging (and beautiful) single track in the Sea-to-Sky corridor. The race started and finished at the North End Farm in Pemberton and included a grueling climb up to the paragliding launch overlooking Pemberton valley and then east down to the Ivey and Mosquito Lake… Read the rest “2016 May NIMBY 50 Pemberton”

2016 May Gearjammer – Squamish

The final edition of the GearJammer is a 52 kilometer point-to-point cross-country mountain bike race that started near Alice Lake, and finished in Rose Park near downtown Squamish, BC. The mostly single-track course comprises some of the most challenging cross country single-track in the area and is one of the Test of Metal events. Local rider, Quinn Moberg won the… Read the rest “2016 May Gearjammer – Squamish”

2016 April Sunshine Coaster – Sechelt

The last day in April was a beautiful west-coast day with high temperates in the low 20’s and a cool breeze.  This years edition of the Sunshine Coaster cross-country mountain bike race was setup on a new course just west of Sechelt. The organizers did a great job laying out a beautiful and varied course.  The race offered two options,… Read the rest “2016 April Sunshine Coaster – Sechelt”

2015 August – Canada Cup X-Country Finals, Crankworx, Whistler

Temperatures were comfortable at the Canada Cup X-Country Finals held at the Spruce Grove Park in Whistler, although the track was dry and slick. Details about the race and other Crankworx events can be seen at www.crankworx.com. I’ve also attached race results here : Canada Cup XC Elite Expert Results. As always, it was great to see a… Read the rest “2015 August – Canada Cup X-Country Finals, Crankworx, Whistler”