test of metal

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”

2015 Test of Metal

On Saturday, June 20th, the 20th annual Test of Metal was held in Squamish. It is a 67-kilometre course with over 1,200 meters of climbing and 35 kilometers of single-track. The course takes the fastest riders about 2 1/2 hours, average competitors about 4 hours, with the cut-off around 6 hours. Approximately 800 riders started at 11:00 am at Brennan… Read the rest “2015 Test of Metal”

Upcoming Events : JABR

The fifth annual JABR (Just Another Bike Race) takes place Saturday, August 16th.  This year’s event will be combined with the Mountain Bike Marathon National Championships (XCM).  The JABR course will be slightly longer than in past years, approximately 40 km, and the course will be further extended for elite riders participating in the marathon national championship (about 60km).  The… Read the rest “Upcoming Events : JABR”