Stage 7 Presented by Shimano: Squamish Distance: 56km Climbing: 1681m Featured Trail: Half Nelson Results Morning temps for the burly 56 km final stage of BC Bike Race in Squamish were expected to be in the mid 20s soaring to the low 30s in the afternoon. Some of...read more
Stage 6 Presented by Shimano: North Vancouver Distance: 19km Climbing: 962m Featured Trail: John Deere A male rider racing in the top 30 and flying a foreign flag stops midway down Dale’s to adjust his seat height with an allan key. Wrong! You’re obviously...read more
Stage 5 Presented by Shimano: Sechelt to Langdale Distance: 49km Climbing: 1403m Featured Trail: Rio Grande Specialized’s Hannah Barnes has ridden in stage races from the Andes to southern France. Some are simply a series of soul crushing climbs followed by equally...read more
Stage 4 Presented by Ryders Eyewear: Earls Cove to Sechelt Distance: 62km Climbing: 1758m Featured Trail: VFR “After that trail, if there’s one game I’ll never play again it’s Frogger,” said an American rider, between laboured...read more
From full-on to flow Karl Platt (Team Bulls) steals the Day 3 podium from Kabush on the smooth rolling XC trails of Powell River before a burly day tomorrow. Stage 3 Presented by Rocky Mountain: Powell River Distance: 52km Climbing: 1046m Featured Trail: Death Rattle...read more
Stage 2 Presented by Maxxis Tires: Cumberland Distance: 40km Climbing: 1191m Featured Trail: Vanilla Geoff Kabush felt right at home in Cumberland, riding to a comfortable first place finish on Day 2 of the 2018 BC Bike Race, while riders from 40 countries got up...read more
Expectations were high as racers from a record 40 different nations gathered in North Vancouver on a hot summer day for the launch of the 12th edition of the BC Bike Race. From seasoned pros to first time racers, road warriors to single track aficionados, the legend...read more
Founded in 1998, lululemon’s first real store opened in the beach area of Vancouver BC called Kitsilano, in November of 2000. The idea was to have the store be a community hub where people could learn and discuss the physical aspects of healthy living from yoga and diet to running and cycling as well as the mental aspects of living a powerful life of possibilities.
Harbour Air is the founding sponsor of BC Bike Race and the worlds largest seaplane airline. Harbour Air connects the mainland and rural communities of British Columbia with a unique flying experience and the visual glory of BC’s wild outdoors. Whether commuting, traveling or booking a private charter, Harbour Air believes everyone deserves a first class experience.
BC Ferries connects the small Islands of British Columbia and Vancouver Island to the Mainland. Without BC Ferries the views and waterbound people’s of British Columbia would not be accessible. Taking a trip on BC Ferries is an amazing way to feel the vibe and culture of this coastal region. There is no better way to travel and experience BC than on board a ferry.
Clif bar, much like BC Bike Race started on a bike ride. Founder, Gary, took a bite of another energy bar and thought to himself “I could make a better bar than this”. BC Bike Race, President Dean Payne, was out riding and dreamt of putting on the best bike race in the world and contacted Andreas Hestler, the two put their heads together and BC Bike Race was formed in 2009
Rocky Mountain Bikes was founded in Vancouver BC in 1981, they are just about to celebrate their 35th anniversary. Rocky is one of the worlds original Mountain Bike Manufacturers and you can see the influence of the North Shore in both their bikes and the history within the global mountain bike market.
“To Build Closer Relationships Between People, Nature, and Bicycles”, this is one of the main driving statements of this amazing company. Shimano is dedicated to creating high-quality and high-performance components that are the very bones of the BC Bike Race experience. Without the on course support provided by Shimano, a crash could end in a long day of walking, but thanks to the two Tech Zones staffed and supplied by Shimano, everyone is ensured finishing and upon completion a better appreciation for nature and the experience a mountain bike can provide.