BC Bike Life
“My only regret is not doing it sooner,” says Joe Lawwill about being a two-time BC Bike Race Finisher. We sat down with this ‘Shimano Marketing Guy’ to ask what life is like on the road and, after decades of involvement in the bike industry,...read more
“The BC Bike Race is truly a blood-sweat-and-tears MTB Adventure, as Bruce Newton discovers the hard way. Would he do it all again? You bet!” READ...read more
BC Bike Ride was featured in this fall’s issue of Singletrack Magazine. “A few of us are sitting together at the edge of the water at the historical Cassiar Cannery near Prince Rupert, a small island town on the north-west coast of Canada, a stone’s throw...read more
“Singletrack for days—literally. The BC Bike Race has been on Hannah Barnes’ bucket list for years and finally, she’s on to hit the magical trails. With its atmosphere, the endless singletrack, the good vibes and company—and of course the racing—we can see why...read more
It’s December and we are approaching a new year; this is a great time to set goals and begin a fresh page. But before we move forward, lets take an inventory; what did you do last summer? What have you been doing for the fall? And where are your strengths and weakness?read more
The 2019 BC Bike Race is sold out and we are looking forward to welcoming all of the racers to the start line next year – from first time participants to our 13-year returning alumni. After three years of selling out in less than 24 hours, this year’s entries rolled...read more
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 Lululemon: 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...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
This year it will be easier than ever to follow race! With live action updates on Twitter, Facebook Live feeds of starts and finishes, Instagram stories and posts, up-to-the-minute online timing results, and daily race reports, photo albums, and videos – you will feel like you’re right in the middle of the action! Head over to our homepage to find all the latest race info all in one place!
Applewood Auto Group Inc. has partnered with BC Bike Race and BC Bike Ride to support both week-long mountain bike events.