BC Bike Life

BC Bike Race Partners with Destination BC

BC Bike Race (BCBR) is honoured to have been awarded a grant from Destination BC through its new Event Co-op Marketing Partnership Program. With this funding BCBR, working alongside local Destination Management Organizations (DMO), will be producing a 7-part video series that will highlight the history, culture, local business, and dedicated trail builders in each of the communities we visit while also outlining the BCBR route.

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NEW: Announcing the BC Bike Ride North!

Mountain bikers now have an even greater choice of how they want to experience British Columbia – RACE or RIDE!

The globally recognized logo of the BC Bike Race is affectionately named B.O.B., which stands for ‘Bear On Bike.’ B.O.B. has been the proud symbol for BC Bike Race for 10 years and after many years of celebrating a SOLD OUT status BOB is on the move and starting to roam north – introducing BC Bike Ride North, coming August 5-13, 2017. Registration is open!

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Ask Dre: Winter Training

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?

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BC Bike Race Announces Their 2016 Course

BC Bike Race the ‘Ultimate Singletrack Experience’ is ready to unveil their 2016 route that will take 600 racers from 36 countries along the West Coast of British Columbia from North Vancouver to Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast, and finally to Whistler. The carefully crafted course has been honed over the last 9 years and is sure to challenge everyone from the technically gifted to the fittest sprinter.

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10 Years of BC Bike Race

A decade has gone by since the BC Bike Race began and with it dozens of communities, hundreds of trails, and thousands of kilometers of hand-built singletrack. But most importantly countless smiles, hugs, and celebrations have led us to our ten-year anniversary.

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Profile: Karley Cunningham – Racer

Karley Cunningham is no stranger to racing. She had first started racing in the Ontario Cup Circuit back in 2000, two years after she had learned how to mountain bike. Within another two years she had moved up the ranks to become a member of the Fly Gurlz, Canada’s national-level women’s mountain bike race team. The team disbanded in 2009.

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Profile: Cynthia Young – North Vancouver Course Steward

A lot of work goes into planning each stage of the BC Bike Race (BCBR). It takes a team to plan each meticulous detail and one of the main people on that team is the course steward. This year the course steward of the North Vancouver stage was Cynthia Young.

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The coveted BC Bike Race Finisher shirt has been a staple of the event since its inception. A wonderful reminder of the accomplishment each finisher has achieved, the shirts are often worn threadbare. What makes finishing all seven stages of the BC Bike Race special, in addition to the accomplishment of distance, cumulative elevation gain, and technical singletrack, are the personal journeys along the way.

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