BC Bike Life
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.
The Canadian West Coast economy – and many around the world – has been about resource extraction and our ability to carve out a living from the raw wilderness. How in the modern world do we buoy our economy within the resource-based model while merging recreation with it?
We know your legs get a ton of exercise when riding your bike, but we can overlook the load our upper bodies take. Here are 5 great stretches from our Director of Wellness to do post-ride or race to keep you in the game!
In 2017 I ran a Maxxis Minion DHR II (2.3″) TR (tubeless ready ) with an EXO casing (thicker, some insurance against flats) and 3C rubber (little stickier for better traction) that was all in one tire in the front and a Maxxis IKON in the rear – 2.2″ TR, EXO, 3C.
BC Bike Race is proud to release their third feature film, THE JOURNEY. Follow the international field of racers from the moment they affix their race plates to their bars to the tears of joy and exhaustion as they cross the final finish line seven days later.
Summer temperatures mean a lot of things: Rides to watering holes and streams become a lot more fun, we have to focus on staying hydrated, we get to enjoy more hours in the sun before it’s dark, and all that extra sweat can lead to some … less than comfortable moments, specifically for your nether regions.
Pre-pro-rider-career, when I was dreaming of being a ski-bum, I read ‘Inner Skiing’ by Tim Gallwey. I started mountain biking soon after that time, and this body-mind awareness approach shaped my learning progression from xc riding to professional mountain bike trials rider.