Mountain biking

Some snow in the upper peaks of SilverStar Mountain Resort is stopping the bike park from opening for the season. (Video still)

Ready to ride: SilverStar bike park opens

Some snow up top, but Vernon resort has 85 per cent of runs open

 

Noah Rubuliak rides in last weekend's 'Fire in the Mountains' bike race in West Kelowna. (Joe Roberts/ Jump into frame photography)

Cool kind of ‘Fire in the Mountains’ at West Kelowna bike event

West Kelowna firefighters organized the charity event

 

Skookum Revelstoke and Mt. Begbie Brewing Co. have come together to give back with a special promotion that will donate a portion from every can of Tail Whip Lager sold throughout spring and summer to the Revelstoke Cycling Association to help build and maintain local trails.

Crack a Tail Whip for Revy biking

Skookum - Mt. Begbie collab supports local mountain bike association

  • May 16, 2022

 

Rubuliak and B.C. cycling team mate before a race (Noah Rubuliak/Submitted)

Kelowna high schooler races to Track Cycling Nationals gold

Noah Rubuliak is as strong on the track as he is on the trails

Rubuliak and B.C. cycling team mate before a race (Noah Rubuliak/Submitted)
A rider carries her speed down a trail reinforced by rocks in the Simpcw trail network. (Paul Masukowitz photo)

First Nation in central B.C. to host 1st-ever Allies Mountain Bikes Festival

Festival will include mountain biking, culture, films will be first of its kind

A rider carries her speed down a trail reinforced by rocks in the Simpcw trail network. (Paul Masukowitz photo)
Vernon mountain biker Tom Van Steenbergen suffered multiple injuries in a crash Friday, Oct. 15, at the Red Bull Rampage event in Utah. He underwent eight hours of surgery Saturday and is now on the road to recovery. (twitter.com)

Rampage crash results in multiple injuries for Vernon mountain biker

Tom van Steenbergen was competing at Red Bull Rampage in Utah when a trick went awry

Vernon mountain biker Tom Van Steenbergen suffered multiple injuries in a crash Friday, Oct. 15, at the Red Bull Rampage event in Utah. He underwent eight hours of surgery Saturday and is now on the road to recovery. (twitter.com)
Tim van der Krogt definitely not enjoying mountain biking at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. (Contributed-Oscar Bascones)

Tim Talks: See you around Revelstoke

Summer reporter Tim van der Krogt says goodbye

  • Aug 31, 2021
Tim van der Krogt definitely not enjoying mountain biking at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. (Contributed-Oscar Bascones)
The Revelstoke Cycle Association has received grant money for trail maintenance from the Economic Opportunity Fund. (File photo-Tyler Jay)

Revelstoke Cycling Association receives $30,000 grant for maintenance

City council and the CSRD both approved the application

The Revelstoke Cycle Association has received grant money for trail maintenance from the Economic Opportunity Fund. (File photo-Tyler Jay)
Casey Brown’s Dark Horse Invitational free ride mountain biking event took place at Revelstoke Mountain Resort last week, Aug. 17-20. A pro line, including this initial 13 foot drop, was constructed specifically for the event. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)
Casey Brown’s Dark Horse Invitational free ride mountain biking event took place at Revelstoke Mountain Resort last week, Aug. 17-20. A pro line, including this initial 13 foot drop, was constructed specifically for the event. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)
Mountain biking is becoming more and more popular. (Arrowsmith Cycling Club photo)

Tim talks: Bikes are for town, not for mountains

Those who are close to me, those who aren’t, even people I’ve…

Mountain biking is becoming more and more popular. (Arrowsmith Cycling Club photo)
Casey Brown had the fastest time in the UCI Pro/Elite Women category at the Canadian Downhill Championships. (Contributed-Clint Trahan)

Revelstoke’s Casey Brown wins downhill nationals

The 2021 Canadian Downhill Championships took place in Golden July 25

Casey Brown had the fastest time in the UCI Pro/Elite Women category at the Canadian Downhill Championships. (Contributed-Clint Trahan)
After hosting Cranworx last summer, Kicking Horse will now have a shot at hosting the Canadian Downhill Natioanl Championships this weekend. (Cranworx photo)

Canadian downhill championships come to Kicking Horse

Approximately 350 athletes from across the country will converge on Golden this weekend

After hosting Cranworx last summer, Kicking Horse will now have a shot at hosting the Canadian Downhill Natioanl Championships this weekend. (Cranworx photo)
Casey Brown riding Trek at SilverStar Mountain Resort during CLIF Crankworx Tuesday, July 28, 2020. (Clint Trahan photo)

Women’s invitational mountain biking event coming to Revelstoke

Dark Horse will take place Aug. 16-20 at Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Casey Brown riding Trek at SilverStar Mountain Resort during CLIF Crankworx Tuesday, July 28, 2020. (Clint Trahan photo)
(Clint Trahan photo)

Penticton looking for perfect place to construct new mountain bike park

Mountain bike tourism in B.C. has been on the rise in recent years

(Clint Trahan photo)
Two-year-old Kashius Weme rides at the Steve Smith Memorial Bike Park in Nanaimo on Tuesday, May 11. The youngster’s precocious bike-riding ability is already attracting cycle sponsors. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

2-year-old B.C. bike rider already attracting cycle sponsors

Nanaimo’s Kashius Weme has a knack for extreme cycle sports

Two-year-old Kashius Weme rides at the Steve Smith Memorial Bike Park in Nanaimo on Tuesday, May 11. The youngster’s precocious bike-riding ability is already attracting cycle sponsors. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Amazon Prime Video show Pinkbike Academy is back for season 2 at Big White Mountain. (Big White Ski Resort/Contributed)

Amazon Prime reality show back at Big White for 2nd season

Pinkbike Academy is looking for mountain bike pros that want to compete for big prizes

Amazon Prime Video show Pinkbike Academy is back for season 2 at Big White Mountain. (Big White Ski Resort/Contributed)
Riley Conner poses with his new bike near Okanagan Lake on April 6. (Aaron Hemens - Capital News)

Paying it forward: Good Samaritan replaces Kelowna cyclist’s stolen bike

‘This was something good that came out of something bad’

Riley Conner poses with his new bike near Okanagan Lake on April 6. (Aaron Hemens - Capital News)
Brian Browning demonstrates the snow dog trail groomer for Mayor Alan Harrison. (City of Salmon Arm/Facebook)

Unique snow groomer readies Salmon Arm bike trails for winter action

With the success of the first one, the Shuswap Cycling Club is fundraising to buy a second groomer.

Brian Browning demonstrates the snow dog trail groomer for Mayor Alan Harrison. (City of Salmon Arm/Facebook)
A rider rides a ‘fat bike’ in the snow. A proposal to make trails accessible to fat bikes by grooming South Canoe trails when snow gets to about four inches receives nod from Salmon Arm council on Dec. 14, 2020. (Contributed)

‘Fat bikes’ to hit groomed Shuswap trails

Snow in 2019 prompts bike group to explore need for grooming, city OKs one-year pilot project

A rider rides a ‘fat bike’ in the snow. A proposal to make trails accessible to fat bikes by grooming South Canoe trails when snow gets to about four inches receives nod from Salmon Arm council on Dec. 14, 2020. (Contributed)
Rigel Sun and Nima Mostaghimi started the bike repair company Nomadic Mechanic this summer. Sun has decided to overwinter this year in Revelstoke with the business. (Photo by Kassandra Taylor)
Rigel Sun and Nima Mostaghimi started the bike repair company Nomadic Mechanic this summer. Sun has decided to overwinter this year in Revelstoke with the business. (Photo by Kassandra Taylor)