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  1. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    BC Bike Race began as a vision from two passionate mountain bikers who wanted to share British Columbia's mountain biking culture with the world. What they created is a stage race that journeys through old growth forests and along coastal waterways. It is an event that's been referred to as "the...
  2. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    BC Bike Race, one of the world's most popular mountain bike stage races, has released their third feature film, The Journey. In this great edit follow an 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...
  3. General Discussion
    Photo by Margus Riga The changes to the BC Bike Race course this year are both big and small, but regardless of size they all achieve the same goals - more singletrack. Cowichan Valley is the new Day 1, Squamish will be the new Day 7, and the communities in between will flow in the same order...
  4. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    The globe is dotted with all manner of cross-country stage races. From South Africa's Cape Epic, to Trans Pyrenees and Trans Alps in Europe, to the just completed Transylvania Epic in Pennsylvania. All bring something unique and challenging to the table, but for our money the absolute best of...
  5. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    You may be tempted to file the BC Bike Race under the XC category. But you'd be doing yourself a serious disservice if tried to line up on a hardtail with pinner tires. This stage race covers some of the most technical cross country singletrack in western British Columbia. This incredible race...
  6. General Discussion
    For the 10th straight year, the BC Bike Race made the trek to Squamish for a long day of rowdy trail riding. On the plate was a 33-mile grind with 6378 feet of climbing. Average finish time was nearly 5 hours, with many riders out there far longer. To get a better sense of the required effort...
  7. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    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. The amount of work, passion...
  8. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Editor's Note: Words by Harlan Price with photos by Margus Riga, Dave Silver, Erik Peterson and Todd Weselake and videos Connor Macleod, Max Berkowitz and Chris Fisher. BCBR 2015 Day 5: North Vancouver "That was the best yet. Fantastic last trail, Expresso, just brilliant. I heard someone say...
  9. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Editor's Note: Words by Harlan Price with photos by Margus Riga, Dave Silver, Erik Peterson and Todd Weselake and videos Connor Macleod, Max Berkowitz and Chris Fisher. BCBR 2015 Day 3: Earls Cove to Sechelt Caked in dust with sweat dripping down their brows, the racers of the BC Bike Race...
  10. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Editor's Note: Words by Harlan Price with photos by Margus Riga, Dave Silver, Erik Peterson and Todd Weselake and videos Connor Macleod, Max Berkowitz and Chris Fisher. BCBR 2015 Day 1: Cumberland Saturday Registration in North Vancouver saw over 600 racers meet for the first time as they...
  11. General Discussion
    Fitness - and skill - are both required for success at the BC Bike Race. Stage 1 of the BC Bike Race cross country stage race will take place in North Vancouver, home of the infamous North Shore trails, race organizers announced this week. The iconic ladder bridges of the North Shore are some...
  12. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    We recently received some awesome video and photos from the BC Bike Race guys (Dean Payne, Andreas Hestler, Darren Butler and Connor Macleod) as they toured Jamaica and attended the Jamaica Fat Tire Festival. BC Bike Race main man, Andreas Hestler explains, "Jamaica is an amazing place to...
  13. General Discussion
    Featuring seven days of the best single track in the world, B.C. Bike Race is the mountain bike event we'd all do if we had a week away from reality. No other event compares to BC Bike Race with its quality of terrain, friendly atmosphere and sheer natural beauty. By the end of the week, racers...
  14. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Day 3 Campbell River: 48km Epic Course Cory Wallace solo for stage win: top three men within 2 seconds overall. Simms wins, but women's overall is shuffled. Today's sun finally treated racers to the beauty of the Sunshine Coast under clear skies. The entire BC Bike Race operation left Campbell...
  15. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    A tie in the men's field Simms continues dominance of women's field. Campell River hosted day two of the BC Bike Race under the wettest conditions in race history. With a police escort, 525 spirited racers left from the Robert Ostler Park under a steady drizzle of rain. After a neutral start...
  16. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Surrounded by a country celebrating its birthday, the winners of the opening day at the BC Bike Race started their seven-day journey through epic BC singletrack. Barry Wicks, and Wendy Simms (Kona Bikes) won the opening stages of the 2012 BC Bike race in very different fashions. Simms came...
  17. General Discussion
    Chris Sheppard returns to BC Bike Race Looking for a 'Hat Trick' Vancouver, B.C. - BC Bike Race - The Ultimate Singletrack Experience (BCBR) proudly welcomes back Chris Sheppard riding for Rocky Mountain Bikes - our defending champion and fastest man over seven days! This year Chris, aka...
  18. General Discussion
    Wade Simmons to Attend BC Bike Race 2012 the 'Ultimate Singletrack Experience' Vancouver BC - Wade Simmons is all set and totally stoked to be putting BC Bike Race the 'Ultimate Singletrack Experience' on his 2012 calendar. Wade who rides for Rocky Mountain Bikes is known for his good nature...
  19. General Discussion
    Vancouver B.C. - BC Bike Race the 'Ultimate Singletrack Experience' and Kazimirski Law Corporation are giving away two entries to the 2012 BC Bike Race, currently 'SOLD OUT'. We're excited to announce the Kazlaw Community Mountain Biking Award! The Kazlaw Community Foundation is providing two...
  20. General Discussion
    Vancouver, B.C. -BC Bike Race the 'Ultimate Singletrack Experience' is pleased to announce that the 2012 edition is 'Sold Out'. Registration for 2013 will open July 8th one day after the completion of this year's event. In its sixth year BC Bike Race has once again reached 100% capacity, all...
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