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Good riding in Nanaimo

There is loads of awesome riding to be had on Vancouver Island. Nanaimo is just one area I would recommend you explore. I've ridden the Doumont Trails and they are super fun! Freeride and all-mountain, along with a number of downhill runs. To find out more check out the following website: http://www.island.net/~pmcgarri/ (a website with maps to all the rides in the area).

I'll post some of these on bikepirate.com, by April. In the meantime, I hope the link above is useful.

Cheers!

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I've done it. It's great, but you need to reserve to hike it now. It's quite popular. The record is around 8 hours, most folks take 5-7 days. I hiked it with a group in 3 days, and that was sorta gnarly. 5 is probably ideal.

I don't know anything like it for the bike on the Island. I'd compare it to 7 Summits or the Spruce Lake area in the Chilcotin for similar levels of rad on the bike.
 
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