Mountain biking

(Photo - Contributed)

West Kelowna biker treks across the province to raise money for mental health

Biffart completed the ride in 13 days, raising $40,000 along the way

 

Mia Serratore riding at Silverstar on June 27 (Alex Senger/Submitted)

SilverStar riding smooth while Big White has more snow to melt

Big White expects to be open to mountain bikers on July 7, while SilverStar opened on June 24

 

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

 

West Kelowna Fire Rescue saved an injured rider from the trails on May 23 (Facebook).

Mountain biker rescued from West Kelowna Smith Creek trails

The West Kelowna Fire Department rescued an injured rider from ‘Feel the Love’ at Smith Creek

West Kelowna Fire Rescue saved an injured rider from the trails on May 23 (Facebook).
Andrew Pickard rides at the ‘Fire in the Mountains’ enduro at Smith Creek last weekend. (Joe Roberts/ Jump into Frame Photography/ @jumpintoframe)

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

West Kelowna firefighters organized the charity event

Andrew Pickard rides at the ‘Fire in the Mountains’ enduro at Smith Creek last weekend. (Joe Roberts/ Jump into Frame Photography/ @jumpintoframe)
Kelowna’s Noah Rubuliak leading the race at track cycling nationals (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

Kelowna’s Noah Rubuliak leading the race at track cycling nationals (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)
Eric Norkum sending a rock roll with Kelowna in the background. See related story Page A10. (Jacqueline Gelineau - Capital News)

Kelowna mountain bikers shred Knox Mountain in the dark

Mountain bikers, runners, and dog walkers are not deterred by the short days

Eric Norkum sending a rock roll with Kelowna in the background. See related story Page A10. (Jacqueline Gelineau - Capital News)
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)
Casey Brown's Dark Horse Invitational free ride mountain biking event took place at Revelstoke Mountain Resort last week, Aug. 17-20.(Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)

12-year-old named Dark Horse at first annual women’s freeride mountain biking event at Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Casey Brown’s invitational event saw a pro line constructed at the resort

Casey Brown's Dark Horse Invitational free ride mountain biking event took place at Revelstoke Mountain Resort last week, Aug. 17-20.(Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)
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 mountain biking 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)
(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)
B.C.’s best bikers crank out top spots at Crankworx

B.C.’s best bikers crank out top spots at Crankworx

Finn Iles and Casey Brown No. 1 in first day of CLIF Crankworx mountain biking at SilverStar

B.C.’s best bikers crank out top spots at Crankworx
CLIF Crankworx Summer Series returns to SilverStar Mountain Resort, along with Sun Peaks and Kicking Horse, for the riders-only event which will be live-streamed for fans. (Crankworx photo)

SilverStar cranks out mountain biking race

CLIF Crankworx Summer Series in Vernon, as well as Sun Peaks and Kicking Horse

CLIF Crankworx Summer Series returns to SilverStar Mountain Resort, along with Sun Peaks and Kicking Horse, for the riders-only event which will be live-streamed for fans. (Crankworx photo)