Mountain biking

A mountain-biker checks out a map of the trails in Cumberland. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Land use agreement for Cumberland bike trails extended

The land use agreement between Mosaic Forest Management and the United Riders…

  • Nov 27, 2022

 

Thetis Lake Park overview (Courtesy CRD)

New mountain bike trails added to Thetis Lake Regional Park

Designated and rated trails protect environmentally sensitive areas, the CRD says

 

(Ed Henczel/COSAR)

Okanagan search and rescue teams find man lost overnight in Kelowna backcountry

A mountain biker got lost on the Angel Springs trails and had to spend a cold, wet night in the forest

 

Some of the mountain bikers attending the Jesmond trail grand opening on Aug. 27 and the Rocky Mountain Bicycles demo team at the Big Bar Ranch, where many were camped to celebrate the trail opening event. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Black Press Media)

Trail opening spiritually and economically important moment for southern Cariboo First Nation

Stswecem’c Xget’tem First Nation celebrated mountain bike trail development at Jesmond Mountain

Some of the mountain bikers attending the Jesmond trail grand opening on Aug. 27 and the Rocky Mountain Bicycles demo team at the Big Bar Ranch, where many were camped to celebrate the trail opening event. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Black Press Media)
Plans are underway that could see Mt. Prevost become a major draw for the global mountain-biking community. (Citizen file)

Cowichan’s Mt. Prevost eyed for world-class mountain biking

10 sanctioned trails hoped to be completed this year

Plans are underway that could see Mt. Prevost become a major draw for the global mountain-biking community. (Citizen file)
A bike park slated for Blenkin Memorial Park on Quadra Island will be proceeding. Photo courtesy Google Streetview

Quadra Island bike park moving forward despite Strathcona Regional District’s reservations

Project to proceed subject to lease amendment protecting regional district

A bike park slated for Blenkin Memorial Park on Quadra Island will be proceeding. Photo courtesy Google Streetview
A racer descends a steep slope Saturday (July 2) during the Live Like Jordie Enduro at Jordie Lunn Bike Park in Langford. The race, part of the Island Cup Enduro Series, was one of the events at the two-day-long Langford BikeFest. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Live Like Jordie Enduro takes over Langford MTB park

Saturday’s racing is part of Langford BikeFest, which continues Sunday

A racer descends a steep slope Saturday (July 2) during the Live Like Jordie Enduro at Jordie Lunn Bike Park in Langford. The race, part of the Island Cup Enduro Series, was one of the events at the two-day-long Langford BikeFest. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
A rider makes their way down the trail during the 2022 B.C. School Sports High School Mountain Biking Provincial Championships at the Jordie Lunn Bike Park in Langford on May 27. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: High school mountain bikers flock to Langford trails

Jordie Lunn Bike Park hosts its first provincial championship competition

A rider makes their way down the trail during the 2022 B.C. School Sports High School Mountain Biking Provincial Championships at the Jordie Lunn Bike Park in Langford on May 27. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Riders set off on the new trail, part of the unveiled gravity zone and nature trails, at the Jordie Lunn Bike Park in Langford on May 10. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
Riders set off on the new trail, part of the unveiled gravity zone and nature trails, at the Jordie Lunn Bike Park in Langford on May 10. (Bailey Moreton/News Staff)
More than 200 riders competed at the Mount Tzouhalem Enduro stage of the Island Cup Race Series on Sunday, April 24. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Vancouver Island riders flock to Cowichan for 2022 Island Cup Series opener

More than 200 Mount Tzouhalem Enduro spots sold out in less than six hours

More than 200 riders competed at the Mount Tzouhalem Enduro stage of the Island Cup Race Series on Sunday, April 24. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
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)
A fundraiser has been created to build a mountain bike trail in honour of Matthew Jeromkin, who was 13 when he died Feb. 6. (GoFundMe/submitted photo)

Family hopes to memorialize Nanaimo boy’s life with mountain bike trail

Gofundme set up to raise money for project to honour 13-year-old

A fundraiser has been created to build a mountain bike trail in honour of Matthew Jeromkin, who was 13 when he died Feb. 6. (GoFundMe/submitted photo)
The Capital Regional District has made some improvements and changes to mountain biking trails in the region after approving its guidelines for the activity last spring. (Black Press Media file photo)

CRD updates Saanich mountain biking areas with realigned trails, added signage

Mount Work sees many of the improvements, Sooke trails also targeted for attention

The Capital Regional District has made some improvements and changes to mountain biking trails in the region after approving its guidelines for the activity last spring. (Black Press Media file photo)
Emmy Lan celebrates a win. Supplied

Island mountain biker wins pair of 2021 national championships

Comox Valley’s Emmy Lan enjoying success in Canada and Europe

Emmy Lan celebrates a win. Supplied
A free scholarship program sponsored by Nolan Riding and the City of Langford is geared to getting more kids involved in the sport of mountain biking. (Photo courtesy of Nolan Riding Mountain Bike Coaching)

Partnership provides introduction to mountain biking in Langford

Participants to learn at Jordie Lunn Memorial Bike Park, receive professional coaching

A free scholarship program sponsored by Nolan Riding and the City of Langford is geared to getting more kids involved in the sport of mountain biking. (Photo courtesy of Nolan Riding Mountain Bike Coaching)
Lucienne Siedlecki was among the volunteers that took part in a cleanup of mountain bike trails in Nanaimo on June 5. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Garbage cleared from mountain bike trails in Nanaimo on B.C. Trails Day

Nanaimo Mountain Bike Club, Mosaic Forest Management part of cleanup effort at Doumont trails

Lucienne Siedlecki was among the volunteers that took part in a cleanup of mountain bike trails in Nanaimo on June 5. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
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 Nanaimo bike rider already attracting cycle sponsors

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)
Local cyclist Max McCulloch catches air off a jump on the Organ Donor trail in the Hartland area of Mount Work regional park. The Capital Regional District parks committee approved new guidelines for mountain biking in CRD parks, but left room for adjustments. (Black Press Media file photo)

CRD parks mountain biking guidelines a hot topic in Greater Victoria

Committee approves guidelines, short-term actions, wants more scrutiny during parks planning process

Local cyclist Max McCulloch catches air off a jump on the Organ Donor trail in the Hartland area of Mount Work regional park. The Capital Regional District parks committee approved new guidelines for mountain biking in CRD parks, but left room for adjustments. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Cross on the Commons race is one of events organized by the Arrowsmith Cycling Club. (PQB News file photo)

More people than ever mountain biking in Parksville Qualicum Beach area

Arrowsmith Cycling Club VP promotes healthy, fun activity

The Cross on the Commons race is one of events organized by the Arrowsmith Cycling Club. (PQB News file photo)
Ucluelet Mountain Bike Association volunteers and Ucluelet First Nation youth work on a mountain bike trail in Ucluelet First Nations territory. (UMBA photo)

Mountain bikers, First Nation strike landmark deal in Ucluelet

Up Mount Ozzard, trail building hums along in tandem with decolonization. Back…

Ucluelet Mountain Bike Association volunteers and Ucluelet First Nation youth work on a mountain bike trail in Ucluelet First Nations territory. (UMBA photo)