Mountain biking

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

 

John Denham and his bike in Spirit Square. Denham is inspired by his love of bikes to continue on with the show. (Claire Palmer photo)

‘Bike Culture’ podcast highlights Golden’s biking community

The podcast interviews locals and helps shine a light on Golden’s love of bikes

 

Cody Wharton (far right) stands on the podium after his third place finish at Big White. (Contributed)

Golden local Cody Wharton enjoying banner season

Wharton, who competes in the u17 elite category, has had his fair share of success this year

 

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)
Finn Iles takes on Psychosis, a legendary race that was discontinued in 2008 after 10 years of competition. (Crankworx photo)

Crankworx returns to Golden and Kicking Horse

It’s the second year in a row that the festival has come to town

Finn Iles takes on Psychosis, a legendary race that was discontinued in 2008 after 10 years of competition. (Crankworx photo)
Golden local Cody Wharton cracked the top 10 in the u17 Sport Men category. (Clint Trahan photo)

Golden locals clean up at National Downhill championships

Several Golden locals had strong showings at the Canadian National Downhill championships

Golden local Cody Wharton cracked the top 10 in the u17 Sport Men category. (Clint Trahan 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 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)
10 places to get away and get outside this summer!

10 places to get away and get outside this summer!

Experience Alberta ranch adventures, a BC grizzly refuge and more

  • Aug 14, 2020
10 places to get away and get outside this summer!
Crankworx is coming to Golden for the first time as a change of plans after the initial cancellation of the event that normally takes place at Whistler. (Crankworx photo)

Crankworx comes to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort

The event normally takes place at Whistler, but has taken to the road in light of COVID-19

Crankworx is coming to Golden for the first time as a change of plans after the initial cancellation of the event that normally takes place at Whistler. (Crankworx photo)
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)
Sweeping landscapes like Dune Za Keyih Provincial Park beckon visitors to BC’s northern reaches. Taylor Burk photo.

Experience BC’s Northern Wild, Nature on a Whole New Scale

Discover glacial valleys, soaring mountain peaks and wildlife parks in BC’s northern reaches

  • Jul 6, 2020
Sweeping landscapes like Dune Za Keyih Provincial Park beckon visitors to BC’s northern reaches. Taylor Burk photo.
Sweeping ranchlands, grassy vistas and golden plateaus await in BC’s interior. Blake Jorgenson photo.

Rivers, Ranches and Ranges: From Historic Sites to Wilderness Adventure

Experience some of BC’s history this summer

  • Jul 6, 2020
Sweeping ranchlands, grassy vistas and golden plateaus await in BC’s interior. Blake Jorgenson photo.