Mountain biking

Mia Serratore photographed by Studio Iverson (Kaare Iverson/@studioiverson)

‘Puke and rally’: Kelowna rider represents in mountain bike reality show

PinkBike Academy was filmed at the Big White downhill bike park

 

Brett Rheeder earned the top spot at the 2022 Red Bull Rampage mountain biking event Friday, Oct. 21. (Bartek Wolinski/Red Bull Content Pool photo)

Vernon mountain biker crowned champion at Red Bull Rampage competition

Brett Rheeder topped the podium in Utah on Friday Oct. 21

 

(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

 

(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

(Ed Henczel/COSAR)
Dachshunds dressed as hot dogs star in a video to help SilverStar Bike Park promote its new trail which opens this weekend – Chien Chaud (French for Hot Dog). (SilverStar video shot)

Vernon bike park goes to the dogs for promo video

SilverStar’s promotional video for Chien Chaud - French for Hot Dog - stars 10 dachshunds

Dachshunds dressed as hot dogs star in a video to help SilverStar Bike Park promote its new trail which opens this weekend – Chien Chaud (French for Hot Dog). (SilverStar video shot)
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)
(Raquel Rodrigues/Submitted)

Kelowna team riding strong during 6 day Rockies race

The pair are currently ranked second with four days to go

(Raquel Rodrigues/Submitted)
Central Okanagan Search and Rescue were called to the Kettle Valley Rail Trail Sunday afternoon. (Photo/COSAR)

Rescue on Rail Trail south of Kelowna

‘This has been an exceptionally busy year on the KVR’

Central Okanagan Search and Rescue were called to the Kettle Valley Rail Trail Sunday afternoon. (Photo/COSAR)
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

Some snow in the upper peaks of SilverStar Mountain Resort is stopping the bike park from opening for the season. (Video still)
Noah Rubuliak rides in last weekend's 'Fire in the Mountains' bike race in West Kelowna. (Joe Roberts/ Jump into frame photography)

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

West Kelowna firefighters organized the charity event

Noah Rubuliak rides in last weekend's 'Fire in the Mountains' bike race in West Kelowna. (Joe Roberts/ Jump into frame photography)
Rubuliak and B.C. cycling team mate before a race (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

Rubuliak and B.C. cycling team mate before a race (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)
An adaptive mountain bike on the Spine Trail in Roseberry, BC. Photo courtesy Kootenay Adaptive Sport Association/Jesse Schpakowski.

Kootenay mountain bike trails poised to become global destination for athletes with disabilities

Trails are a major component of British Columbia’s tourism industry, and a…

  • Nov 21, 2021
An adaptive mountain bike on the Spine Trail in Roseberry, BC. Photo courtesy Kootenay Adaptive Sport Association/Jesse Schpakowski.
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)
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

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)
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

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