Mountain biking

Rebecca Nicol is an avid mountain biker. Photo by Lorenz Jimenez

Comox Valley cancer survivor says mountain biking ‘literally saved my life’

Mountain Biking is a popular sport and pastime in the Comox Valley,…

  • Nov 25, 2022

 

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 22, 2022

 

Emmy Lan, centre, on the podium at Loudenvielle, France. Photo by Kike Abelleira

Comox mountain biker wins U21 world championship

Emmy Lan of Comox has won a world title in mountain biking.…

 

(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)
Kristy Gabelhouse won 2021’s #FallGoByBikeWeek Grand Prize, an Exodus Travels Cycling Adventure for two in France! Participate in 2022's GoByBike Week Oct. 3 - 16 for a chance to win an Exodus Travels self-guided cycling adventure for two in Italy.

Go by bike or bicicletta! Save on gas and enter to win a cycling trip in Italy

Nanaimo’s Kristy Gabelhouse participated in Spring GoByBike Week from France — you could be next!

  • Sep 12, 2022
Kristy Gabelhouse won 2021’s #FallGoByBikeWeek Grand Prize, an Exodus Travels Cycling Adventure for two in France! Participate in 2022's GoByBike Week Oct. 3 - 16 for a chance to win an Exodus Travels self-guided cycling adventure for two in Italy.
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)

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

10 sanctioned trails hoped to be completed this year on landmark slopes near Duncan

Plans are underway that could see Mt. Prevost become a major draw for the global mountain-biking community. (Citizen file)
Eva Leikermoser, a junior rider from Comox, competes as a member of the Canadian team at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships this month in Les Gets, France. Photo supplied

Island racers aim for podium at mountain bike worlds

A quartet of locals are among 51 athletes named to the Canadian…

Eva Leikermoser, a junior rider from Comox, competes as a member of the Canadian team at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships this month in Les Gets, France. Photo supplied
Carter Woods won two gold medals at the Canadian Mountain Bike Championships on the weekend in Oro Station, Ont. Photo by Rob Jones-Canadian Cyclist

Cumberland athlete wins two golds at national mountain bike championships

Carter Woods won two gold medals at the Canadian Cross-Country (XCO), Short…

  • Jul 25, 2022
Carter Woods won two gold medals at the Canadian Mountain Bike Championships on the weekend in Oro Station, Ont. Photo by Rob Jones-Canadian Cyclist
Anita Naidu, seventh from left, and participants of a Bike Fest Series event. Photo by A. Shaw

Cumberland event offers bike skills coaching, yoga, anti-racism education

An event that offers high performance bike skills coaching for all levels…

Anita Naidu, seventh from left, and participants of a Bike Fest Series event. Photo by A. Shaw
Ziplining is just one of the activities available at Mt. Washington Alpine Resort this summer. Photo courtesy Mt. Washington

Bounce-back summer expected for Comox Valley tourism industry

Of all the industries adversely affected by the pandemic, the tourism industry…

Ziplining is just one of the activities available at Mt. Washington Alpine Resort this summer. Photo courtesy Mt. Washington
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)
Chad Hendren has been appointed to the national MTB coaching team for the 2022 season. Photo supplied

Comox Valley man selected to national coaching team

Chad Hendren runs the Gravity MTB Youth Development Team

Chad Hendren has been appointed to the national MTB coaching team for the 2022 season. Photo supplied
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)
The new movie Long Live Chainsaw celebrates the life and legacy of Nanaimo mountain bike racer Steve Smith. (Photo courtesy Sven Martin/Long Live Chainsaw)

New movie tells true story of Nanaimo mountain bike racer’s life and legacy

Long Live Chainsaw, a documentary about Steve Smith, premieres Nov. 5

The new movie Long Live Chainsaw celebrates the life and legacy of Nanaimo mountain bike racer Steve Smith. (Photo courtesy Sven Martin/Long Live Chainsaw)
Emmy Lan of Comox won two national mountain bike championships this year. Photo supplied

Comox mountain biker wins pair of 2021 national championships

Comox mountain biker Emmy Lan bracketed a 2021 European tour with a…

Emmy Lan of Comox won two national mountain bike championships this year. Photo supplied
Comox mountain biker Emmy Lan on top of the podium. Photo supplied

Comox mountain biker heading off to World Cup in Europe

Emmy Lan qualifies after going gold at national races in Golden

Comox mountain biker Emmy Lan on top of the podium. Photo supplied
Carter Woods, centre, won the U23 XCO division at the Mountain Bike World Cup in Nové Město na Moravě, Czech Republic, Sept. 15. Photo by Andy Vathis

Back-to-back World Cup wins for Cumberland mountain bike racer

Carter Woods has won a second World Cup mountain bike race in…

Carter Woods, centre, won the U23 XCO division at the Mountain Bike World Cup in Nové Město na Moravě, Czech Republic, Sept. 15. Photo by Andy Vathis
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)
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