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BC Bike Race 2019: Stage 1, Cowichan Valley.

It was business time this morning as elite men and women rolled up to the start line hoping to put Katerina Nash (Team Clif Bar) and Geoff Kabush (Team Yeti-Maxxis) on notice that this year the BCBR story will unfold in a different fashion. One the menu: the incredible two-mountain, tidal wave of fun that is Stage 1, in the beautiful Cowichan Valley.

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Jul 7, 2019

Videos

Dean Lucas: "Training Ground."

Having prepped for the 2020 season, Dean Lucas flew to Portugal in march for suspension testing and the first World Cup stop in Lousa as hungry as ever.

Competitions

BC Bike Race: Planning for the future.

BC Bike Race is proud to announce that in these uncertain times, we are planning for the future.

Reviews

‘2020’ Santa Cruz Megatower.

a name-calling bully, but one you want in your corner when things get rowdy.


Raindrops pattered from a grey West Coast sky, threatening to unleash a tempest of a storm. It was a meteorological foreshadow of things to come. Six hundred BC Bike Racers, representing 38 countries, descended on the North Shore July 4 for the launch of BC Bike Race, version Lucky 13.
 
Since ancient times water courses served to delimit borders and separate peoples, but beyond this purely administrative demarcation, rivers have helped to unite landscapes and cultures throughout history.
 
We slapped and shaped it until it was ripe. Friends once from different areas and different backgrounds - on a path now brotherly, enjoying sinking their teeth into this fruit of their labour together…
 
The bike season in Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis is in full swing! Following a packed and successful Opening Weekend, the next scheduled highlight is already around the corner and it’s one especially for the Ladies: from 16-18 August, female shredders can look forward to hitting the trails with pro rider...
 
Either one of these pieces are easily confused with casual wear, and could be worn out on the town without anyone batting an eye.  In fact I wore them around the house for most of the day before my family even noticed that they were riding pieces.
 
Kialani Hines (USA) and Adrien Loron (FRA) are each riding a high after pulling out all the mental and physical stops at Crankworx Innsbruck Day 2, each closing it out with wins in the RockShox Innsbruck Pump Track Challenge.
 
From the top of the Slopestyle World, it’s a long way down to the bottom. Within the space of weeks, Swedish Slopestyle prodigy Emil Johansson went from Slopestyle World Champion to being faced with the reality that he might never ride a bike again.
 
The 2019 Out of Bounds Festival in Saalfelden Leogang has exceeded all expectations. Next to the spectacular racing at the third stop of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz UCI Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup, the 25,000 mountain bike fans who made the pilgrimage to the Epic Bikepark Leogang were treated with...
 
Danny MacAskill has dropped another banger of a video; this time on his own YouTube channel. “Danny Daycare” premiered on May 20 and has since been viewed well over 2.000.000 times as well as trending on Youtube in several countries.
 
The event: where heroes are made and legends begin. A celebration of what and who mountain biking is today, where it’s come from and where it’s going. An opportunity to bear witness to the living history and progression of the sport. A chance to experience mountain bike culture’s many layers.
 
My right foot remains firm and precise, my arms semiflexed but waiting for any signal to react, the wonderful roar of the V8 engine is music to my ears and the 625 hp of the McLaren MP4-12C push me furiously down the back roads.