BC Bike Race Newsletter – November 2010

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Hello all you mountain bikers,

We hope you’re still out there riding. For us, Fall is all about planning the best week of your life on your mountain bike!

We have a lot of exciting changes for 2011, including a new stage!

Entries are selling quickly right now and we’re well ahead on the number of registered racers in comparison to last year, so we’re expecting an early Sell Out. Already, we have over fifteen countries represented, including Australia, Germany, Venezuela, South Africa, and Singapore. If you’re thinking about competing in the 2011 BC Bike Race, we still have spots available, currently $200 off, so get your training started!

We are pumped for the 2011 race and you should be too!


New Stage – Campbell River!

New Stage - Campbell River!

BC Bike Race has never used the exact same race route twice. Why? We feel that epic stage races should always be searching out new trails and new routes, revisiting old ones, but constantly be striving for the best Race Week Experience possible!

This is why we’ve decided to hold a new stage in Campbell River. The diverse and extensive trail network through the Snowden Forest offers yet another flavour of delicious singletrack to the 2011 Route. You’ll relish in Campbell River Classics like Lost Frog, Mudhoney Pass, and the Riley Lake Trail. Want to see what we’re talking about? Check out Dave Norona’s video!

After conquering the epic trails, you’ll arrive at what is bound to be our best Base Camp ever! Robert Ostler Park is on the Ocean, beside the seawalk, surrounded by totem poles, and steps away from all the restaurants, shops, and services you could ever need. This Campbell River Tourism Video gives you a taste of it. Trust us, you’ll be amazed!

We want to thank the Campbell River community for welcoming us with open arms!


Official 2011 Route Announced!

Official 2011 Route Announced!

We know you’ve all been waiting, but here it is – the Official BC Bike Race 2011 Route!

Registration – July 1 & 2 – North Vancouver
Day Zero – July 2 – North Vancouver
Day One – July 3 – Cumberland
Day Two – July 4 – Campbell River
Day Three – July 5 – Powell River
Day Four – July 6 – Earls Cove to Sechelt
Day Five – July 7 – Sechelt to Langdale
Day Six – July 8 – Squamish
Day Seven – July 9 – Whistler


Check out our blogs!

Check out our blogs!

Interested to see what’s happening at our office throughout the year? Want to check out the latest news about new stages, route scouting, and more? Then swing by our website to check out the BC Bike Race Blog. We’ll update it regularly with Race News and some of our regular rides and antics out here on the West Coast.

We’re also pleased to announce a new member of our team, Julien Prenez. Julien is a student from France who is working with us as our new Marketing Intern. Follow his adventures in BC through his blog.


New Videos

New Videos

Campbell River – 2011 Course Preview
Produced by Dave Norona

Campbell River – Tourism Video
YVR Community Showcase

Shimano – Story of XTR at BCBR 2010
Part Four of the XTR Story
See the whole series

Ryders Contest

Ryders Contest

Congratulations to Matt Flury, the winner of our September Ryders Contest. Matt submitted this awesome photo (right) of him riding.

For our November Contest, join us on Facebook to tell us about your ride and send us a photo!  What do you ride for your epic singletrack adventures?  Tell us and you could win a pair of Ryders Sunglasses!

Enter the contest here!


New Website

Over the coming weeks, we’re redesigning our website to serve you better. Check back soon to see more videos, photos, and sweet singletrack!

In the meantime, keep following us on our blogs and on Facebook.


Ask Racer Relations

Ask Racer Relations

Do you have a question about BC Bike Race? Are you wondering about race logistics, the difference between Epic and Challenge, or about volunteering?

Danielle, our Director of Racer Relations, is happy to answer any questions you may have (really, she knows stuff).

Submit your questions here.


For additional information, visit: www.bcbikerace.com


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