Trial by fire: Rocky Mountain Element at BC Bike Race

Grueling seven-day stage race proves ideal testing ground

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The grueling seven-day BC Bike Race is the perfect test bed for the new breed of XC race bikes. Photo by Margus Riga

The grueling seven-day BC Bike Race is the perfect test bed for the new breed of XC race bikes. Photo by Margus Riga

You may be tempted to file the BC Bike Race under the XC category. But you’d be doing yourself a serious disservice if tried to line up on a hardtail with pinner tires. This stage race covers some of the most technical cross country singletrack in western British Columbia. This incredible race mixes arduous terrain, grueling conditions, and attracts world-class talent, which makes it an ideal testing ground for a bike such as the new Rocky Mountain Element. Press play to learn more.


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