Fort McMurray Bike Park Update

Bike Park Update Hello all. This is for those who use the new bike park that was built last year by the RMWB. The park is a legacy project of the 2015 Western Canada Games. Spring is coming and we need your help. The RMWB is not finished with building the park. The intent is…

THE BEST POWER METER FOR ROAD CYCLING – PART 2

Originally posted on In The Know Cycling:
In Part 2 of this review to find the best power meter for road cycling, I’ll show you what power meters (PM) will cost you and which is best for the combination of bikes, wheels and rings you use now or may add.  Since the market is changing…

THE BEST POWER METER FOR ROAD CYCLING – PART 1

Originally posted on In The Know Cycling:
For this review, I looked at the 6 top cycling power meters across a range of performance and use combinations to get from “it depends” to a clear recommendation of the best power meter for road cycling. For most road cycling enthusiasts, in most cases, I recommend you…

Fat Bike Best Practices

This post is for information purposes from the IMBA website. Yield triangle design by Jake Hawkes. Content on this page was developed in part by Grand Targhee Resort and Teton Valley Trails and Pathways.  WBCC membership DO NOT RIDE unless you are sure that biking is permitted by the land manager! Always be courteous to…

Designing a Risk Management Program for Mountain Biking

Posted for information purposes from the IMBA site. What is Risk Management? Risk management is a systemized approach to incorporating safety into the trail riding experience. At the most basic level, there are two trail-related risk management goals: Manage the risks on your trails Minimize the losses from lawsuits To accomplish these goals, you’ll need…

18 Steps to Building a Dirt Jump or Freeride Park

Posted for information from the IMBA website The evolution of mountain biking goes beyond the development of ultra-technical trails – it also includes a resurgence in dirt jumping and bike parks. Here are 18 key ideas to help you design and build bike parks that are fun, durable and likely to earn approval from a…

REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF WOOD BUFFALO BIKE PARK – SILIN FOREST ROAD

History In 2013 Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Council set aside a budget to conduct a feasibility study to create a non-motorized Bike Park. After three information sessions to gain input from the public on the location for this park. Five possible sites in Fort McMurray were put forward; North Parson, Silin Forest Road, Lower…

24 Hours of Adrenalin in Kananaskis Country

Posted for information purposes from the 24 Hours of Adrenalin website. Adrenalin seekers… Don’t miss out, as West Coast / Rocky Mountain mountain bike enthusiasts and all their friends travel to the heart of the Canadian Rockies in Kananaskis Country, the 20th Edition of the 24 Hours of Adrenalin is a guaranteed great time! The 24…

Rundle’s Revenge – Mountain Bike & Trail Run

Posted for information purposes from the Transrockies website. Rundle’s Revenge is a two-day fun-fest that includes mountain biking and trail running. No, it’s not a duathlon.  Rundle’s Revenge is so much more than that! Where duathlons combine the two events into one day, Rundle’s Revenge gives you a full day for each event. If you…

2016 Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan

This blog post is for information only, and is from the Granfondo Axel Merckx website. Ride Hard. Smile Often.   The 2016 Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan (PGAMO) is much more than an epic ride through the heart of British Columbia’s wine country. It’s an entire weekend of cycling camaraderie, family activities, Okanagan sunshine and…

ATB Financial Gran Fondo Highwood Pass

This blog post is for information only, and is from the Gran Fondo Highwood Pass website. Nothing compares to the remote majesty of the Canadian Rockies.  Located SW of Calgary, the ATB Financial Gran Fondo Highwood Pass travels 135km through the heart of the Rockies to the summit of the highest paved road pass in Canada. You’re…

RBC GranFondo Banff

Welcome to GranFondo Canada This blog post is for information only, and is from the GranFondo Canada website. Imagine for one day, the best possible cycling roads are closed to traffic. Before you is an epic route with challenging climbs and thrilling descents. All you have to do is concentrate on the beauty around you….