Events for June 27 – July 2

It’s a pretty tame week due to Canada Day festivities, but nonetheless there’s fun to be had. Check out our schedule in the poster below, and pay special attention to the following: There is no kids ride this coming Saturday. There is no Sunday road ride as we need a leader. If you are interested…

Events for June 20 – 25

We may not have any special events for this week, but we have a great lineup of fun group rides for mountain bikers and roadies, all ages. Check out the poster below and visit our 2017 Club Ride Schedule for more info. Not a member yet?  Join here! Happy riding!

Events for June 12 – 18

Here’s our lineup of club rides and special events for June 12 – 18, 2017. Pay special attention to the TOONIE SPRINT happening this Thursday, June 15th on the Birchwood Trails and the PUMP TRACK CLINIC on Saturday, June 17th at Vista Ridge, Saprae Creek. TOONIE SPRINT – this event is for WBCC club members…

Events for June 5 – 11

We are working super hard on building an exciting event-filled 2017 season for our club members and cycling community in Fort McMurray. Let’s get rolling with our WBCC events for June 5-11, 2017.

2017 WBCC Memberships

2017 Wood Buffalo Cycling Club membership registration is open. The a one-time fee of $60PP CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW Why get a WBCC membership? Be insured while riding with our club. $40 of your membership goes to Alberta Cycling insurance to protect you while riding. Get in on the weekly group club rides, such…

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…

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…