Mountain biking

Mia Serratore photographed by Studio Iverson (Kaare Iverson/@studioiverson)

‘Puke and rally’: Kelowna rider represents in mountain bike reality show

PinkBike Academy was filmed at the Big White downhill bike park

 

Brett Rheeder earned the top spot at the 2022 Red Bull Rampage mountain biking event Friday, Oct. 21. (Bartek Wolinski/Red Bull Content Pool photo)

Vernon mountain biker crowned champion at Red Bull Rampage competition

Brett Rheeder topped the podium in Utah on Friday Oct. 21

 

Gauthier with Kelowna RCMP bait bikes (Const. Gauthier/ Community Safety Unit)

Kelowna RCMP bait bike bust

The bait bike stolen and retrieved in seven minutes

 

(Ed Henczel/COSAR)

Okanagan search and rescue teams find man lost overnight in Kelowna backcountry

A mountain biker got lost on the Angel Springs trails and had to spend a cold, wet night in the forest

(Ed Henczel/COSAR)
(BC Bike Race/ Submitted)

BC Bike Race celebrates the ‘O.G. vibes’ of mountain biking in the Okanagan

Some of the world’s best riders to race on some of the world’s best trails

(BC Bike Race/ Submitted)
Dachshunds dressed as hot dogs star in a video to help SilverStar Bike Park promote its new trail which opens this weekend – Chien Chaud (French for Hot Dog). (SilverStar video shot)

Vernon bike park goes to the dogs for promo video

SilverStar’s promotional video for Chien Chaud - French for Hot Dog - stars 10 dachshunds

Dachshunds dressed as hot dogs star in a video to help SilverStar Bike Park promote its new trail which opens this weekend – Chien Chaud (French for Hot Dog). (SilverStar video shot)
Some of the mountain bikers attending the Jesmond trail grand opening on Aug. 27 and the Rocky Mountain Bicycles demo team at the Big Bar Ranch, where many were camped to celebrate the trail opening event. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Black Press Media)

Trail opening spiritually and economically important moment for southern Cariboo First Nation

Stswecem’c Xget’tem First Nation celebrated mountain bike trail development at Jesmond Mountain

Some of the mountain bikers attending the Jesmond trail grand opening on Aug. 27 and the Rocky Mountain Bicycles demo team at the Big Bar Ranch, where many were camped to celebrate the trail opening event. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Black Press Media)
(Raquel Rodrigues/Submitted)

Kelowna team riding strong during 6 day Rockies race

The pair are currently ranked second with four days to go

(Raquel Rodrigues/Submitted)
Central Okanagan Search and Rescue were called to the Kettle Valley Rail Trail Sunday afternoon. (Photo/COSAR)

Rescue on Rail Trail south of Kelowna

‘This has been an exceptionally busy year on the KVR’

Central Okanagan Search and Rescue were called to the Kettle Valley Rail Trail Sunday afternoon. (Photo/COSAR)
(Photo - Contributed)

West Kelowna biker treks across the province to raise money for mental health

Biffart completed the ride in 13 days, raising $40,000 along the way

(Photo - Contributed)
Mia Serratore riding at Silverstar on June 27 (Alex Senger/Submitted)

SilverStar riding smooth while Big White has more snow to melt

Big White expects to be open to mountain bikers on July 7, while SilverStar opened on June 24

Mia Serratore riding at Silverstar on June 27 (Alex Senger/Submitted)
Some snow in the upper peaks of SilverStar Mountain Resort is stopping the bike park from opening for the season. (Video still)

Ready to ride: SilverStar bike park opens

Some snow up top, but Vernon resort has 85 per cent of runs open

Some snow in the upper peaks of SilverStar Mountain Resort is stopping the bike park from opening for the season. (Video still)
West Kelowna Fire Rescue saved an injured rider from the trails on May 23 (Facebook).

Mountain biker rescued from West Kelowna Smith Creek trails

The West Kelowna Fire Department rescued an injured rider from ‘Feel the Love’ at Smith Creek

West Kelowna Fire Rescue saved an injured rider from the trails on May 23 (Facebook).
Andrew Pickard rides at the ‘Fire in the Mountains’ enduro at Smith Creek last weekend. (Joe Roberts/ Jump into Frame Photography/ @jumpintoframe)

Cool kind of ‘Fire in the Mountains’ at West Kelowna bike event

West Kelowna firefighters organized the charity event

Andrew Pickard rides at the ‘Fire in the Mountains’ enduro at Smith Creek last weekend. (Joe Roberts/ Jump into Frame Photography/ @jumpintoframe)
Kelowna’s Noah Rubuliak leading the race at track cycling nationals (Noah Rubuliak/Submitted)

Kelowna high schooler races to Track Cycling Nationals gold

Noah Rubuliak is as strong on the track as he is on the trails

Kelowna’s Noah Rubuliak leading the race at track cycling nationals (Noah Rubuliak/Submitted)
A rider carries her speed down a trail reinforced by rocks in the Simpcw trail network. (Paul Masukowitz photo)

First Nation in central B.C. to host 1st-ever Allies Mountain Bikes Festival

Festival will include mountain biking, culture, films will be first of its kind

A rider carries her speed down a trail reinforced by rocks in the Simpcw trail network. (Paul Masukowitz photo)
Eric Norkum sending a rock roll with Kelowna in the background. See related story Page A10. (Jacqueline Gelineau - Capital News)

Kelowna mountain bikers shred Knox Mountain in the dark

Mountain bikers, runners, and dog walkers are not deterred by the short days

Eric Norkum sending a rock roll with Kelowna in the background. See related story Page A10. (Jacqueline Gelineau - Capital News)
Vernon mountain biker Tom Van Steenbergen suffered multiple injuries in a crash Friday, Oct. 15, at the Red Bull Rampage event in Utah. He underwent eight hours of surgery Saturday and is now on the road to recovery. (twitter.com)

Rampage crash results in multiple injuries for Vernon mountain biker

Tom van Steenbergen was competing at Red Bull Rampage in Utah when a trick went awry

Vernon mountain biker Tom Van Steenbergen suffered multiple injuries in a crash Friday, Oct. 15, at the Red Bull Rampage event in Utah. He underwent eight hours of surgery Saturday and is now on the road to recovery. (twitter.com)
Casey Brown's Dark Horse Invitational free ride mountain biking event took place at Revelstoke Mountain Resort last week, Aug. 17-20.(Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)

12-year-old named Dark Horse at first annual women’s freeride mountain biking event at Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Casey Brown’s invitational event saw a pro line constructed at the resort

Casey Brown's Dark Horse Invitational free ride mountain biking event took place at Revelstoke Mountain Resort last week, Aug. 17-20.(Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)
Casey Brown had the fastest time in the UCI Pro/Elite Women category at the Canadian Downhill Championships. (Contributed-Clint Trahan)

Revelstoke’s Casey Brown wins downhill mountain biking nationals

The 2021 Canadian Downhill Championships took place in Golden July 25

Casey Brown had the fastest time in the UCI Pro/Elite Women category at the Canadian Downhill Championships. (Contributed-Clint Trahan)