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Great Big Poker Ride on Saturday, Oct. 3!

By |2020-09-30T14:28:06-08:00September 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The RCA's second annual Great Big Poker Ride is coming up this Saturday, Oct. 3. Gather some friends, go for a ride, take some selfies, and collect your cards to win some sweet prizes from Revelstoke Mountain Resort, Wandering Wheels, Flowt, Skookum, and Tantrum. Entry is $10 and all money raised will go to support the RCA's trail crew. You can get all the details here: http://bikerevelstoke.org/news/pokerride/

RCA is fixing The Rooster

By |2020-08-12T19:29:45-08:00August 12th, 2020|MTB trails, News|

  Photo: Luke Stevens rides The Rooster. By Steve Shannon The Rooster will crow once more! The Revelstoke Cycling Association issued a request for proposal today to fix The Rooster trail on Boulder Mountain. The work will address issues with inconsistent jump sizes and fix drainage on the trail. This project has been on the burner for some time and we are expecting to proceed this fall. We are grateful to the [...]

Sunnyside Trails Opened

By |2020-06-26T19:59:25-08:00June 26th, 2020|MTB trails, News, Sunnyside|

New sections of Upper Haulin' Daze. Photo by Katlyn DaviesThe Revelstoke Cycling Association is pleased to report Sunnyside was re-opened by Recreation Sites & Trails BC on Friday, June 26. While I’m sure many of you are excited to go ride there, we ask that you please keep a few things in mind: Respect the neighbours. This means don't linger and make a lot of noise at the trailhead, use the outhouse, [...]

Revy Bunny Hop Easter Egg Hunt

By |2020-04-17T09:28:59-08:00April 12th, 2020|Road Event|

  **THIS IS A CONTACT-FREE & PHYSICALLY DISTANCED ACTIVITY** Please do your part to keep it that way so everyone can safely enjoy this activity. The Easter Bunny has been hard at work hiding eggs all over town. Jump on your bikes for this scavenger hunt style Easter egg hunt. Find the eggs, and you'll be entered to win some sweet prizes, generously provided by Skookum Revelstoke Bike & Ski. There are [...]

Important Update Regarding the Sunnyside Trail Network

By |2020-04-15T09:13:11-08:00March 18th, 2020|Action!, News|

Dear members, In a month or so, the snow will be melting in town and many of you will be chomping at the bit to ride your bikes again. Most of you will head out to Sunnyside to ride our new trail, Haulin’ Daze. The Revelstoke Cycling Association’s Board of Directors is asking that you refrain from riding the trail until we have a chance to review it in the spring and [...]

Race season resumes

By |2019-09-09T08:31:55-08:00September 9th, 2019|DH Event, Enduro Fiver, MTB events, News, XC Event|

The Revelstoke Cycling Association Fiver series resumes this week with a cross-country race this Wednesday, Sept. 11. This weeks race starts at Griffith Creek and ends at the Tantrum North trailhead. Registration is at 5:30 p.m. and the race starts at 6 p.m. You can find all the details here: http://bikerevelstoke.org/xc-race-series/ On Saturday, the second annual Revelstoke Women's Enduro takes place. More than 100 women will be racing all over Macpherson and Boulder, [...]

Frisby Ridge opens on July 15!

By |2019-07-14T15:17:34-08:00July 14th, 2019|News, Photos|

The day has arrived - Frisby Ridge opens for the season tomorrow, July 15. The RCA thanks everyone for respecting the caribou closure and staying off the trail until now. A fire crew went up the trail last week to clear out downed trees and by all reports, the trail is in great shape until the first high point. As you can tell by the above picture, there are still mud and [...]

Reminder: Frisby Ridge closed until July 15

By |2019-07-02T20:23:14-08:00July 2nd, 2019|MTB trails, News|

You've asked many times and we've answered: Frisby Ridge is closed until July 15! We feel the need to post this because of concerns the trail could be closed for good to protect endangered caribou habitat. The closure isn't because of the snow. Violating this closure could result in fines to yourself and the permanent closure of the trail for everyone else. This isn't just fear mongering - the draft protection plans [...]

First XC and Enduro race results are in!

By |2019-05-24T10:11:39-08:00May 17th, 2019|Enduro Fiver, XC Event|

The results from the first two RCA Fiver races of the year are in! In the first Arrow Helicopters cross-country race on May 8, Brendan MacIntosh and Danika Medinski emerged on top of the men's and women's fields respectively. 18 racers tackled three laps of a circuit that included Yew R Here, Hemlock Groove, and a sprint up the road in between. In the men's race Macintosh's time of 40:28 was 14 [...]

Revelstoke’s new mountain bike trail network approved

By |2019-05-17T08:13:06-08:00May 13th, 2019|MTB trails, News|

Phase one of the Sunnyside network will include a climb trail (in red) and three downhill trails (in green).The Revelstoke Cycling Association is excited to announce that phase one of our new Sunnyside mountain bike trail network is approved. After many years of work by club volunteers, extensive planning, and consultation with local stakeholders, Recreation Sites & Trails BC has approved development of this new trail network. The Sunnyside network will be [...]

RCA Enduro Fiver Series Starts May 15

By |2019-05-12T18:01:00-08:00May 12th, 2019|Enduro Fiver, MTB events|

It's that time of year. The first Tantrum Ride Co. Enduro Fiver race of the year is set for this coming Wednesday, May 15. Below is a link to sign up and to get your name on the list. It might sell out, so please pre-sign up and that makes on the day sign-in much faster! Start/Finish: Griffith Parking Lot Time: Sign-in between 5.30pm - 6.15pm Start: When ever you sign in and grab [...]

RCA Membership Night on April 17

By |2019-04-08T14:36:27-08:00April 8th, 2019|Action!, News|

  That snow is melting and the trails are emerging from hibernation, and that means it's time to ride bikes! The RCA is hosting its annual membership night at the River City Pub on Wednesday, April 17, from 7-10 p.m. Come on out to give the 2019 board input on our plans and join us for a beer (or two). While you're at it, buy your RCA membership, a t-shirt, or make [...]

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