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Frisby Results and Overall DH Standings

By |2016-11-06T08:38:37-08:00November 6th, 2016|News|

A small but hardy group of racers and volunteers turned up for the annual Frigid Fingers DH Toonie race presented by Flowt Bikes and Skis. The rain let up before and after the timed runs, but the weather decided it had been too kind the last couple of years, and racers were treated to a cold, wet ride down, with many off the bike experiences reported but the smiles were none the [...]

Final Toonie DH Race – Frisby Frigid Fingers

By |2016-10-12T09:18:41-08:00October 12th, 2016|News|

The time is approaching for the finale! The 5th and final round of the Revelstoke Cycling Association Downhill Toonie series presented by Flowt Bikes is next Sunday, Oct 16th. This of course is the annual Frigid Fingers Frisbee DH race. After the race there will be awards and draw prizes for racers and volunteers (including the return of Stoke Roasted coffee as a draw prize). The series overall cash prizes will be [...]

Falling on Boulder!

By |2016-10-07T22:42:40-08:00October 7th, 2016|News|

Riders - please be aware! Falling will begin next Tuesday Oct 11 on the 5ha fir bark beetle patch on Boulder. Unfortunately there is another area of Fir Bark beetle attacked forest within Woodlot #0461 on Boulder.  Stella-Jones will be salvage harvesting this area this fall to limit the spread of the Fir Bark beetle.  It is estimated that harvesting will occur between Oct 15 and Nov 15, however, a more concrete [...]

Rednecks Toonie Results

By |2016-09-26T09:05:44-08:00September 26th, 2016|News|

A small group of racers turned up for a beautiful day on Boulder Mountain for round 4 of the Revelstoke Cycling Association Downhill Toonie Series sponsored by Flowt Bikes. This round was raced on Redneck's Revenge, which despite very little pedalling leaves most riders breathing hard (but still smiling) at the finish. Nathan Jecks made it all look easy though, taking the win by over 25 seconds, and increasing his lead in [...]

Redneck’s Revenge DH Toonie Race SUNDAY!

By |2016-09-09T22:54:44-08:00September 9th, 2016|News|

The 4th round of the Revelstoke Cycling Association DH Toonie series presented by Flowt Bikes will be hosted this Sunday on Redneck's Revenge! Will it be steep, loose and dusty, or steep loose and wet? Will there be another unofficial long jump to flat competition? WIll Selim and Andrew continue their business partner rivalry in person, or will Sunday prove too busy at Tantrum, restricting them to trash talking only? You'll have to [...]

Active Harvesting on TNT

By |2016-09-09T22:26:46-08:00September 9th, 2016|News|

We have reports of people riding TNT during active logging hours. This is extremely dangerous  and also jeopardizes the trail remaining open to everyone during the evenings and weekends. PLEASE respect all signage and trail closures during active logging hours which typically run from 04:30-16:30 MON-FRI.

Cyclocross Racing in Revelstoke!

By |2016-08-30T13:23:13-08:00August 30th, 2016|News|

Have you ever wanted to try out cyclocross racing? You've got a chance to do so the next two Wednesdays! The RCA is hosting two cyclocross toonies this season on August 31st and September 7th. There is no need to actually own a cyclocross bike - mountain bikes and road bikes with knobby tires can be used. The races will be located at the Mt MacPherson Nordic Lodge parking lot. Race start [...]

Osprey BC Enduro Series & The Canadian National Enduro Championship

By |2016-08-28T22:42:48-08:00August 28th, 2016|News|

The Osprey BC Enduro Series & Canadian National Enduro Championships hits Revelstoke this weekend (Sept 3-4, 2016). Please note: There will be Heavy Traffic on the trails of Boulder Mountain on Saturday and Sunday. Specifically, that there will be riders RIDING on the Boulder Mountain Shuttle Road. Please use EXTREME CAUTION and drive slowly!!! Also - there is significant work happening on "Detention Centre - Lower Boondocker." RACERS - please avoid this area. [...]

Mount Revelstoke Steamer – Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!

By |2016-08-03T09:17:52-08:00August 3rd, 2016|News|

Last chance to register for the Mt Revelstoke Steamer Hill Climb! At the moment we’ve got 28 riders signed up for the challenge of riding 26km and 1400m of vertical on Sunday August 7th at 7am. If the fresh asphalt and blooming alpine flowers are not enough enticement for you to register we’ve got great prizing for podium finishers! Each category winner will go home with a $50 gift certificate to our [...]

City of Revelstoke – Strava Metro

By |2016-07-29T10:22:58-08:00July 29th, 2016|News|

The City will be partnering with Strava Metro to gather data on City commuter and trail routes to help inform the Trails strategy and in the future other planning related documents. The data will be used to guide infrastructure improvements for bicyclists and pedestrians. If you are not already using Strava Metro to track your rides, use your smart phone or GPS device to upload your ride to Strava every week. By [...]

DH Race Results #3

By |2016-07-25T23:34:16-08:00July 25th, 2016|News|

We were lucky again with the weather for the 3rd race in the 2016 RCA Downhill Toonie Race series presented by Flowt Bikes. After the first two, less technical races, 21 racers moved to the roots and steeps of Boondocker and Gravy Bacon. After rain for a few days, there was enough sunshine to make the dirt nice and grippy, a contrast from the grease a couple days prior, and the dust [...]

XC Toonie Racing resumes this week – Enduro Style!

By |2016-07-24T21:37:01-08:00July 24th, 2016|News|

Do you like to Enduro? Everyone is doing it so we thought we should too... This week's Arrow Helicopters Toonie event will have an Enduro format rather than our usual XC format. The course will feature two timed single track sections on Hemlock Groove and Quarry/Yew R Here. Transfer stages will not be timed so ride them at your own pace. Course details are now posted on the webpage. Please note you [...]

Frisby Ridge Closure – Media Release

By |2016-07-21T16:23:03-08:00July 21st, 2016|News|

For Immediate Release July 21, 2016 Frisby Ridge Closure Revelstoke, British Columbia CANADA The Revelstoke Cycling Association (RCA), with support from Recreation Sites and Trails British Columbia (RSTBC), has issued a Voluntary Closure of the Frisby Ridge XC Trail: Lengthy sections of the trail - some of which are located in fragile alpine zones - have deteriorated or been damaged to a point that significant upgrades and remediation work is required. Several [...]

Mount Revelstoke Steamer Hill Climb

By |2016-07-20T22:28:13-08:00July 20th, 2016|News|

August 7th 2016 Revelstoke has a world class hill climb – the Mount Revelstoke Meadows in the Sky Parkway. This 26km long and 1400m high climb is one of the longest sustained paved climbs in North America. As you climb from temperate interior rain forest to subalpine snow forest you are treated to ever improving views of the Columbia River Valley with the Monashees and the Selkirks on either side. The road [...]