Dear Members, As we announced in September, our annual general meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, at 7 p.m. Because of COVID, we’ll be hosting it on Zoom, so you’ll be able to attend from the comfort of your own home. We’ll let you know what we’ve been up to the last year, what we’re working on going forward, and the results of this year’s member survey. We’ll send out another [...]
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/
Here's your chance to let us know what YOU would like to see in the future of our local trails and cycling community. We are creating a values-driven strategic plan to guide our work down the line, and we want to hear from you! Please complete this survey (approx. 10 minutes) to help us understand how to best serve members and where we should be focusing our efforts. Survey closes August 31. [...]
🚴♀️Get out on your townies for a day of climate change action AND pedal-powered transportation celebration. 🚴♀️ We’re excited to announce our very first Cycle for Solstice Day in collaboration with Protect Our Winters and Go By Bike Revelstoke • This Saturday, on June 20, we encourage you to ride your bike as much as possible in place of using your vehicle. Whether running errands in town, pedaling out to trail heads, or just getting [...]
Grab your bikes and hit the trails, we're rolling out our Pandemic Pedal Virtual Fiver Ride Series . Every 1-2 weeks we'll be releasing a different course on Trailforks as a ride badge. Obtain each week's Trailforks badge by recording and completing the marked course within the week. Completion of the full course will enter your name into a random draw prize. Keep in mind that these rides are NOT meant [...]
Please be aware that if you see a vehicle or two parked at the Sunnyside Trail Head while it is currently closed due to COVID-19, don't freak out! Our trail crew and a few of the board of directors have permission from RSTBC to be working on the trail while it is closed to work on maintenance issues. THANK YOU!
Heads up cyclists - please be advised of the closure from Recreation Sites and Trails BC: Mount Cartier will be closed as of April 8, 2020 due to COVID-19. This is inclusive of the Sunnyside Trail Network. This closure is made to address public health and safety concerns regarding the spread of the COVID-19 virus and aims to discourage social gatherings and regional travel of public recreationists. This closure is also [...]
The RCA is hiring! We're looking for a new Marketing and Fundraising Coordinator. Position Summary Job Purpose The Marketing & Fundraising Coordinator is responsible for the social media marketing of mountain biking in Revelstoke, which includes overseeing the Facebook and Instagram pages of the Revelstoke Cycling Association and the RCA’s website. Furthermore, the coordinator will be responsible for obtaining local and external sponsorship, and will lead the charge in grant writing to [...]
Please join us for our AGM on November 19th in the Selkirk Room at the Regent Hotel. The meeting will begin at 7pm. We are looking for new board members – we have the President and Treasurer positions up for grabs, as well as 3 director at large positions. We hope to see you there!
Join us for the final Downhill and Enduro Fiver Races of the year, happening Sunday, September 29th, 2019. The Enduro race will be: Stage 1: Boondocker to Gravy Bacon Stage 2: Tall Timber Stage 3: Ultimate Frisby (shuttles are allowed) The Downhill race will be Frisby DH only. Races begin at 11am at the Boulder parking lot!
Round 3 of the Arrow Helicopters Inc XC Fiver Series is coming atcha next Wednesday, June 5th. Meet for registration at the Macpherson Nordic Lodge. Please park there. This event will start a bit later than usual. Please show up between 6:20-6:50 pm for registration. The race will commence at 7pm. Please as always bring $5, make sure you're an RCA member, and be prepared to sign a waiver on site. Thanks [...]
The Flowt Chainless TNT is back for another year! Please let us know that you're coming by pre-registering HERE. Registration will be at the Griffith Creek Parking Area from 10:00-10:30 am on Sunday, May 26th. This event is always a ton of fun, whether you get sendy or scoot your bike along. Look for the folksRed Cedar Physio who will be out offering up physiotherapy tips and answering your questions.
Details have been released for the second fiver in our Enduro Fiver Series presented by Tantrum Ride Co. Pre-register HERE to make sure you get your spot! Don't forget that you need to be a member to race, and you also need to bring five bucks. RCA t-shirts will also be on sale for $20. The race will start and finish at the Eagle Pass Heli Ski Lodge. We'll return to the [...]
Arrow Helicopters XC Fiver - May 22, 2019 When: 6pm Where: Meet at Griffith Creek Parking Details: You need to be an RCA member to race, and don't forget to bring $5! You can purchase your membership online or buy one at the race. Course: Start Line Berm Donor Dusty Beaver/Beaver Tail BCIT Nordic Trail/road Berm Donor Tantrum Road back up to starting line Repeat 1-4
Due to logging activity, the Flowdown parking lot will be closed during the morning of Tuesday, May 21. Trail users descending the trail may have to wait a few minutes to safely bypass machines before exiting to the road. The logging operations will be using the parking area but they are not logging on Flowdown. Thanks for your cooperation.