Mountain biking

Two-year-old Kashius Weme rides at the Steve Smith Memorial Bike Park in Nanaimo on Tuesday, May 11. The youngster’s precocious bike-riding ability is already attracting cycle sponsors. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

2-year-old B.C. bike rider already attracting cycle sponsors

Nanaimo’s Kashius Weme has a knack for extreme cycle sports

 

First Journey Trails CEO Thomas Schoen (from left), Jimco Services’ James Doerfling, Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars and Sugar Cane Archaeology’s Marvin Bob break ground on a new mountain biking trail network project at WLFN. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

WATCH: Williams Lake First Nation breaks ground on multi-use bike trail project

Phase one of the project will see the construction of a 1,750-metre hiking and biking trail

 

First Journey Trails CEO Thomas Schoen (from left), Jimco Services’ James Doerfling, Williams Lake First Nation Chief Willie Sellars and Sugar Cane Archaeology’s Marvin Bob break ground on a new mountain biking trail network project at WLFN. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

WATCH: Williams Lake First Nation breaks ground on multi-use bike trail project

Phase one of the project will see the construction of a 1,750-metre hiking and biking trail

 

Williams Lake Cycling Club president Shawn Lewis (from left), Jeremy Stoward of New Path Forestry, WLCC Boitanio Bike Park director Andrew Hutchinson accept a cheque from Williams Lake and District Credit Union investment specialist Abigail King. (Photo submitted)

Williams Lake Cycling Club gets bike park donation to bolster upgrades, maintenance

Plans are to complete three rideable lines each year, he added

Williams Lake Cycling Club president Shawn Lewis (from left), Jeremy Stoward of New Path Forestry, WLCC Boitanio Bike Park director Andrew Hutchinson accept a cheque from Williams Lake and District Credit Union investment specialist Abigail King. (Photo submitted)
The Fox Mountain Trail Network will undergo a significant machine- and hand-built upgrade thanks to a $253,000 grant from the province’s Rural Economic Recovery program. Scott Horley photo

Williams Lake cycle club launches Major Fox Mountain bike trail upgrade

A machine-built downhill trail, along with an improved uphill route, are part of the project

The Fox Mountain Trail Network will undergo a significant machine- and hand-built upgrade thanks to a $253,000 grant from the province’s Rural Economic Recovery program. Scott Horley photo
The Fox Mountain Trail Network will undergo a significant machine- and hand-built upgrade thanks to a $253,000 grant from the province’s Rural Economic Recovery program. (Scott Horley photo)

Major Fox Mountain bike trail upgrade project slated to begin this May

A machine-built downhill trail, along with an improved uphill route, are part of the project

The Fox Mountain Trail Network will undergo a significant machine- and hand-built upgrade thanks to a $253,000 grant from the province’s Rural Economic Recovery program. (Scott Horley photo)
Williams Lake Cycling Club area director for Boitanio Bike Park Andrew Hutchinson (from left), Child Development Centre child and youth careworker Derek Godin, WLCC president Shawn Lewis, Cariboo Regional District Area E director Angie Delainey, Spirit Carver Dean Gilpin, City manager of recreation and leisure services Kaitlyn Atkinson and City events and marketing co-ordinator Guillermo Angel show off the new Boitanio Bike Park sign installed at Boitanio Park. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Boitanio Bike Park gets new, rideable sign feature

“The big thing for us is this is the start of a long thing going to make the park better.”

Williams Lake Cycling Club area director for Boitanio Bike Park Andrew Hutchinson (from left), Child Development Centre child and youth careworker Derek Godin, WLCC president Shawn Lewis, Cariboo Regional District Area E director Angie Delainey, Spirit Carver Dean Gilpin, City manager of recreation and leisure services Kaitlyn Atkinson and City events and marketing co-ordinator Guillermo Angel show off the new Boitanio Bike Park sign installed at Boitanio Park. (Greg Sabatino photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Riders catch some air at South Cariboo memorial bike jam for Tyler Tenning

Nearly 35 riders participated in the Fall T-10 Memorial Bike Jam at the Slope Line Bike Park.

(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
When Megan Chutskoff isn’t working at Red Shreds Bike and Board Shed she’s out mountain biking or pursuing some sort of outdoor activity. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

HOMETOWN: Megan Chutskoff an outdoor recreation enthusiast at work and play

“[Mountain biking] kind of just shapes the rest of your life. It shows you what you are capable of.”

When Megan Chutskoff isn’t working at Red Shreds Bike and Board Shed she’s out mountain biking or pursuing some sort of outdoor activity. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
New banners promoting mountain biking are slated for installation in Williams Lake this fall featuring a design created by local artist and mountain biker Beth Holden. (Photo submitted)

Mountain biking promotion reaches new heights in Williams Lake

The City’s economic development office is working on a number of projects

New banners promoting mountain biking are slated for installation in Williams Lake this fall featuring a design created by local artist and mountain biker Beth Holden. (Photo submitted)
B.C.’s best bikers crank out top spots at Crankworx

B.C.’s best bikers crank out top spots at Crankworx

Finn Iles and Casey Brown No. 1 in first day of CLIF Crankworx mountain biking at SilverStar

B.C.’s best bikers crank out top spots at Crankworx
Sweeping landscapes like Dune Za Keyih Provincial Park beckon visitors to BC’s northern reaches. Taylor Burk photo.

Experience BC’s Northern Wild, Nature on a Whole New Scale

Discover glacial valleys, soaring mountain peaks and wildlife parks in BC’s northern reaches

  • Jul 6, 2020
Sweeping landscapes like Dune Za Keyih Provincial Park beckon visitors to BC’s northern reaches. Taylor Burk photo.
Sweeping ranchlands, grassy vistas and golden plateaus await in BC’s interior. Blake Jorgenson photo.

Rivers, Ranches and Ranges: From Historic Sites to Wilderness Adventure

Experience some of BC’s history this summer

  • Jul 6, 2020
Sweeping ranchlands, grassy vistas and golden plateaus await in BC’s interior. Blake Jorgenson photo.
Xat’sull trail crew work on “DH Hipster” in the Blue Lake area in 2018. (Paul Masukowitz photo)

Trail construction put on hold in First Nations communities due to COVID-19

Four projects are scheduled to commence this year at Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation, Tsq’escen’, ?Esdilagh and Xat’sull

Xat’sull trail crew work on “DH Hipster” in the Blue Lake area in 2018. (Paul Masukowitz photo)
Williams Lake is the Shangri-La of mountain biking

Williams Lake is the Shangri-La of mountain biking

Located less than a six-hour stunning drive north of Vancouver, Williams Lake…

  • Apr 22, 2020
Williams Lake is the Shangri-La of mountain biking
Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films

Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films

Hobby becomes career with mountain biking videos at Revel Co.

  • Oct 1, 2018
Documentary Filmmaker Rupert Walker Creates Sports Action Films