CyclingBC MTB News
July 15th, 2009
BC Cup XC #4- This weekend!

Team Whistler XC BC Cup #4 - THIS WEEKEND!

Whistler Olympic Park: Callaghan Valley 
"Local riders have given the course a thumbs up and are looking forward to racing this new Whistler feature"

Don't miss out on this opportunity to be part of the First ever Mountain Bike Race held at the new Olympic Venue in Callaghan Valley.

There are four options for registration: 
1. Online at until midnight July 17th
2. By downloading the Registration form from and faxing it
3. In person at Snow Covers (Whistler or Vancouver) before July 18th
4. In person at Whistler Olympic Park;
         * Saturday July 18th (1 to 3 pm - *new option*)
         *July 19th starting at 8am and lasting until approximately one hour before each race's start (see  
To all the pro elite's out there... don't forget to encourage your competition to sign up too; the deeper the field, the bigger the prize purse!

Kids! Check out the first-ever ActNow BC Summer Biathlon! Bike the cross country course and take aim at the biathlon range! Race your friends and family! Details and registration at ActNow BC. (Free to the first 50 registrants!)

For complete details please visit
Upcoming Events:
BC Cup #5 - Bear Mountain
July 25-26th, Mission 
Kicking of the excitement on Saturday is a XC course that has been noted by Alison Sydor, to be some of the best single track around! If you're out pre-riding this course please note the new start area is at the "Pipes", do NOT go through the Gun Club.  The course can be accessed by the single track opposite Mill Pond parking area.
And... as always, the ever popular DH will put your skills to the test on Sunday with high speed and big air excitement. Whether you're a Pro racer, just want to have fun, or somewhere in won't want to miss out!

Online registration is now open at until July 22nd. NO DAY OF REGISTRATION!!
XC/DH BC Cup #6 
August Long Weekend (1st-2nd)
Registration is scheduled to open soon. Please visit the Mt. Washington website for the most up to date information.
XC/DH BC Cup Finals!
August 22nd/ 23rd 
The DH at this event is also a Provincial Championship and the Canada Cup Finals. Registration for all Sun Peaks events happening during this weekend can be found on the Sun Peaks website (linked above). Registration now OPEN!
Recent Results:
Congratulations to the following BC Riders who earned themselves a spot on the podium at last weekends Western Cup DH:
U15: Sawyer Logan (1st)
U17 sport: Kip Shortreed (3rd)
Junior Expert: Riley Suhan (1st)
Senior sport: Tyler Morrison (3rd)
Senior Expert: Ryan Anderson (1st), Travis Roesner (3rd)
Master 40+: Andy Bostock (1st)
Senior Female: Dominique Doyon (1st), Claudine St.Cyr Premont (3rd)
Elite Male: Luke Nelson (1st), Jeff Bryson (2nd)
Complete results for Stoked To Get Spanked XC hosted by Skookum Cycle in Revelstoke can be found at
XC National Championships:
Team BC report-- "Team BC was in St. Felicien, QC July 7-12 for the 2009 Canadian National XC Championships on a course last used for a World Cup in 2007.
The course was in great shape and was described by all as extremely fun to ride. The first half of a lap was fairly flat with lots of technical drops, short climbs including a fun and flowy section of man made drops and burms..."
continue reading  
Congrats to our Team BC Riders:
Lauren Rosser (U17 Women 1st)
Mo Lawrence  (U17 Men 1st)
Nicholas Geddes (U17 Men 5th)
Evan Guthrie (Junior Expert 1st)
Tyler Allison  (Junior Expert 2nd)
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