The Village of Cumberland and the United Riders of Cumberland (UROC) mountain biking association, in cooperation with the Department of Recreation & Tourism at Vancouver Island University, is conducting a survey to describe the characteristics of trails users (both local and tourists) and their opinions on trail management in Cumberland. The results will be used […]
UROC has been asked to communicate the following harvesting information from TimberWest. Although this area falls outside of the URoC – TW land use agreement area we will work with TW to minimize impact to trails where operationally possible and remove debris for trail reconstruction. “We are planning to log the block CW001 near Forbidden Plateau […]
COMOX VALLEY, VANCOUVER ISLAND – Following a three-year hiatus, the chairlifts will once again be spinning this summer for lift-accessed mountain biking at Mount Washington Alpine Resort. The trail crew has been working steadily throughout the spring for an anticipated mid-July opening. They have been using new techniques to re-build some of the old trails […]
Great news coming from the hill! It’s great to see some of our local builders working to bring some new trails and flow. By mid-July we expect to have 4-6 trails open with something for every riding level and type. We will have flowy, technical and cross-country. Crews will be working all-season long to expand. […]
Comox Valley & Vancouver Island mountain bikers looking for another challenge after the recent 12 Hours of Cumberland and Coal Town Classic races can mark June 26 on their calendars. That’s when the Dodge City Enduro will take place on the trails of Cumberland. Invented in France 11 years ago as a “middle ground” between […]
Mountain bike events in Cumberland will be fast and furious. Beginning May 5th, the United Riders of Cumberland host three events in June, and welcome BC Bike Race for it’s 10th visit in July. For more information, check the following links Coal Town Classic – Sunday June 5th – Register Online 12 hours of Cumberland […]Read the full article »
Maybe it’s something in the water, the trees or the sea air, but Vancouver Island has brought forth a long list of cycling talents. Most of us will agree, a giant has fallen with the loss of Stevie Smith, but his legend will live on with mountain bikers across this island and around the world.Read the full article »
ACTIVE HARVESTING to begin late this week – see maps below. V063 will have a significant impact on riding during operations as the road up above Sykes Bridge will be very active. Trails affected: 42nd ave, Teapot, and Climbmax. V002 will impact Trent Canyon, and some of Trent River trail. Operations will take place Monday-Friday […]Read the full article »
Hot on the heels of a massive announcement at Whistler Blackcomb this week, Mount Washington prepared for their final weekend of winter operations. Hidden in the weekly video were subliminal messages which should pique the interest of Island mountain bikers.Read the full article »
Welcome to Comox Valley Mountain Biking
Come out to the Comox Valley mountain bike trails and enjoy what this time of year has to offer. The Valley boasts some of the most varied on Vancouver Island, with XC, DH, Shuttle Runs and Lift accessed riding. Be sure to bring your friends, spend a weekend and have fun.
New mountain bike trail maps for both Forbidden Plateau and Cumberland have been updated and are now on sale at Dodge City Cycles and the Riding Fool Hostel. Check out the online Cumberland trail map here and the online Forbidden trail map here.
We just made some changes to our mountain bike trail info, check out the Trails & Maps link above for more info, and maps for various island regions. Additionally we have added new a new Trail Conditions forum to update trail status in the regions.
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