Cumberland hosting two Island Cup MTB races in April

Cumberland hosting two Island Cup MTB races in April

Some of Vancouver Island’s best mountain bikers will descend on the Comox Valley this month as Cumberland hosts two Island Cup races that also promise to attract a strong contingent of local riders. Elite cross-country riders, as well as amateurs, kids and weekend warriors, will test their mettle on Sunday, April 12 at the Cumberland […]

UROC Events Calendar is full of biking fun!

UROC Events Calendar is full of biking fun!

While we may not all be into xc or dh racing, there are a lot of good things going with the United Riders of Cumberland. A full race calendar of all disciplines along with trail maintenance, fundraisers, jump park construction and more, there is something for everyone. It all kicks off April 2nd with a […]

Cumberland host to the BC Bike Race – June 30th

Cumberland host to the BC Bike Race – June 30th

Monday June 30th, over 500 racers from 28 countries will roll down Dunsmuir Ave, working up through almost 50km’s of the Cumberland Trail network. Race start is 8:30am Shuttles to the cheer zone at the start of Teapot at 9/10/11am Kids race Registration 10am, race at 11am Village Park   BC Bike Race – The […]

UROC Women’s Rides Begin April 2nd

UROC Women’s Rides Begin April 2nd

The snow has melted, the trails are awesome, the sun is shining later into the evenings… Tune up your bike & get ready to join the UROC Women’s Rides. The main ride (complete with ride leaders) will meet at 5:30 PM at The Riding Fool Hostel in Cumberland, beginning Wednesday, April 2. There is also […]

Comox Valley students learning to get to school actively

Comox Valley students learning to get to school actively

The Comox Valley Board of Education highly praised this year’s pilot project designed to increase active travel to school.

The Active Travel program has been implemented at three Comox Valley elementary schools, École Puntledge Park, École Robb Road and Huband Park. Program co-ordinator Angela Holmes updated the board on the project’s progress last week, noting in May these schools can expect to receive student travel plans and best routes to school maps.

Shoot-Out to protect forest

Shoot-Out to protect forest

The Cumberland forest is filled with recreation trails for running and biking, amazing trees and streams, heritage landmarks and lots of critters.
Which makes it an ideal location for the photo enthusiast to find inspiration.

Cumberland Trail Forum – March 5th

Cumberland Trail Forum – March 5th

The United Riders of Cumberland, with support of the Village of Cumberland, has been working with local landowners over the past several months on formal non-motorized trail access agreements to ensure sustainable and long term access to our trails is secured. While UROC has not yet entered into any formal agreements, we have organized a […]

Call for submissions – Cumberland Mountain Film Festival

Call for submissions – Cumberland Mountain Film Festival

The Cumberland Mountain Film Festival showcases outdoor sports and adventure on Vancouver Island (such as climbing, mountaineering, kayaking, and mountain biking). Films should be between 3 and 5 minutes in length and submitted in HD 720p format (if possible) to cumberlandmountainfilmfest@gmail.com via Dropbox or a similar file sharing program. Call for Film Submissions is now […]

Local Comox Valley Trails Alliance taking first steps

Local Comox Valley Trails Alliance taking first steps

Love the trails and want to give back? Now is your chance to contribute by joining the Comox Valley Trails Alliance. The Comox Valley Trails Alliance is a new group being formed in the Comox Valley. The group held a series of informal meetings over the last few weeks. The meetings were an opportunity to […]

Cumberland & Community Stakeholders to Decommission Trail

Cumberland & Community Stakeholders to Decommission Trail

The Village of Cumberland along with a trail specialist from the International Mountain Bike Association (IMBA), local park stakeholders, the United Riders of Cumberland and the Cumberland Community Forest Society will be decommissioning the lower section of the Shock Therapy trail in the Cumberland Community Forest later this month. Shock Therapy, located in the western […]