The BC Bike Race is ready to roll with a stacked roster of singletrack hounds salivating at the mouth to get out and race the ‘Ultimate Singletrack Experience’. Day one begins June 30th in Cumberland and finishes in Whistler on July 6th, 2013.
Year seven will see few changes to a course that has been tweaked to perfection over the previous six years. Each town along the course provides a large selection of ‘handmade’ trails that have for 359 days or since the last edition received some serious trail attention; buffing, shaping and carving the legendary trails into premium condition for this the 2013 alumni’s adventure.
The Enduro is back, 13 chip timed special segments will highlight some of the best descents of each stage. Ranging in length from 1 km’s to 2.5 km’s the Enduro ‘the race within the race’ will continue to reward the technically savvy over the engine only types.
While registration takes place in North Vancouver July 28 and 29, the 550 racers from 26 different countries will hit the dirt, flowing singletrack in Cumberland. From there the journey will unfold crossing the Pacific Ocean three times on the BC Ferries, visiting Campbell River, Powell River, Sechelt and Squamish to it’s conclusion in Whistler BC.
Last years champions Neal Kindree and Wendy Simms will take on challengers from all over the globe as they defend their right to wear the leaders yellow jersey on the final podium.
Check back here for daily updates and videos throughout this epic stage race on some of the best trails on earth.