BC Bike Race: Days 6 and 7

Day 6:

Squamish is known for its amazing singletrack with huge climbs and technical descents. BC Bike Races’ course choice did not disappoint in either of these respects. The loop paraded through town and straight up into the mountains with a mix of pavement, fire road and singletrack. Riders then plunged into the new bikepark-like Half Nelson trail. After Half Nelson the route hit some of Squamish’s other classic trails like The Rip and the Powerhouse Plunge.

Racers and some of the volunteers at the start line in Squamish.

Racers and some of the volunteers at the start line in Squamish.




The singletrack started with this long and narrow bridge.

The singletrack started with this long and narrow bridge.



One of the many berms on the Half Nelson trail.

One of the many berms on the Half Nelson trail.





Start of the Powerhouse Plunge trail.

Start of the Powerhouse Plunge trail.



Squamish's stage included a kids race.

Squamish's stage included a kids race.


The race leaders in front of the chainsaw-carved BCBR stools.

The race leaders in front of the chainsaw-carved BCBR stools.


Day 7:

The final stage was a short 25 kilometers, but it packed quite the technical punches. The stage started off climbing up the bike park to the first descent down the famous Crank It Up trail. From there it climbed up the bike park one more time and descended down to the Lost Lake trail system and finished up the loop.

Stage 7 started in Whistler's Upper Village

Stage 7 started in Whistler's Upper Village




Lost Lake's trails are twisty and purpose built with fun in mind.

Lost Lake's trails are twisty and purpose built with fun in mind.




Kris Holm riding one of many bridges on the Lost Lake trail network.

Kris Holm riding one of many bridges on the Lost Lake trail network.



One super-happy finisher.

One super-happy finisher.




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