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My name is Laurie McConnell, and I’m Your 1st-Person Guide to the Sunshine Coast, for over 15 years! Join me as I explore the Sunshine Coast, Powell River and surrounding islands and waterways in. From a full business directory, to blog (here), to video channel, to curated & trending social media page, to mobile app, […]

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Laurie McConnell

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Bigpacific.com Sunshine Coast Magazine
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Office hours by appointment only. Meetings are held at Fuse Community WorkHub, 5500 Wharf Avenue 3rd floor (above Wheatberries).

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BC Bike Race Sunshine Coast: The Pod People Return

BC Bike Race Sunshine Coast: The Pod People Return

By on July 3, 2013 in FEATURED

Welcome BC Bike Racers & Support Crews!

Gotta love the BC Bike Race crowd – besides having the tent city taking up all of the old Sechelt Elementary School sports field, the ‘Pod People’ as I refer to them – a great sense of humor, big spirit of adventure and a race that sells out in only a week or two. One of BC’s most successful outdoor events and our turn to host is today and tomorrow, for stages 4 & 5.

I chatted with a fellow who had just arrived at the finish, and his two thumbs up were summarized as “totally fun” though unlike the rest of us, most cyclists would prefer a bit more cloud cover!

Riders often claim the Powell River to Langdale stages are ‘the best mountain bike trails in the world’ and I was able to relay the message from a previous year’s interviewee who claimed the downhill into Langdale is a serious thrill, though packing a huge uphill section. In this case, first you pay the bills, THEN you party!

For a hilarious look at Stage 3 in Powell River, featuring the trail group ‘The Gnomes’, watch here:

Here’s the map of all the stages – click to view & explore on the BC Bike Race site:

BC Bike Race Stages

Here’s a collection of shots from the race today:

Online Registration opens for BC Bike Race 2014 in a few days:

BC Bike Race 2014 Registration graphic

 

 

RELATED SUNSHINE COAST LINKS:

Off the Edge Adventure Sports Sechelt
Spin Cycles Gibsons
Suncoast Cycles Powell River
Taws Cycle & Sports Powell River

 

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