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Support the Larch Hills Trail Lighting Project!

The Shuswap Cycling Club is excited to help promote the Larch Hills Trail Lighting Project!

See below for information from the Larch Hills Nordic Society on an exciting opportunity to secure nearly half of the funding needed for the project. The selection process is entirely based on voting and you can vote as many times as you want.

We will need more than 500,000 votes if we hope to win, so get ready to cast some votes from 9:00 am Friday October 18 to 9:00 am to PST Sunday October 20, 2019!


Salmon Arm and the Larch Hills Nordic Society Trail Lighting Project is a 2019 Kraft Heinz Project Play Finalist!!  We Need Your Support!!

We are thrilled to announce that Salmon Arm has been selected as one the final four communities competing for a Grand Prize of $250,000 in the 2019 Kraft Heinz Project Play competition!  If we win, the Larch Hills Nordic Society will use the money to install trail lighting at Larch Hills Recreation Area. Did you know that Larch Hills is one few Nordic ski facilities in B.C. without trail lights for night […]

By |2019-10-16T11:09:30-07:00October 16th, 2019|Information|0 Comments

Shuswap Cycling Club AGM

The SCC is having its 2019 Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, October 29th, 7pm, at the Salmon Arm Recreation Centre – Room 1.

There will be an election for 6 Board of Director positions for a term of 2 years. Please email us if you would like to nominate someone for a position.

Everyone is invited but only members are eligible to vote.

FINAL AGENDA – Let us know if there is something you would like to see added to the agenda.

Hope to see everyone there!

By |2019-10-28T12:07:21-07:00October 11th, 2019|Meeting|0 Comments

Skookum Youth Race – DH and Final Results

The final race and final Skookum Youth Ride took place this past Tuesday. 16 kids lined up at the top of Flying Nun and had a rip against the clock. Afterwards they were treated to some burgers, lemonaide and draw prizes courtesy of Skookum.

Congrats to all the kids for a great season, it has been amazing to see the growth over the season and watch everyone get more confident and have more fun on the trails.

Thanks to all the kids for their great attitudes, the coaches for their encouragement and mentorship, and to the parents for keeping the bikes tip-top and helping herd kids.

Here is a link to all the results on Google Drive: Skookum Race Series Results.

Looking forward to next year, until then see you on the trails!

By |2019-09-26T15:05:42-07:00September 26th, 2019|Races|0 Comments

Skookum Youth Race Series – XC Race Results

Another great turnout Tuesday evening at South Canoe for the Skookum Youth Race Series. This week was the XC race and we had 17 kids take a rip around various loops. Thanks to all the coaches and parents for helping organize and marshal!

Next week is the team enduro/relay a-la Salty Dog. See you then!

Black

Place Racer name Category Finish time Difference
1 Aida Black 19:52.1
2 Jayda Black 21:08.7 +1:16.6
3 Reese Black 21:51.9 +1:59.8
4 Austin Black 23:26.8 +3:34.7

Blue

By |2019-09-11T13:57:07-07:00September 11th, 2019|Races|0 Comments
Place Racer name Category Finish time Difference
1 Owen P Blue 13:55.4
2 Kayden Blue 13:58.1 +0:02.7
3 Gideon Blue 14:13.9 +0:18.5
4 Brantley Blue 16:31.0 +2:35.6
5 Brody Blue 16:32.1 +2:36.7
6 Kai Blue 18:57.0 +5:01.6
Name Category Time Difference
1 Ryder Black 7:03.1
2 Reese Black 7:19.4 +0:16.3
3 Trayden Black 7:31.1 +0:28.0
4 Jayda Black 7:51.3 +0:48.2
5 Gideon Blue 8:17.8 +1:14.7
6 Kayden Blue 8:49.0 +1:45.9
7 Aida Black 8:54.7 +1:51.6
8 Owen P Blue 9:04.3 +2:01.2
9 Kai Blue 9:34.4 +2:31.3
10 Hannah Blue 9:54.3 +2:51.2
11 Brantley Blue 10:28.3 +3:25.2
12 Tye Blue 11:04.5 +4:01.4
13 Brody Blue 11:34.0 +4:30.9
14 Owen G Blue 12:21.1 +5:18.0
15 Laken
By |2019-09-03T20:01:57-07:00September 3rd, 2019|Races|0 Comments

Tandem cycling along Silver Creek

The SCC was out this weekend on two wheels as usual but this ride was a little different. A few weeks ago Shona, from Scotland, reached out to us wondering about joining us for a road ride. We often get questions about road riding in this area from upcoming visitors but what made this one different was that Shona was also looking for a pilot.

She is training for the Ride the North in the Grampian Highlands of Scotland at the end of August. This ride is 180 miles over 2 days. Shona is raising money for Guide Dogs which is a charity close to her heart as she is visually impaired. She loves cycling and has a tandem bike to help her get out on the road.

Alan Journeau, a long time Director for the SCC, actually owns a tandem bike and offered to lend it out. The SCC also has an experienced pilot – Paul Skinner, Director of Road Riding for the SCC, so out they went on Saturday, 80km along Silver Creek […]

By |2019-08-05T08:47:51-07:00August 5th, 2019|Featured, Rides|0 Comments

Tree Clearing at South Canoe

In preparation for a new parking area at the South Canoe trailhead, tree removal has begun as of July 23 – July 26. All trails entering the meadow have been closed during the day from 7 – 5 while active tree falling is in process. This includes the lower/final section of PPT, Salty dog exit, kids run bike trails and the meadow itself.

Outside of the stated times please use trails with caution and leave all safety flagging and signage intact.

By |2019-07-23T10:59:31-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Information|0 Comments
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