Bike to Work and School Week – Celebration Stations

During bike to School and Work Week there will be three Celebration Stations throughout the community (think of a celebration station as a cycling pit stop). There will be a mechanic on duty for light repairs and coffee and treats to fuel you up. Find more information on our Bike to School and Work Week page.

Station #1 will be located at Uptown Askew’s and is hosted by Jorin at Sunnybrae Cycles.

Station #2 is downtown at Shuswap Park Mall. It will be hosted by Skookum Cycles.

Station #3 will be located at the Mall at Piccadilly. It will be hosted by Sport Chek.

Bike To Work and School Week – Parkade and Pancakes

Reminder that Bike to Work and School Week is coming up. It is a free and fun week-long celebration of biking. Lots of great prizes including the grand prize this year a trip cycling the Dalmatian Coast in Croatia. 

Register here! 

Don’t have a place to park your bike?

There is a free bike parkade at 91 Hudson Avenue

Events

Free Pancake Breakfast sponsored by Interior Health. May 29th, 7:30am – 9:30am at the Shuswap Lake Hospital Patio (accessed from the McGuire Lake Pathway). 

See our Bike to Work Week page for more details.

Windy Youth Ride

This past Tuesday was a windy youth ride, but fortunately we were out of there before the worst of the weather came through. Another great turnout!

 
Leaders: Linda, Doris, Sandra & Andreas
 
Riders: 18 
 
Parents: 10
 
Learned about cornering & skinnies.  Rode No Tears, Deer Trail to Malibu Landing, where we did a pass the baton style relay. Then Troll Trail to Blizzard Hill. We then practised or cornering on Purple Pony Trail.

Bike Swap Raises Funds for Cycling in the Shuswap

The Shuswap Cycling Club hosted its annual Bike Swap during the Salty Street Fest. The bike swap was very successful, lots of kids and playful adults bought and sold their bikes.  

Thanks to all that bought and sold their bikes and gear through the swap. We raised $757 to use for upcoming projects and trail work! Thanks also to the volunteers! We had 9 volunteers helping in 40 minute shifts, led by Maya & Zakia who were kept busy running the cash box and stayed from setup to tear down. 

Trail Closures – Logging on Rubberhead Begins May 16

An update from our mountain bike-friendly Canoe Forest Products:

CFP will begin timber harvesting (CP ER7106-7) adjacent to the Muffin Top, Veggie Delight and Meat Grinder trails starting May 16 .

Muffin Top, Meat Grinder, Veggie Delight and Tic Shickets down to Upper Rubberhead will be closed for a minimum of 4 weeks. Signs have been placed at each access point for the above trails. Ravine and other trails are not physically affected.

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UPDATE – Rubberhead FSR 110 Now Open

An update from Canoe Forest Products (CFP):

The 110 (Rubberhead road access) is open and is very busy with industrial traffic.   JPW road maintenance as well as CFP road building  crews are working along the entire length of the 110 road.   Additionally, the small piles of harvested logs that were placed along the 110 road are also being processed today and Monday.  As per our earlier warning, all public users are advised to use the 110 road with caution. 

Salmon Arm Secondary MTB Team Enduro Race 2017

Salmon Arm Secondary held it’s Enduro race for 2017 on the Rubberhead trails on May 4, 2017.  48 riders from Salmon Arm, Vernon, Kelowna and Kamloops competed in 2 or 3 downhill stages.  Only the downhill sections count toward a rider’s time.

Beautiful sunny skies and clear weather at last!

Results are attached in PDF format.

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