Perfect storm of opportunity highlights need for Active Transportation planning in the Shuswap

The Shuswap, British Columbia – Imagine riding to work in Salmon Arm or Sicamous or Scotch Creek along separated dedicated bike lanes. Too far-fetched for our small rural communities? Too costly? Think again. There’s a full scale retrofit happening in communities throughout BC, Canada, and North America, and Bike-to-Work Week advocates are drawing attention to the possibility of making similar improvements for bicycling and walking here in the Shuswap. Continue reading “Perfect storm of opportunity highlights need for Active Transportation planning in the Shuswap”

Results from the Shuswap Cross 2014 Race

Thanks to everyone who came out to ride on Sunday, November 9th.  The new course was a hit and featured some challenging muddy corners, a psychedelic spiral and lots of energy-sucking grass!

The results are here.  Please note that the initial lap times for Race 2 can be misleading due to how the race software handles large numbers of riders crossing the line at once.  Starting at Lap 3, the times for Race 2 are quite accurate.  Race 1 (Elite women, Open Women, Open Men and Junior Open) has accurate times for all laps.

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Thanks also to Jan Thingsted for taking some great photos. Here is a link to his gallery on Picasa