This is the Robert Cameron Law Cycling Series’ “money” event — where elite riders put everything on the line to claim primes (lap prizes) and cash prizes before a large rowdy crowd, just inches from the action.
Racing on a short, fully enclosed 1km metre loop around the BC Legislature, this European-style event features thrills and spills. Witness the “prime” and finish line sprints at Belleville street, or enjoy a bite to eat or a cup of java at the many “course-side” outdoor cafes along the route. Thousands of spectators line the route each year to watch riders reach speeds of 65 km/hr, side to side, wheel to wheel.
This race has now been confirmed as the official 2016 BC Criterium Championships, where riders from across the province will vie for the provincial championship title in their category.