The AGENCY CYCLING FESTIVAL celebrates the bicycle in the areas sport, arts, and culture. Bicycle Racing Action will draw hundreds of participants and thousands of spectators in a 3 day stage race featuring the disciplines of Time Trial, Road Race, and Criterium. The North Saanich Time Trial features a 6km technical circuit where racers will be limited to using conventional road bikes in order to level the playing field. The Road Race is the iconic Metchosin Course that has hosted past BC and National Championships and is considered one of the most difficult race courses in BC. The 2022 event marks the return of the BC Criterium Championships, which will feature thrilling downtown racing around the BC Legislature.
Elite Men/Women, U19, and Masters are required to register and start in all 3 races in order to score Omnium Points. Each race awards points to the top finishers, where the athlete who has accumulated the most points awarded as Series Champion. Racers may elect to race any one or two events, however, no omnium points will be awarded in this casse.
Unlicensed Racers may only register in the Time Trial and will be required to purchase 1 day insurance.
The event is the continuation of over 20 years of hosting bicycle race events in Victoria, BC. Since 1992, Victoria has hosted the 1994 Commonwealth Games Cycling events, World Cup Track, Provincial Road and Track Championships, Bastion Square Grand Prix, and Robert Cameron Law Cycling Series, which have spearheaded the carriers of some of Canada’s best cyclists and Olympians. The event is proudly supported by Cycling BC and Cycling Canada as a means to nurture and grow grass roots cycling, engage with the community, and act as a platform for the champions of the sport.
June 3 – North Saanich Time Trial 6:00pm to 8:00pm
June 4 – Metchosin Classic Road Race 7:30am to 2:00pm
June 5 – The Agency grand Prix – BC Crit Championships 8:00am to 2:00pm
June 5 – Cycling BC Hop on p/b iRide Expo 11:00am to 12:00pm