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Sunshine Coaster XCM Weekend 2016



Sunshine Coast Cycling has announced the new and improved Sunshine Coaster XC Marathon Mountain Bike Race and Ride the Sunshine Coast Trails event. These events will provide a weekend of amazing riding on the best mountain biking trails the Sunshine Coast has to offer.

On April 30th, the Sunshine Coaster race will debut a brand new course near Sechelt, BC. If you were looking for a race to kick off your season, this is it. This course will feature hard climbs, exhilarating downhills and most of all, good old-fashioned XC trail riding. This course won’t be easy and rest assured, you will be challenged.

Save some energy for the next day, for the Ride the Sunshine Coast Trails event. This event will raise funds for Sunshine Coast trails. Volunteer organized and run, a series of guided group rides will be hosted by local riders in several different areas on the Sunshine Coast. These rides will be in Wilson Creek, Roberts Creek, and Sprockids Park. For families with youngsters, mini rides will be hosted in Kinnikinnick and Sprockids Park.

You will be able to choose your riding area and choose your ability level when you register  online or at the registration tent on the 30th. You will be matched with a local rider to be your host and take you on a group ride. With small and intimate groups, these will be no-drop rides and will be the next best thing to hiring a guide. All proceeds will be donated to local bike clubs that build and maintain the trails.

For the gravity assisted riders, Sunshine Coast Cycling is providing a van to shuttle bikes and riders up to the top of Roberts Creek via the B&K road, for continuous downhill runs for five hours. In the afternoon, riders will meet and celebrate at Persephone Brewery.

For more information on the Cycling BC XC BC Cup series, click here.

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