Hey! Check this out – TORCA has created a beginner’s guide for mountain biking in the Tri-cities. “A TORCA Beginner’s Guide To Mountain Biking in The Tri-cites” can be downloaded for free here!
What we ride and how we keep it maintained:
Norco Bicycles, Founded in Canada, headquarters in Port Coquitlam, BC
Kinetik Cycles, located in Coquitlam, BC.
To Get Out Riding More:
TrailForks – Tri-cities, a mountain bike trail database & management system for riders, builders & trail associations.
To Build More Riding Skills:
Endless Biking, located in North Vancouver
Zep Techniques, located in Whistler
Trek Dirt Series, weekend skills camps in North Vancouver and Whistler, for women only and co-ed
Ozmosis Training, locations through Lower Mainland and Sea to Sky
Professional Mountain Bike Instructor Association, For more information about the training instructors go through.
To Help Support and Care for Trails:
TORCA, (Tri-Cities Off Road Cycling Association) Building world-class, sustainable mountain bike trails in Port Moody, Coquitlam, and Port Coquitlam.
BMBA, (Burnaby Mountain Bike Association) Facebook page. Goal to promote the establishment and preservation of a mountain bike trail network on Burnaby Mountain.
Help out on a trail day or provide a donation. Donations (Trail Karma) accepted through Trailforks.
Just for Fun & links from our friends:
Skidding 101 with Jonathan Allyn – a great take on what not to do!
A Guide to Bike Maintenance & Upkeep – Shout out to Ellie for this link!
Cycling for Kids: Health Benefits! – This is from the UK. Thanks Emily for the link!