The second annual five-day Gravel Explorer set for the Okanagan including new one-day event
Last summer amidst the pandemic, the team behind BC Bike Race and a hundred gravel-loving cyclists descended on the beautiful Okanagan Valley for a new adventure — the inaugural BCBR Gravel Explorer. This year, the event returns bigger and better than ever with the addition of a new one-day event and a new five-day event from Sept. 24 to 29.
“Last year was spectacular between the areas biked, the fall temperatures, the cliffs, the crisp blue skies, we’re in the Okanagan overlooking the wineries and the lakes; it’s just a beautiful backdrop,” says race director Andreas Hestler. “And the Okanagan has incredibly diverse terrain from the Kettle Valley reclaimed gravel rail trail to the forestry service roads, to little single track zones, you’ve got forested areas, you’ve got tall grasses and vast landscapes and views. It’s just a beautiful area.”
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