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The Gravel Explorer Blog

Day 2 BCBR Gravel Explorer – RACE REPORT 

By 2021 Race Reports
Presented By Arcteryx Location - Naramata, Three Blind Mice Distance - 47.5 km Vertical - 1239 m Stage Two Results Today’s Adventure Ride would be a sampler pack if you used beer for a reference; a sustained road climb out of Naramata through the sun-dappled vineyards brought the racers up to the KVR (Kettle Valley Railway) and stunning views across...
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Day 1 BCBR Gravel Explorer – RACE REPORT

By 2021 Race Reports
Presented By Maxxis Location  - Naramata, Campbell Mountain Distance - 44 km Vertical  - 844 m Stage One Results Photo Credit: Chris Stenberg Day 1 – Presented by Maxxis - The inclement weather stopped at 9 am just as it was ‘go time’, the first-ever BCBR Gravel Explorer has begun!! Day one (1) certainly delivered on its promise to be more than a little different...
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Race Report

By 2021 Race Reports

The BCBR Gravel Explorer “Everywhere a Gravel Bike Can Go” The inaugural BCBR Gravel Explorer is set to roll, Sept 27 – Oct 1, 2021. Five (5) full days of wicked and challenging routes in British Columbia’s beautiful and breathtakingly scenic Okanagan wine country. From the minds of the BC Bike Race course designers with input from local rippers and…

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BIKE CHECK FROM CORY WALLACE

By BCBR Gravel Explorer

Cory Wallace – past winner of the BC Bike Race – is joining us for a fall double header racing both gravel and race! He is currently in the Okanagan exploring the terrain and you can follow his stories on Instagram at @wallacesworld.  We asked him about his bike setup: For the Gravel event I’ll be running the Kona Libre with…

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THE BCBR GRAVEL EXPLORER IS ON

By BCBR Gravel Explorer

THE BCBR GRAVEL EXPLORER IS ON We know that everyone wants to get out and race and we are happy to say that we are still on for this fall. BCBR continues to work within Provincial Health Authority (PHA) Guidelines and in consultation with our host communities to deliver a great gravel race this fall. Implementing the systems and tools…

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NEW EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT – The Gravel Explorer

By BCBR Gravel Explorer

We are excited to unveil our newest offering: The Gravel Explorer aka BCBR Gravel. This new event will take place in British Columbia’s Okanagan region from September 26 – October 1, 2021. A new five (5) day stage-race classic is born! Savory, earthy, well balanced with loose gravel, single track and a hint of perspiration; pairs well with Pinot The…

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