Posts Tagged ‘cumberland’


Winter Riding in Cumberland

After riding in Idaho and Montana last summer, I can see why they close some of their trails when it rains. We’re lucky here in Cumberland since most of our trails are rideable year round, however there are some trails that need some TLC during the rainy season.


Stolen MTB in Courtenay!

This is my friend Pascale’s bike that was stolen last night. She’s devastated! She’s a single mom and can’t afford to replace it so I’m hoping it turns up. Unfortunately it sounds like she was targeted. It was stolen near Home Depot on Ryan Road in Courtenay the evening of November 3rd from her garage. [...]


Beaver chainsawed next to Cumberland trail

by Comox Valley Record Published: October 21, 2010 6:00 PM A beaver statue that had been carved into a broken-off tree on a Cumberland mountain bike trail was cut down and removed Sunday afternoon.

Have you seen Cumberland’s Thirsty Beaver?

by Currently Cumberland on Wednesday, 20 October 2010 at 11:43. What is wrong with people? This morning Carl Tessmann, Cumberlander and one of many who regularly is out running and/or biking in the trails, shared that the amazing carving of a beaver at the end of the upper Thirsty Beaver trail was cut down and [...]

Cool Things I’ve Seen Lately…

This past month has been awesome for some rare sights on the trails. Below are photos of the cool things I’ve seen over the past month.

Back in the Saddle!

After some heavy rains, unexpected snowfalls, and aggravated injuries I’m finally back on my bike! And I’ve discovered our local trailbuilders have been fairly busy…

And still more logging…

Okay, I’ll admit it… I’ve been spending a lot of time on the couch lately with the cold weather, but I have managed to get out on weekly rides. I might have sat out last week’s ride until news came that logging was about to start on the Lower Cumberland trails once again. After hearing [...]

Guest Blog on Adventure World

Instead of writing something for my site, I recently wrote something for Adventure World Magazine Online. You can check it out here:

Wet, muddy, and dark…

That pretty much sums up our ride tonight! We don’t know what it is, but Isabelle and I are absolutely addicted to night riding. We’re not sure if it just puts a new spin on old trails, or having the trails to ourselves? Either way, we think we may have our friend, JF, addicted as [...]

You know you’ve had a good week…

…when you go to do your laundry and it’s almost all mountain biking gear! I ride between 3-5 times a week but this week was an excellent one for me.  Last April I suffered an avulsion fracture to my right ankle, along with some other soft tissue damage, and this week is the first week [...]

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