25.2 miles
Distance
4,199 ft
Climb
-4,181 ft
Descent
1,645 ft
High Point
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TIMED SECTIONS: Note that for this race you will only be timed on the BLUE SECTIONS. You will be timed from the start gates to Aid Station 1. You will not be timed as you traverse over through the valley to Maple Mountain. You will be timed again from the start of Maple Mountain to the Finish line. Your cumulative time from both timed sections will be your final time for Day 1.

Welcome to an amazing tour of the best singletrack riding in the Cowichan Valley Area The race route will encompass local favorites on Mount Tzouhalem and Maple Mountain with a one-timed course on each mountain separated by a transition that will allow you to spin out your legs. The route will mix it up with everything from undulating singletrack, too fast and flowy berms and whoops, and some sections that will put your technical skills to the test.

Detailed Description
BC Bike Race 2019 - Day 1 (Cowichan Valley) is a 25 mile expert race route located near Duncan British Columbia. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a extreme overall physical rating. This route includes 11 trails. This route climbs 4,199 ft with a max elevation of 1,645 ft then descends -4,181 ft.
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Route Sections

1 Timed Section
  • 10 miles distance
  • 2,707 ft climb
  • -2,361 ft descent
2 Timed Section
  • 11 miles distance
  • 2,269 ft climb
  • -2,469 ft descent

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Details

  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Saturday July 6, 2019 at 08:30am
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
More Stats for BC Bike Race 2019 - Day 1 (Cowichan Valley) mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    6 hr 48 min
  • Altitude change
    17 ft
  • Altitude min
    87 ft
  • Altitude start
    250 ft
  • Altitude end
    266 ft
  • Grade max
    -67.5%
  • Grade min
    46.1%
  • Distance climb
    14 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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