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Welcome to the Fernie Mountain Bike Club

UPDATE September 15th: ALL trails around Fernie are reopened for all biking/hiking.

Welcome to the Fernie Mountain Bike Club (FMBC) website! The FMBC is a member-based, non-profit organization with a mandate to foster and promote building, maintaining and riding the Fernie trails, which is done in conjunction with the Fernie Trails Alliance.

Collaborating with other groups such as the Fernie Trails Alliance, the FMBC encourages recreational and competitive cycling for all ages and abilities and promotes responsible mountain biking practices and land use. The FMBC is an integral part of advocating for access of trails, management and maintenance of recreational mountain bike trail use.

The FMBC organizes events such as the annual Spring Bike Blitz, the Wam Bam Dirt Jump Jam, 2NEE races, the Dirt Diggler, and the High Roller event.

Become a member, support mountain biking in Fernie and the FMBC!

Events

Date:
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 16:30

Olympian mountain biking Catharine Pendrel will be in town to spread her awesomeness! Friday afternoon will be all about the Little Women on Wheels. 

Date:
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 18:30

FMBC is excited to announce FREE special event! Olympian Catharine Pendrel and National Team member Sandra Walter will be in Fernie to host an slide show and chat.

Date:
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 08:15

The trail gods shined upon us and we are able to keep the best event of the year going! Registration and details below! As usual there is a low roller option too.

This year is super exciting as we have special guests National Team members Catharine Pendrel & Sandra Walter. 

  • Thursday night Trail Maintenance

    Thursday night Trail Maintenance

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    (exact season starting date to be determined) 

    Come out and help build and maintain the trails you love to ride! Stay tuned for details on our Facebook page or weekly newsletter for trail and meeting details. Trail nights sponsored by Fernie Brewing Company. 

    Date:
    Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Oct 12 2017.
    Thu, 05/11/2017 - 18:15
  • Little Women on Wheels with Catharine Pendrel

    Little Women on Wheels with Catharine Pendrel

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    Hello young female mountain bike riders, 

     

    The FMBC is excited to announce a girls ride with Olympian Catharine Pendrel and National Team member Sandra Walter 

     

    Friday September 29

    4:15 meet at Bike Park

    4:30 group photo and ride 

    Ride 1-1.5 hours

     

    Notes: 

    This special opportunity is FREE to FMBC members.

    FMBC Membership- must be a FMBC member and we will not be selling memberships at the ride. Memberships can be purchased online at: http://www.bikefernie.ca/  please arrive in advance with a parent or guardian if you need sign a waiver.  

    The Route- This ride is open to intermediate riders ages 8 years and up, who have single track experience.  The ride route will be TCT to Ruby's/Montane to Blue Forever down Montane.  We will be able to split off to do a shorter ride for different riding levels.  

    Each rider will receive a Souvenir T-shirt, perfect for gathering a few autographs!

    Please RSVP by email to lufurber@hotmail.com so that we have an idea of numbers for the event.

    Cheers,

    Lu Furber

    on behalf of the FMBC

     

    Date:
    Fri, 09/29/2017 - 16:30
  • Slideshow and Chat with Olympian Catharine Pendrel & National Team Member Sandra Walter

    Slideshow and Chat with Olympian Catharine Pendrel & National Team Member Sandra Walter

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    Attention all mountain bikers,

     

    FMBC is excited to announce FREE special event!

    Olympian Catharine Pendrel and National Team member Sandra Walter will be in Fernie to host an slide show and chat.

     

    The slideshow will take place on Friday September 29 at the Vogue Theater in downtown Fernie

    Doors open at 6:30pm and the show starts at 7:00pm

     

    This special opportunity is FREE, we just ask that you bring a non-perishable food item (or two, or three) for the food bank.

     

    Both Athletes will be on stage to dazzle and inspire us. The evening is intended to be somewhat informal and the audience is encouraged to ask questions and interact.

    This is very much a family friendly event, so please bring the kids!

    Date:
    Fri, 09/29/2017 - 18:30
  • Highroller 2017

    Highroller 2017

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    Saturday, September 30th

    The trail gods shined upon us and we are able to keep the best event of the year going! Registration and details below! As usual there is a low roller option too.

    This year is super exciting as we have special guests National Team members Catharine Pendrel & Sandra Walter.  If you have ever dreamt of riding your mountain bike on your favourite trails alongside some of the  best riders on the planet, this is your chance. Both riders (and their husbands) will be riding the full high roller loop with the intention of socializing and mingling with anyone who is interested! Don’t worry, if you don’t cross paths with them on the trails, you will have a chance at the dinner & after party!



    Registration
    High Roller Route

    See the attached PDF document for exact route information for both high & low roller. 

     

     

    Date:
    Sat, 09/30/2017 - 08:15
  • Women on Wheels with Catharine Pendrel (Cancelled)
    Date:
    Sun, 10/01/2017 - 10:00

Trail Conditions and News

All trails have now reopened for biking/hiking. 
As of 1pm Sept. 2nd there is a FULL CLOSURE of all trails around Fernie for all activities/access.Please obey all signage and stay off of the trails. This closure is a government mandated closure of all crown land due to extreme fire hazard. All private property owners have decided... More
These are the new FMBC membership stickers available at The Guide's Hut, Straight Line Bicycle and Ski, The Ski Base and GearHub Sports.  Go to bikefernie.ca to get your 2017 membership.
Access to the Fairy Creek parking lot is closed - permanently. This is due to pressure from Ministry of Highways, with concern for the ever-growing number of people making dangerous turns into that area, and the number of people pulling back out onto the highway. Also, a number of people have been... More
Little Women on Wheels Join us for four Wednesdays from 4:15 till 5:45 starting June 7, 2017. Skills based combined with bike park and short fun rides. Lots of fun on our bikes in a social atmosphere. There is limited space so it will be a sign up first come first serve. It is a drop off program... More

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