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Welcome to the Fernie Mountain Bike Club

Welcome to the Fernie Mountain Bike Club (FMBC) website! The FMBC is a member-based, non-profit organization who’s mandate is to build, maintain and ride the Fernie trails. 

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:
Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 13:00

Meet at Fernie Bike Park as part of the Bike Blitz. 

An around the town scavengaer hunt udisng the Fernie bike park and dike trails. Geared to riders under the age of 12. (Training wheels are not appropriate. Run bikes and tag along bikes are okay)

Date:
Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 09:00

Sell a bike or bike part, buy a bike or bike parts, have a burger, get your membership. All things FMBC! 

Date:
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 18:00

Second Monday of every month. 

Criterium style rides where competitors complete as many laps of a short course as possible in the 40 minute time limit. For every lap of the course completed the rider puts his/her mname in for a draw prize. Geared to riders 10 and under. (Training wheels are not appropriate. Run bikes and tag along bikes are okay)

June 13th - Fernie Bike Park @ 6pm

July 11th - James White Park @ 6pm

August 8th - Maiden Lake @6pm

September 12th - Annex Park @ 6pm 

  • Fernie Women on Wheels

    Fernie Women on Wheels

    Date: 
    Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 18:30

    Exact start date to be determined based on weather and trail conditons. 

    Do you like riding bikes and want a weekly meetup with likeminded women? FWoW is for you! 

    Come out and enjoy a ride with a fun group of women! All rides are split into ability groups based on group leaders available. Must be an FMBC member and sign waiver. Please have membership before first ride. Rides generally run around 2 hours and are followed up with a social gathering at a local watering hole.

    Meeting place The Guide's Hut, but may vary depending on trail choices. Trails are chosen ahead of time and posted on Facebook and in weekly newsletter. 

    Please join the Facebook group Fernie Women on Wheels for up to date information including time, meeting place changes & cancellations due to weather.

    Want to get involved/have ideas to share/questions to ask? Message us on the FB group or contact Heather at hdlavers@gmail.com 

     

    Date:
    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Sat Oct 01 2016.
    Wed, 05/04/2016 - 18:30
  • Trail Maintenance

    Trail Maintenance

    Date: 
    Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 18:30

    (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. 

    Date:
    Repeats every week every Thursday 21 times.
    Thu, 05/05/2016 - 18:30
  • Fernie Women on Wheels

    Fernie Women on Wheels

    Date: 
    Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 18:30
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 18:30

    Exact start date to be determined based on weather and trail conditons. 

    Do you like riding bikes and want a weekly meetup with likeminded women? FWoW is for you! 

    Come out and enjoy a ride with a fun group of women! All rides are split into ability groups based on group leaders available. Must be an FMBC member and sign waiver. Please have membership before first ride. Rides generally run around 2 hours and are followed up with a social gathering at a local watering hole.

    Meeting place The Guide's Hut, but may vary depending on trail choices. Trails are chosen ahead of time and posted on Facebook and in weekly newsletter. 

    Please join the Facebook group Fernie Women on Wheels for up to date information including time, meeting place changes & cancellations due to weather.

    Want to get involved/have ideas to share/questions to ask? Message us on the FB group or contact Heather at hdlavers@gmail.com 

     

    Date:
    Wed, 05/04/2016 - 18:30
  • Trail Maintenance

    Trail Maintenance

    Date: 
    Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 18:30
    Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 18:30

    (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. 

    Date:
    Thu, 05/05/2016 - 18:30
  • Little Critter Bike Race

    Little Critter Bike Race

    Date: 
    Monday, June 13, 2016 - 18:00

    Second Monday of every month.

    Criterium style rides where competitors complete as many laps of a short course as possible in the 40 minute time limit. For every lap of the course completed the rider puts his/her mname in for a draw prize. Geared to riders 10 and under. (Training wheels are not appropriate. Run bikes and tag along bikes are okay)

    June 13th - Fernie Bike Park @ 6pm

    July 11th - James White Park @ 6pm

    August 8th - Maiden Lake @6pm

    September 12th - Annex Park @ 6pm 

    Date:
    Mon, 06/13/2016 - 18:00

Trail Conditions and News

Did you know that memberships are done by calendar year? 2016 memberships (individual/family/corporate) are all available NOW! Please renew your membership at http://www.bikefernie.ca/join-donate Thank you for being a member of the Fernie Mountain Bike Club (FMBC)! The FMBC is a member-based, non-... More
Fernie Alpine Resort now offers terrain for winter biking.  This includes the cross country trails (Silk & Manchuria), and the Hobbit Trail (Boom Ski Out) – Galloway Loop. The cross country trails are accessed by Parking Lot #4 and are regularly groomed by the FAR cat crew. These trails are... More
New Multi-Use Trail Loop Fernie Alpine Resort (FAR) in conjunction with the Fernie Nordic Society and the Fernie Trails Alliance are pleased to announce that a new multi-use trail loop adjacent to FAR has been created for snowshoers, dog walkers, and snow bikers. There are two access... More
In Ridgemont, we are kindly asking that fat bikers use Kiddie Up or What's Up Doc only to go up or down this are of Ridgemont. Please don't use Lower Ecoterrorist - we are trying to preserve this trail as a safe down for nordic skiers (nordic skier's skis get caught in the bike tracks, making... More
"Snow is the new Dirt" shirts now available for purchase - $20 for FMBC members and $25 for non-members. Get yours (or one for the fat biker on your christmas list) at Gear Hub or Guide's Hut. .    

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