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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 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:
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Aug 08 2017.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 19:00, Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 19:00, Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 19:00, Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 19:00, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 19:00, Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 19:00

A fun weekly race/ride series for all mountain bikers.

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Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Oct 04 2017.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 18:30, Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 18:30

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

Date:
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 18:00

It's time once again for another Little Critter Criterium! Criterium style rides are where competitors complete as many laps of a short course as possible in the alloted time. For every lap of the course completed the rider puts his/her name in for draw prizes. This fun event is geared to riders 12 years and under.

Date:
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 08:00

The Fernie TransRockies Society will be managing the Fernie Lucky 7’s and once again will be fundraising for local trail organizations and not-for-profits and focusing on engaging youth and community cycling. With over 15 years of event experience you can expect a well-organized event. Professional timing, great prizing, first aid, food stations, trail support, bike support and a well thought-out course are the standard.

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Repeats every week every Wednesday 4 times.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 04:15, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 04:15, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 04:15, Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 04:15

Little Women on Wheels

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

Stay tuned for more details! 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

Stay tuned for more details! Olympian mountain biking Catharine Pendrel will be in town to spread her awesomeness! Friday night will be a slide show at the Vogue and social at a location to be determined! Time to be confirmed.

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Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 10:00

Stay tuned for more details! Olympian mountain biking Catharine Pendrel will be in town to spread her awesomeness! Sunday AM is a ride with Women on Wheels. Time to be confirmed. 

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Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 08:00
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Monday, July 10, 2017 - 09:00

Coming through Fernie on July 10th!

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    Sat, 06/24/2017 - 08:00
  • Little Women on Wheels

    Little Women on Wheels

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    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 but parents are welcome to join.

    The program is for girls aged 9 to 12.

    This is an FMBC sponsored program so for insurance purposes ALL participants must be members.
    The cost will be $40 with all of the funds going to help the Elk Valley Gymnastics Society with their search for a better facility.

    All of the coaches (PMBIA level 1 and 2) and helpers will be volunteers.

    email info@bikefernie.ca to sign up

     

    Date:
    Wed, 06/07/2017 - 04:15
  • Fernie Women on Wheels

    Fernie Women on Wheels

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    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, 05/17/2017 - 18:30
  • 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. 

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    Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Oct 12 2017.
    Thu, 05/11/2017 - 18:15
  • 2 knee race series

    2 knee race series

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    A fun weekly race/ride series for all mountain bikers.

    Mark your calendars and start NOT training (those caught training are disqualified...kidding...but training is highly frowned upon). Go hard and compete for the bragging rights or just come and enjoy the fun with like minded bikers. These are typically more enduro style and the emphasis is on having fun. Prizes and titles up for grabs!

    Participants must be a member of the Fernie Mountain Bike Club, anyone can join - only $25 to join for the year, $50 for families! Sign up online beforehand! Participants under 19 years of age must be in attendance at the first race or make arrangements to sign a minor waiver in advance.

    $2 entry fee per race goes towards beer for all participants - join your fellow riders for a post-race beverage & nachos at the Pub at Park Place Lodge and see the king and queen of the valley crowned after the last race.

    Tuesday Race Schedule, meet at trailhead by 6.45pm, race starts at 7pm:

    July 4: Red Sonja (sponsored by Give'r and Fernie Brewing Company)
    July 11: Slunt (sponsored by Straightline)
    July 18: Kid's Stuff/Splitting Bears (sponsored by The Guide's Hut)
    July 25: 3 Kings (sponsored by Ski Base)
    August 2: Dem Bones (sponsored by Edge of the World)
    August 8: Hypervent up/down/combined (sponsored by Gear Hub)

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    Date:
    Tue, 07/04/2017 - 19:00

Trail Conditions and News

Trails are all riding really well, even the high trails like Hypervent/ext and Slunt are ready to go. Get out there and enjoy but don't forget to walk any muddy sections that may be left or after rains. RIDE DIRT NOT MUD!
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.
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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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