Biking

Road, downhill, enduro, cross country - even snow! We're mad for two wheeled fun in the mountains.

Snow, Rain, and Glory: Early Preparation for Whistler’s Subaru IRONMAN® Canada

As Whistler gears up to host the IRONMAN® Canada this August, local Meridee Fitch is getting ready to compete. What's in store for the toughest race in Whistler history?

GranFondo Whistler – Big Hills and Shaved Legs

With the RBC GranFondo Whistler road cycling event happening soon The Insider hit the streets to answer that age-old road racing question - Why do you guys shave your legs?

Whistler Crankworx Survival Guide

There are festivals and there are parties, and there's Whistler Crankworx. To thrive and survive this ten-day explosion of good times, great music and fantastic biking you're gonna need a little help. Here's a survival guide. Giv'r."

Dreaming on the “Top Of The World”

Whistler artist Chantelle Pellerin rides the singletrack between dream and reality as she scores a chance to be one of the first people to test-ride Whistler's new "Top of the World" bike trail.

Whistler HomeGrown – Chromag Bikes

Chromag Bikes is a homegrown Whistler company producing frames and components right here in Whistler. In this exclusive Insider video Chromag owner Ian Ritz talks about riders love affairs with their bikes and why Whistler is the ideal place to test, develop and build some of the best bike components on the market.

Exploring Whistler’s Bike Trails — Rain or Shine

Whistler's cross-country bike trails offer something for every skill level, as our dedicated Insider correspondent learned after signing up for a Monday Nite Ride with the Whistler Off Road Cycling Association. Ride on, rain or shine!

Whistler Triathlon – Multi-Sport Days of Spring

How does skiing in the morning then paddleboarding in the afternoon then a round of twilight golf sound? Or what about snowmobiling, bike park and some disc golf? Spring in Whistler is all about the multi-sport day so check out what the locals are doing to enjoy the sun.

Preparing the Whistler Mountain Bike Park

The Whistler Mountain Bike Park opens May 18, but only thanks to the crew who shovel all last winter's snow out of the way. We talk to park manager Brian Finestone about what exactly goes on before the real fun begins. Get ready to get muddy.

Whistler Mountain Bike Park for the Soft-Core

Full-face helmet. Check. Body armor. Check. Nerves of steel? Nope. A self-proclaimed "poster child for soft almost non-adventure", Mary Zinck has some interesting insights about one of Whistler's favorite summer activities — ripping it up in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park.

Ride a Classic Whistler Trail: River Runs Through It

When you land in Mountain Bike Mecca, with 400+km of trails unravelling around you, where do you begin? Professional freerider and bike coach Lisa Lefroy suggests the classic A River Runs Through It, and gives the low-down on what you'll need if you want to session your way to mastery. (Bug spray. Leg armour. A buddy. And treats.)

Catch Peloton Fever on a Tour de Whistler

Inspired by the Tour de France? Are your pre-dawn dreams interrupted by the unfolding quest for the yellow jersey? Are you training for a forthcoming GranFondo? The Whistler Insider rounds up the best road rides in and around Whistler, plus training tips for the skinny-tire set, to reveal the area's slick and speedy cycle side.
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