The Nelson Foodie 50

The Nelson Foodie 50

The Kootenay Lake area offers some of the finest multi-day cycling tours in Canada, but it also features some tempting half-day rides. A little known gem connects Nelson BC with one of the tastiest cafés in the Kootenays. The 50km out and back has everything you want...
The Ultimate Rail Trail Day Trip in BC?

The Ultimate Rail Trail Day Trip in BC?

One of the most spectacular rail trails in Canada is tucked away in BC’s West Kootenays. It might just be the most scenic cycling route you’ve never heard of, combining amazing mountain scenery with some of the tastiest fresh food in BC. Located just west of Nelson,...
Cycle the Kootenays with the Surly Straggler

Cycle the Kootenays with the Surly Straggler

Steel yourself, cyclists. Our new wheels have arrived. And they’re awesome. We’re pumped to offer a fleet of brand-new Surly Stragglers for our fully supported and self supported road cycling tours based out of Nelson BC. Just what is the bike, you ask? We like to...

What’s the Deal with Cycle Touring?

Have you toyed with the idea of setting off on a self-supported multi-day cycling trip but not sure if it’s for you? Before you think about kitting out your ride, it’s worth getting a sense of what cycle touring is all about. Having cycle toured over 6000km on three...
The Bun Run

The Bun Run

First things first. The Bun Run isn’t a “run”. And it won’t make your “buns” any smaller. But it might just be the perfect combination of cycling and cinnamon rolls in Canada. Just make sure to rise and shine. What I’m about to tell you is a jealously guarded secret...
Gearing Up for Summer

Gearing Up for Summer

Winter is slowly loosening its frosty grip on most parts of Canada, meaning that cycling season is just ahead! We are hard at work on getting the word out about our 3 supported cycle tours in BC’s West Kootenays this summer.  With views of fjord-like Kootenay...