Video: Micayla Gatto & Steffi Marth’s Atlantic Canada Road Trip
Mountain Bike Atlantic
by Tim Foster
10M ago
Originally Posted on PinkBike Nov 27th, 2022 by Steffi Marth THE STORY For us, Europeans travelling to Canada for Mountain Biking typically means British Columbia destinations exclusively. My only exception so far was the World Cups and World Champs in Mont Sainte Anne, Quebec. I was surprised that it´s actually similar for my dearest Canadian friend Micayla whose life goal (one of many ;-)) was to drive across Canada. With almost 10 million square kilometres, Canada is almost as big as all of Europe combined. Micayla lives at the very edge of the West Coast of Vancouver Island near the surf t ..read more
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Exploring Women+ Mountain Bikers’ Experiences in Atlantic Canada
Mountain Bike Atlantic
by mtba
10M ago
Recruiting Women+ for a Study on Mountain Biking in Atlantic Canada Mountain biking is increasing in popularity across Atlantic Canada and we want to understand how mountain biking is experienced by women+ 19yrs and older. What does Women+ mean? Women+ intends an inclusive definition of women. We are welcoming and respectful of women, including trans women and those that are nonbinary, gender non-conforming, and any others who identify as a woman. This study is focused on exploring motivation, enablers and constraints to participating in mountain biking and identifying women+’s social and econ ..read more
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Mountain Bike Atlantic 2023 Summit & Festival: Call for Applications!
Mountain Bike Atlantic
by mtba
10M ago
SUMMIT & FESTIVAL Mountain biking has grown substantially over the last 30 years and can be classified as one of the fastest-growing outdoor recreation activities worldwide. This growth in mountain biking is seen as an opportunity for local communities to capitalize. Mountain biking has a direct and indirect impact on communities’ social and economic landscape as the outdoor activity is known to cultivate social and physical health benefits for residents while diversifying local economies. While these benefits are significant, building robust and successful mountain biking infrastructure r ..read more
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Young Riders Impress at Rockwood Challenge 2022
Mountain Bike Atlantic
by mtba
10M ago
The name does not disappoint. With over 50 km of technical terrain, full of gnarly rock gardens, gorgeous slabs and rugged roots, Rockwood Park has the chops to make riders push their limits.  After two years of efforts nullified by Covid, this season the Rockwood Challenge returned and promised a particularly spicy course. This year organizer Dean Roberts of Millennium Cycle was elated to see over 100 participants with over half the field consisting of youth. Roberts is excited to get back at hosting races in the region and believes Rockwood has the infrastructure and vibe necessary to w ..read more
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Mountain Bike Atlantic’s Annual Summit & Festival kicks off the riding season at Sugarloaf Bike Park
Mountain Bike Atlantic
by Tim Foster
10M ago
Originally published to PinkBike July 7th, 2022. We’re still reeling – and it’s been weeks since the Mountain Bike Atlantic Summit and Festival wrapped up in Campbellton, New Brunswick. Earlier this month saw hundreds of riders descend upon northern New Brunswick to gather for a long-awaited 2nd Annual Mountain Bike Atlantic Summit and Festival. Participants came from all over eastern and Atlantic Canada with representatives from PE, NB, NS, NL, QC, ON and beyond to discuss all things mountain biking and how to further grow the sport in our region – not to mention get plenty of riding in at Su ..read more
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Nova Scotian Racer Looking for a ‘Shore Thing’ and the MTB World Cup in Europe
Mountain Bike Atlantic
by nimzie
10M ago
Custom Sock Fundraiser to support European Mountain Bike Racing Campaign Local competitive cyclist, Mackenzie Myatt is selling custom Nova Scotia-themed socks by Endur Apparel’s Custom Labs Co to support her European Mountain Bike World Cup Racing Campaign. The season, Myatt will start in the US and move to Europe for World Cup racing with National Team, come back to Canada for the classic Mont-Sainte-Anne World Cup and swing by the Maritimes for two Canada Cups before hopefully culminating in World Championships in Les Gets, France. I worked closely with designers to create a fun, vibrant s ..read more
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Mountain Biking and Positive Youth Development
Mountain Bike Atlantic
by Tim Foster
10M ago
Though we often talk about the benefits of mountain biking in relation to a community’s economy. It is important for communities to recognize the benefits mountain biking can have on positive youth development. Yes! A thriving economy is important, but it is important to also focus on the social benefits that mountain biking can bring to local residents, including youth. In order for mountain biking to have a robust social effect on the community, we need to consider how these trail networks connect to youth and their positive development. So what is positive youth development? Positive youth ..read more
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New Team for L’Esperance and Smith
Mountain Bike Atlantic
by mtba
10M ago
Exciting news for two of our favourite professional racers Andrew L’Esperance and Haley Smith! We are crossing our fingers to see them both on the East Coast this season – perhaps a return to L’Esperance’s home province of Nova Scotia for the Kentville Canada Cup?! Read the full Press Release below.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: From: Maxxis International  Dept: Marketing Department  Date: 2.10.2022 Re: Maxxis Fields New Factory Team for 2022 In more than 50 years of producing bicycle tires, Maxxis has been honored to support some of the world’s best teams and athletes across every d ..read more
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River Valley Cycling Winterbike
Mountain Bike Atlantic
by Michael Egan
10M ago
Contributed by River Valley Cycling December 2021 River Valley Cycling Winterbike 2022 is on! RVC WINTERBIKE is back in full swing. Our diligent gnomes have been very busy getting trails ready for grooming for your winter riding enjoyment. If you think the winter trails are awesome, please contribute to RVC Winterbike. RVC Winterbike is a separate RVC budget that funds grooming equipment, snowmobile gas, and basically anything we use for winter trails. We’ll groom as long as we have snow and funds! Your membership goes towards grooming at 3 great trail systems: MVP, Woolastook, and Deer Park ..read more
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