Fernie, British Columbia, is the place to be in the Canadian Rockies for the two-wheeled crowd with great events filling the month of August. To Start it off the TransRockies event left today the ski town of Fernie headed north through the rugged Rockies on their way to Canmore, Alberta. Coming up is the Super D Downhill Mountain Bike Race at Fernie Alpine Resort on Saturday August 21st- this is a gruelling all mountain event that incorporates tough technical singletrack riding with endurance and speed. Not for the faint of heart as competitors race downhill from the top of the Timber Chair (some of the toughest lift served downhill mountain biking in the Canadian Rockies) to the base of Fernie Alpine Resort along such infamous trails as Rumpelstumpskin and TNT.
Don't miss out as there is more for all types of riders with the Dual Slalom and Dirt Crit Race on Sunday August 22nd. If not riding in this event come on up to cheer the competitors on and enjoy the great specatator events and party!