Cafe News

 

Nov 29

We have moved most of our useless posts to facebook. Click on the cafe logo to check out our page.

 

 

Nov 14

Cruising the internet late at night?? having trouble falling asleep?? then watch this.....

Oct 31 

Bike maitenence is good and mullets are bad.

 

 

Oct 10

It's movie time. doors have changed to 8:30!

Gotta get me one!

Oct 1

WOW!!!!

May 15

Kananaskicker is upon us!!

Race Dates – June 2 & 3 2012

 Entry Fee - $105 on line www.zone4.ca

It’s all or nothing – NO separate fees for each event, "Kananaskiker II" ball cap for the first 125 stage race entrants.

On-line Registration ends @ noon Friday June 3 -2011. $10 from every entry will go to Cause Canada's Sierra Leone Maternal support charity.

Package pick up – Friday June 1 from 6 – 8pm in person at the Bicycle Café Canmore

and again Saturday morning from 8am to 8:30am

All Parking is at the Canmore Nordic Centre – you must ride down to the start for Saturday’s XC

 Race Format – 3 Event Mountain Bike Race using Omnium scoring (points accumulation)

Point Scoring – the points schedule is the same for each event and for each category – in the event of a tie the winner shall be determined by the faster time up the Stage III HC

Categories (all single licensed riders must ride sport category)

 

Open men

Men 40+

Sport men

Open women

Women 40+

Sport women

Do you have to complete each event to start the next? – The answer is no, you are able to start each event regardless if you started or finished the previous event.

 Stage I – MTB XC – Marathon format or point to point – Start on Main St Canmore race up to Canmore Nordic Centre through a challenging xc course finish atop the high point of the course. 2-3hr race.

 

Stage II – XC Time Trial Main Stadium Canmore Nordic Centre – the xc time trial course will be a shorter variation of the Lap 2 from Saturday’s XCP and is approx. 8km in length.

 

Stage III – Once we have some fatigue in those legs – we present the final stage: a 3.5km uphill individual time trial which promises to test the riders’ stamina (those that have completed all previous stages anyway) Here is some course info via Garmin –

 

May 2

and people think MTB is dangerous

April 4

Tough city!

Jan 10

Skills

Dec 18

Boxing week sale

 

Dec 10

Tis the season.

Dec 1

Ouch! So I guess that is that.

Oct 21

Wow!

A new bike rack has been made with the canmore market in mind.

Oct 1

Joey is not ok.................

Sept 10

We have a cross racing series at the nordic centre. Alll bikes welcome(except tandems)

July 20

There is a 20lbs Santa Cruz Highball lurking around canmore. Be on the lookout.

June 8

June 2

June 1

The king of the mountain wrapped up last wednesday with John firth Winning the XC race to take the overall win and take the BC Bike Race Entry!!!! In the Womens category Stephanie Wilkinson took the overall lead. A big thanks to BC Bike race for donating the Prize and to Rundle Mountain Cycling Club especiallly Alairc Fish for helping to organize!!

May 25

The king of the Mountain will happen tonight(pending weather) at the Nordic centre. The meeting place will be 5:30 at the biathalon stadium. Awards will follow in the day lodge with pizza and snacks!! See you tonight!!!

May 17

The King of the Mountain will go down tomorrow night on reclaimer. Please meet at lower parking lot at 5:30 to sign up!!!!!

May 15

here is info on the upcoming Kananaskicker Mountain Bike stage race.

to register www.zone4.ca

to obtain the technical guide with full details email shawntrain@hotmail.com

Race poster

May 10

The king of the Mountain Hill climb will go down this Wed!!!

The Location is here meeting time will be 5:30-6:00pm for registration.

Please bring your proof of ABA license.

March 30

UPDATE!!!!!! RACE WILL BE POSTPONED TILL MAY 11TH DUE TO SNOW!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

BC BIKE RACE AND BICYCLE CAFE PRESENT KING OF THE MOUNTAIN.
WINNER RECEIVES FREE ENTRY TO BC BIKE RACE!!!!!!!!


A 3 Wednesday race series in conjunction with RUNDLE MOUNTAIN CYCLING CLUB toonie races.
The races will consist of a XC, hill climb and DH race. Points will be awarded for each race and the overall winner will be crowned KING OF THE MOUNTAIN and receive a FREE ENTRY TO THE BC BIKE RACE 2011!!!!!!!!



All racers will be required to do all races on the same bike.
All racers must be a cycling club affiliate for insurance purposes.
More info to follow. Contact jay@bicyclecafe.com for further details.

May 11th, 18th & 25th

 

March 17

New candy from Specialized

 

March 15

We need a betting track in canmore.

Keirin: Speed Racers on Nowness.com.

 

March 3

Lance can dance

I took a video of my ride to work this morning.

we now have GoPro cameras instock

Jan 27

We are now offering a winter fit special.

Contact jay for details jay@bicyclecafe.com

Jan 25

The cat is out of the bag. Lance is on drugs!

Mad skills!

Dec 22

The bicycle cafe would like to introduce our new European Motosports team!

Dec 17

Please follow link below to take a Parks Canada survey on clycling in the national parks!

http://app.fluidsurveys.com/surveys/wnsc/cycling-1/

 

Dec 15

We have new cafe T's showing up early next week.

Availible in adult sizes too!

 

Dec 11

Behind the scenes at the tour

Dec 8

Check out team rider Graham Agassiz's latest video

Aggy's Trip Into Neldor from Christopher Halcrow on Vimeo.

 

Dec 3

Jay on the cover of Singletrack

Dec 2

Wear your helmet or these dudes will come to your house and hang out.

Dec 1

Longing for the days of summer

Nov 27

it's Costa Rica time again. Email bcooke@bicyclecafe.com for info on this years trip in febuary

Take that kryptonite

Nov 20

everybody was kung Fu fighting

Oct 21

Bicycle Cafe presents Bike Short Film Festival.

Come meet Ryan leech.

July 28

When spandex gets crunk.

 

July 7

The riding begins!!!!!

 

June 22

 

The comeback begins at the paper plate race.

Blue has finally caught me

Blue taking charge of the race!!! 

June 17

I knew if I waited long enough spandex would finally be cool

June 7

ok, Brian has a new lifestyle

June 4

Say it's not so

June 3

Retro race at the nordic centre this weekend.

Here is the link

http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=119832351363055

 

 

June 1

I like judge judy , she knows how to handle the hipsters

May 28

Bont mountain and road shoes are now in stock. They are hand made in Australia and have a heat moldable carbon sole.

click on image to visit Bont website

May 26

We now have Follow Me dvd's Instock

April 22

Follow Me movie premier may 8th Communitea Cafe.

Tickets availible at Communiea Cafe $10

Contact jay@bicyclecafe.com for info

April 12

It was staff haircut day again.

March 11

We are  premiering the new Anthill movie Follow Me on Sat May 8th at Communitea Cafe.

Stay tuned for details. Here is a teaser in the meantime.

Follow Me - the Teaser from Anthill Films on Vimeo.

 

Feb 23

We are now offering Specialized BG 3D fits. The best way to get max performance and avoid injury.

Contact jay for info Jay@bicyclecafe.com

 

Feb 18

Some cool vids featuring specailized bikes and food

PEDALING: NYC "Herbs & Botanicals" from Jim Fryer/BrakeThrough Media on Vimeo.

PEDALING: NYC "Baking @ Birdbath" from Jim Fryer/BrakeThrough Media on Vimeo.

 

 

Jan 29

Today was haircut day

We have received a new shipment from specialized. Lots of new shoes, helmets and other fun goodies.

Jan 12

We have new Specialized bikes in stock!!

Dec 28

We have just recieved a new shipment of gravy mix!

Come check it out.

Dec 22

The Cafe is having a boxing day sale.

Everything will be on sale

Two for one cycling clothing and more!

 This is how we are keeping ourselves busy these days.

 

 

Dec 16

 

The 2010 Costa Rica All Mountain trip is Feb 6-15. Contact Jay for info and check out the photo Gallery from last years trip.

 

The new Cafe kits are here

 

Dec 14

chloe is now 13, the preparations have begun....

 

Dec 13

New Cafe video, its good

WARNING:Foxy Brown has a potty mouth

2009 Bicycle Cafe Team from karl heldt on Vimeo.

 

 

Dec 12

 

This video speaks for itself

For all the Alex Jacksons of the world who haven't seen this video

May 20

The 2009 Tour for Kids 3-day cycling adventure starts July 17th, raising fundsto sendAlberta childrenwith cancer to summer camp. In it's third year, the Tour for Kids ride follows a spectacular route through Banff National Park andthe Icefields parkwayfinishing in Calgary. Cyclists choose to ride daily distancesofeither100 km/dayor 170 km/day with the full support ofmechanics, medical staffand the road crew. The Tour for Kids event has raised over $375,000 in its first two years with 100% of thefunds going directly to the camp through the Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta.

http://www.tourforkids.com/alberta/index.asp



April 20

I.M.B.A fundraiser a SUCCESS, we raised over $1000 for the upcoming Trailbuilding summit at the

Nordic Center , Thankyou Kona for donating a Kona Cowan

April 19

cafe clothing is here!!

April 10

unicorn5000 dh race in Kamloops

email cheryl for info

 

April 10

The team kit has shipped we shouls see it on april 15!!

Moab trip, I went to Moab , it was sunny and fun here is a pic.

March 25

Biking in Kamloops March 3

yup there is a trail with no snow ,

2009 Cafe Costa Rica Back Country Trip

The Cafe organizes a 10 day backcountry trip to Costa Rica.

Click on Jays head to see some more pics

Contact Jay for Info on the 2010 trip

 

Intermontane 2009

The Bicycle Cafe is doing the tech support for this new stage race in Kamloops

5 stages , epic singletrack , start and finish in the same place. Yeah Yeah

 

I Need a Extra Dose

 

Nelly R.I.P.

 

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