Author: LauraH

Notice for Green Mtn Rd temporary closure Oct.17

Please be advised that Green Mountain Road will be closed between 9:00am and 2:00pm on Tuesday, October 17th. The closure is located approximately 9 km. west of the intersection of the Channel Parkway and Green Mountain Road. Traffic headed in both directions will be affected. This closure is necessary to remove the temporary detour bridge that was installed prior to… Read more →

Mountain Bike Tourism Symposium synopsis

I was pretty excited to attend the Mountain Bike Tourism Symposium in Revelstoke on September 14& 15 as a representative for the Penticton and Area Cycling Association.  There were over 200 attendees ranging from non-profit clubs such as ours, land managers, industry, tourism etc. It was special to be surrounded by similar minded and bike passionate people.  I was very… Read more →

Youth Program a Success

  Due to a very generous donation from a local couple, PACA chose 7 lucky kids to take part in a progressive mountain bike skill building program which gave the youth bicycles, helmets, locks and free coaching. They didn’t know it at the start, but upon the successful completion of the program (which was judged on whether or not the… Read more →

Seeking secure bike storage input

We have been asked to provide some input on secure bike storage infrastructure in the City of Penticton. Numerous workers say that a big barrier to commuting to work by bicycle is that they have nowhere to securely store their bike.  Occasionally visitors from out of town tell us that they don’t feel safe leaving their bikes on/in their vehicle… Read more →

July 2 Time Trial results

The riders enjoyed a gorgeous and quiet course at Green lake. We hope to see more of you tomorrow evening for the hill climb. Thank you to Sybilla for organizing!  TT Green Lake Road July 2 1 Michael Johnston     22.55 2 Emma Lujan               22.58 3. Carl Peterson        … Read more →