Skills Clinics Presented by Catalyst Coaching and SportLab

Skills Clinics Presented by Catalyst Coaching and SportLab

If you’ve ever wanted to check out mountain biking skills clinics and group rides, this is definitely an event you do not want to miss! Catalyst Coaching and SportLab will be hosting TWO days of events that include skills development and group ride fun. Catalyst’s athletes who will be sharing their knowledge and experience are: in town from British Columbia, Jena Greaser and Dylan Bailey, and Thunder Bay’s own, local superstars, Keith Ailey and Chris Mitchell. All events will start in Kinsmen Park. As always, you…

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Group Ride — Sunday August 13

Group Ride — Sunday August 13

While the weather continues to toy with our emotions, we are still looking for the upcoming group ride! On Sunday August 13, starting at the Shuniah Mines entrance, we will be taking off on a casual, fun ride on the trails the Trail Development Committee have been tirelessly working on. The ride starts at 6pm and ends at 8pm. You must be a Blacksheep member to participate in this event. To become a member follow the link here:  http://blacksheepmtb.com/membership/. If…

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XC 7 Postponed to Aug 23!

XC 7 Postponed to Aug 23!

With some showers currently falling and thundershowers forecasted for this evening, Blacksheep has decided to postpone XC 7 to August 23.  We are a bit worried about losing the efforts of our trail builders on the Conveyer Belt section of trail if it gets too wet with a lot of riders on it. So, we are cancelling the Race for the Cheese on Aug 23, and replacing it with XC 7, Pursuit start. Thanks for your understanding all.

Monday Update

Monday Update

Hey fellow Blacksheep! We have a pretty exciting announcement: New Trail Name After much deliberation and a public vote, we finally have a new name for the new trail the Trail Development Committee has worked hard on all summer. The new name is Conveyor Belt! In the poll, we had “The” in the name as well, but we had to remove it so we can fit it on signs. Eventually signs, maps, and course descriptions will be made to include the…

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XC#7 Pursuit: Kinsmen Pursuit Stage 2 — Wednesday August 9

XC#7 Pursuit: Kinsmen Pursuit Stage 2 — Wednesday August 9

Wednesday August 9 is the pursuit race event! In XC#7 the starting order will be determined by the faster rider of XC#6. Everyone else will follow by their time gap behind the XC#6 winner. Everyone outside of a 5 minute gap will race from a mass start. Lambateurs will race with 10 second time gaps behind the preceeding riders with the winner of XC#6 starting first. Registration for the event will start at 6pm and the Lambateurs and Mini-Lambs will…

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