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New Women's Group Rides!

New Women's Group Rides!

These shred sessions are #FerdaGirls! New for the season, Sovereign’s Leigh Blackburn, with back up from Sabrina Gauthier, will be leading women’s group rides with an enduro focus. Starting in May, join us for intermediate or advanced rides at 5:30pm on Tuesday evenings at various locations in Kelowna and West Kelowna. Just like our co-ed rides, routes will be posted in advance on our Facebook page.

Wanna know more about Leigh and Sabrina? We thought so…

Ride Diary: Always Another Adventure

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Ride Diary: Always Another Adventure

Still buzzing from our escapades in Derby, Tasmania our now, group of four, were moving on to the land of the Aotèaroa. This would not be a maiden voyage for any of us. It’s a place that we never seem to cross off our to-ride list; in New Zealand, there’s always another adventure. In fact, this was my fourth time visiting, and I’m sure that with my insatiable lust for life on two wheels, the growth of our sport, and the on-going construction of new trails, it will not be my last.

Ride Diary: Forever Dreaming of Derby

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Ride Diary: Forever Dreaming of Derby

We all have that one adventure. The place we daydream about when we need to escape our current reality. For me, this is that one trip. I knew it the moment we started pedaling up our first trail, Axehead, actually, all six of us knew – Derby, Tasmania was about to steal our hearts. I’ve never encountered MTB trails purpose built with such attention to detail, with what I can only describe as true love for mountain biking made visible. Have I caught your attention? Good, because what I know for sure is that I will forever be dreaming of Derby’s masterfully constructed singletrack, and longing for the piece of my heart that I left behind…