As I write this update; the UROC board of directors, and our Executive Director Dougal are finishing our second day of a strategic planning session for 2023. We have dedicated a weekend to some heavy lifting as an organization, working on governance structure, developing our strategic goals for 2023 and beyond, and planning and reviewing … Continued
Cumberland, BC— November 17, 2022 — United Riders of Cumberland (“UROC”) has reached a landmark land access and management framework in order for the community and visitors to continue to enjoy access to the trails on the private and municipal lands surrounding Cumberland, BC. UROC has developed renewed access agreements with private landowners Timberwest Forest … Continued
The Gravity Nines saw 112 entries this year with nearly 100% of you completing the event and over half of all entries doing the 9in1 challenge. That’s over 45kms of riding and 1700m of climbing riding double black diamond and black diamond trails. Conditions were dry and dusty contrary to last year which was wet and wild for most of the event. The route took on some of Cumberland’s most testing gravity trails and we were delighted to see a whole range of riders meet the challenge.
It’s Voting Time 2022 general local elections are occurring throughout the Comox Valley in October and include elections for municipal councils, and regional district electoral areas. You may be curious why UROC is mentioning this in a newsletter. We sent some questions to all candidates in the Comox Valley asking about ongoing support of the … Continued
The ‘9 in ONE’ has become a thing! The Gravity 9’s descents are: 1. Bear Buns / Broadway2. Bucket of Blood (from the top of BBC)3. Roughneck / Lower Roughneck4. Lost Wood / Blockhead5. NumbSkulls / Gravity6. Chunder7. Cupcake8. Bakers Dozen9. Knuckers Enjoy the ride! This is not a race. Ride within your limits. Other Events … Continued