March 28, 2013
Steed Cycles is proud to be a sponsor and supporting partner of the NIMBY Fifty, an XC mountain bike race in Pemberton BC! After coming on board as a sponsor in 2012, the crew here at Steed Cycles decided to come back again in 2013.
The NIMBY is truly a unique event created for riders by riders. Pemberton has some of the best singletrack in the world coupled with stunning mountainous views and green fields in the valley below. Heading into it’s fourth year (2013), NIMBY Fifty continues to grow, attracting some of the Worlds top athlete’s as well as passionate riders ready to take on the event.
The race is approximately 35 km in length, boasting a lung busting 101 switchback long pristine single-track climb. You get’n the picture? This ain’t your typical XC race. The NIMBY Fifty is what we refer to as a technical marathon xc bike race which means it is absolutely loaded with incredible single track.
What is the NIMBY Fifty?
- An epic mountain bike race covering many of the world-class single track trails, climbs and decents that Pemberton, BC is famous for.
When is the NIMBY Fifty?
- Saturday May 25th, 2013. Just late enough in Spring to ensure the trails are candy sweet.
Where is the NIMBY Fifty?
- In beautiful, picturesque Pemberton located just 2 hours from Vancouver / 25 minutes North of Whistler.
Why race the NIMBY Fifty?:
- Because we all love a little pain and fun right?
Check out this video from the 2012 event:
You can also check out a blog post from last years event here: http://steedcycles.wpengine.com/featured/nimby-fifty-wrap-up/
This event really is a must do for anyone looking for a great weekend of riding. Join the Steed Cycles team and staff this year on the weekend of May 25, 2013!
For more info on the NIMBY Fifty, check out their web site here: NIMBYFifty.com