Spring is in the Air!

The trees are budding, the birds are singing, and the warmer weather is here! After a season of indoor cycling (had enough zwifting yet?!) it’s times to head outdoors for the real thing. Make 2021 the year you discovered the West Kootenays of British Columbia by...

2020 update

A message from owner-operator John Bowden Covid-19 has dealt everyone a huge curveball, and the travel industry is no exception. Here in the West Kootenays of British Columbia, we’re optimistic that better times are ahead, and still believe that the best way to...
Rail Trails of the West Kootenays

Rail Trails of the West Kootenays

We may be biased, but we think that the rail trails of the West Kootenays offer some of the best cycling in British Columbia. Huge views, quiet and safe cycling, gentle grades, swimmable lakes, meandering rivers, character cafes and accommodations…the list goes on....
Spotlight on John Ward Fine Coffee

Spotlight on John Ward Fine Coffee

In addition to great road biking, Nelson BC also boasts an amazing combination of heritage charm, cafes and cultural vibe. If you spin by John Ward Fine Coffee, you can have it all in one place. Located in the heart of downtown Nelson, this bright and bustling café is...
Spotlight on The Yellow Deli

Spotlight on The Yellow Deli

Ever dreamed of a biking holiday that allows you to indulge your inner Hobbit? Good news – you don’t have to go all the way to New Zealand. The iconic Yellow Deli café in Nelson BC might have you thinking you’ve stepped right into the Shire and the Lord of the Rings....
Spotlight on Oso Negro

Spotlight on Oso Negro

When most people think of Nelson, BC, chances are that Oso Negro is near the top of the list. Spanish for black bear, this coffee roastery and café has been a Nelson landmark for more than two decades. It’s a genuine must visit on a cycling tour in the West Kootenays...