Chris Sheppard

2011 BC Bike Race: Sager Nips Sheppard

BC BIKE RACE: BEHIND THE SCENES: 26 vs 29 Hydration Packs or Bottles? In a sprint finish at day 2 of the BC Bike Race, Jason Sager nipped race leader Chris Sheppard to take the stage win in 2:13:24. Although Sager (Jamis) won the day, Sheppard (Rocky Mountain Bikes) retained his GC leader status. Team […]

Solo Sheppard Takes Day 1 at BC Bike Race

The big question on the start line of day 1 of the 2011 BC Bike Race was how would European riders Thomas Dietsch (BULL) and Marzio Deho (Olympia) fare in the Great Northwest? Defending champion Chris Sheppard (Rocky Mountain Bikes) is a homeboy comfortable on the forest singletrack. And Dietsch pointed out that the European […]

BC Bike Race has New Twist with July 2 Start

The 450 riders in the BC Bike Race roll their mountain bikes on July 2 and finish seven days later. Singletrack.com will have full coverage of the race as well as behind-the-scenes reports from Jason Sumner. The word for now, however, is that race organizers have announced something new for this year: chip-timed segments on […]

Euro-Muscle Enters BC Bike Race

Since the World Cups on Grouse Mountain circa 2001-2003 there has been a dearth of European horsepower in BC; that will all change July 2-9 when the seven-day BC Bike Race starts. France’s Thomas Dietsch of the endurance powerhouse Team Bulls and Italian Marzio Daho of Team Olympia will race the solo category. They will be […]