“Bison Butte” is under development. Please be advised that the course is currently open for MCA sanctioned activities with MCA members only. Unauthorized use is not permitted at this time as the course is still in development.
WELCOME TO THE MCA MOUNTAIN BIKE PAGE
2017 MCA Board of Directors
Mountain Bike Committee Coordinator
Mountain Bike Committee
The organization of mountain bike races and events depends on the work of volunteers – consider joining the MTB committee and help MTB racing grow in Manitoba.
The committee consists of a Chair (MCA Board Member) and a representative from each club in Manitoba.
Information for Mountain Biking Racers
Manitoba Race Calendar: 2017 Race Calendar TBA
Race Results (2016): CLICK HERE
MTB Points Results (2016) CLICK HERE
MTB Manual (Updated April 21015) CLICK HERE
UCI MTB Rules CLICK HERE
A Birch Trail Pass allows riders the opportunity to ride some of the best trails in Manitoba (at the Birch Ski Area) and helps cover some of the costs of its administration, i.e.: annual lease, trail maintenance costs, etc.
Please note that in order to ride the Birch Trails you must also hold a General or Race license thru the Manitoba Cycling Association.
The Birch pass is paperless, meaning a paper pass will not be forwarded to you in the mail. Instead your name will be added to a database to confirm you are a pass holder immediately upon purchasing your pass.
- Direct inquiries to Blair Geisel, 204-856-9352 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Directions (Here)
- Register to ride at Birch, with the “Birch Pass” (Here). A Birch Pass is not required to race at a MCA Sanctioned Event.
- Under 16: Free
Individual (16+): $50
- Venue Booking Process (Here)
MTB Event Formats in Manitoba
Cross Country Olympic (XCO)
Cross Country Eliminator (Sprint) (XCE)
Cross Country Point to Point (XCP)
Cross Country Time Trial (XCT)
Cross Country Short Track (XCT)
Cross Country Enduro (XCM) – Marathons/24-hour races
Cross Country Team Relay (XCR)
Want to Organize a MTB Race/Event? Contact your Committee Rep and MTB Coordinator, then head over to the Organizers section of this website for important information and resources.
Mountain Bike Trail & Venue Information
The Mountain Bike Trail and Venue document is “work in progress”. Our goal is to provide a broad list of Mountain Bike trails in Manitoba including a short description of the terrain, trails, and degree of difficulty. The trails have been grouped by region. The MCA welcomes any comments or contributions to the Mountain Bike Trail and Venue document. Please send comments to Blair Geisel at email@example.com
Mountain Bike Long-Term Athlete Development Model: This document is a guide to MTB based on principles of Long-Term Athlete Development. LTAD is a pathway for optimal training, competition and recovery throughout an athlete’s career, but particularly in relation to the important growth and development years of young people.