Entries by Loewen

Back 40 Registration Open

We are very proud to be organizing the Back 40 Mountain bike race on July 26, 2015. It is going to be a great time on the trails around lake Minnewasta in Morden. Online registration is open, so head over to the Back 40 page and register early!

Spring Training in California

Team Manitoba travelled down to California once again for their annual spring training trip.  It was Jason’s second year to go along with the team.  This year they went up to the Santa Cruz area located in the northern part of the state.  According to Jason the roads and scenery was amazing.  He also had the […]

Cycling Puerto Vallarta and Bucerias

I had the chance to get away on a warm holiday this past January.  We stayed in Bucerias Mexico.  It was the perfect destination because I could both relax with my family and experience some amazing road rides.  I found a tour and bike rental outfit called Bici Bucerias.  They hooked me up with a bike […]

Deadhorse CX Results

Thanks to everyone who made a great day of cyclocross in Morden possible! Especially to: – Our sponsors: Kroeker Farms, Iceberg, Co-op, Parkside Lumber, Acklands Grainger and Rona – Our poutine chefs – Frank Elias and Lou Males – All the volunteers – you people all rock! – Our race officials – Arlene, Lorraine, Deanna […]

Saturday Closures For September And October

It’s the most wonderful time of year!  Through out the month of September and October Jason and myself will be participating in the Manitoba cyclocross race series.  This means that we will be closed some Saturdays during these months. Here are the list of Saturday’s that we will be closed: September 6th September 20th September […]

Head For The Hills Bicycle Ride

Head For The Hills is an annual fundraiser for Edenl Health Care Services It’s a 32 km group ride along the Trans Canada Trail Southwest of Morden and Winkler.  The trail starts at Colert Beach west of Morden, skirts Lake Minnewasta and climbs the north shore connecting with the Stanley Trail.  After crossing the Dead […]

Back 40 Mountain Bike Race

The Back 40 race is back for 2014.  We will be hosting it together with Tinker Creek Cycle.  The race will take place on August 10 at Lake Minnewasta in Morden. http://mordenmb.com/city-services/parks-dept/lake-campground Check out the Tinker Creek Cycle website for full race details including registration. www.tinkercreekcycle.ca/  

Fischer cross country ski equipment

Country Cycle & Ski has a much better ring to it. Thanks to some dedicated folks we here in southern Manitoba have access to some amazing cross country ski trails. We recognize the growing popularity of the sport and it’s our hope to meet the areas demands by providing quality equipment and waxing services We […]

2013 Cyclocross Championships

The 2013 Cyclocross season came to an end with a bang.  The Provincial Championships were held at The Forks in Winnipeg.  It was an amazing course set up.  I loved the feeling of racing around the Forks grounds.  It was great to see so many familiar faces in the crowd of spectators.  Jason ended up […]

Darkcross 2013

The much anticipated cyclocross race, Darkcross, took place yesterday.  Darkcross (darkcross.ca) takes place at the Co-op Red River Speedway.  It’s the only race in the circuit that takes place at night. This was the first year that both Jason and myself are participating competitively in Manitoba’s cyclocross circuit.  We will both be racing in ‘B’ […]

Saturday morning club ride to ‘Jordan Corner’

  Saturday the 22nd was a perfect morning for a road ride.  With a 15km/hr wind coming from the south we headed up highway #3 toward ‘Jordan Corner.’ With the wind at our backs the ride was amazing.  It’s quite something to see all the intense greenery of southern Manitoba while sitting in the saddle […]

Thursday club ride

We finally got back on the trails at Lake Minnewasta.  Not only that but we were able to ride both the north and south side trails.  The river gaping the two sides is still out of commish so we had to cross by foot.  That only added to the adventure.  Overall conditions were great.  Give […]

First annual Pembina Valley Tweed Ride

On Saturday June 1st Country Cycle together with the Morden Triathlete Club hosted the first ever tweed ride.  There were approximately 30 participants.  WE started off the ride at Country Cycle and continued around the city for about 10km before stopping at Bethel Park.  At the park awards for best bike and best dressed were […]

Thursday club ride on the TransCanada Trail

The June 6th mountain bike club ride was only the 2nd time we’ve been able to spend on single track.  Due to all the recent rain fall trails around Lake Minnewasta are still too wet.  Hopefully next week they’ll be dry enough.  The TransCanada section of trail located near Lake Minnewasta is a fun and […]

Country Cycle club rides

First club ride of the year consisted of us doing a 20 mile grind along gravel roads located between Winkler and Morden.  We are hoping to get out on the trails in about 2 weeks.  The single track at Lake Minnewasta is still too wet to ride.  Until this year we have only hosted a […]

Shop update

Looking at the temperatures for the up coming week it would seem as though summer has finally arrived. Make sure to check out our helmet selection.  The new helmet law is being enforced by local authorities so make sure your kids have one that is fitted properly.  Check out our Facebook page for details. New […]