Kimberley E-Bike Grant, a win for all

Content is a mix of original, as well as taken from the Kootenay Outdoor Recreation Enterprise (KORE) press release. The City of Kimberley, British Columbia, has received a provincial grant worth over $800,000 to create an ebike mountain trail network. Project partner Kootenay Adaptive Sport Association (KASA) is leading the charge in developing adaptive cycling recreationContinue reading “Kimberley E-Bike Grant, a win for all”

Maintenance Tips | Battery Storage

issue #1 – How to store your eMTB Battery This question comes up a lot, especially here in Canada, “How should I store my Battery over winter?”. When the riding season usually takes a break for a solid 4 months, this is a pretty important question. Proper battery storage will make sure your hand-cycle isContinue reading “Maintenance Tips | Battery Storage”

Adaptive mountain biker gift guide 2020

From truly personal and unique gifts to tubeless set up and the pinnacle of waterproof gear — we have something for every adaptive mountain biker on your list this year! Wondering how to shop for the adaptive mountain biker in your life who has it all? We dove a little deeper into the world ofContinue reading “Adaptive mountain biker gift guide 2020”

Statement from our Executive Director

Spring is a time of renewal. This statement is as true this year, as it was in the last. It’s been said more times than we can count now, these are unprecedented times. We, who are part of a network of organizations, that are pushing the development and access to adaptive mountain biking, are findingContinue reading “Statement from our Executive Director”

Kootenay Adaptive | Response to COVID-19

Bikes sit empty, the world holds its breath. This is not the space we, at Kootenay Adaptive, imagined ourselves being in when our 2020 project started in January. Staff, in Programming and Infrastructure, have been working very hard to roll our 2020 projects ahead of the global pandemic. We now find ourselves in a seasonContinue reading “Kootenay Adaptive | Response to COVID-19”

The Road to Collaboration | Part 1

As the biking season edges ever closer to its end, we were lucky enough to take a quick trip to Calgary to meet with Christian Bagg at Bowhead Corp and see first hand the production of these game changing accessibility machines. On the return trip we spent the night at Nipika Resort, just outside theContinue reading “The Road to Collaboration | Part 1”

Galena Trail Update

Weather, the story of any mountain project. This Fall has been a nerve wracking experience for the crew and management of the Galena Trail Project. Falling Temperatures and Concrete do not mix and thanks to our hard working staff and a crew of volunteers, the footings were ready to go just in time. A hugeContinue reading “Galena Trail Update”

Galena Trail Project

The Galena trail is a historical trail which follows the path of the old CPR Nakusp to Sandon railway line, a remnant of the mining industry that prospered in this area in the late 1800’s and early 1900s. A major silver find on Payne Mountain, near the city of Sandon (now a ghost town) immediatelyContinue reading “Galena Trail Project”

Adaptive Trek || “What IF?”

On July 2nd Executive Director Mike Riediger, along with Tanelle Bolt of Rad Society and Ethan Krueger embarked on a journey that took them from Revelstoke, BC to Nelson, BC, by way of Crank and Paddle. This adventure is part of a documentary short which will explore the idea of “What If”. This theme wasContinue reading “Adaptive Trek || “What IF?””