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Proceeds totaling $24,000 from the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Rides have supported Salmon Arm’s Second Harvest Food Bank  and the Shuswap Trail Alliance

Join in the fun of a community bike ride on the scenic back roads of the Shuswap – North Okanagan on Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at 9 a.m.

Challenge yourself, ride with family & friends , enjoy the view. Four routes highlight the scenic beauty of the Shuswap – North Okanagan.  Route details here. The Cyclists Shuswap BBQ Lunch and Celebration (live music, draw prizes) is casual, down to earth Shuswap hospitality.

The Bike For Your Life Tour started in 1998 with the hopes of promoting a healthy lifestyle, family solidarity, and community involvement through a fun cycling event in which all ages and abilities could participate.

The four bike routes are designed to be safe and fun. Whether you have never ridden a bike before, or you are an endurance cyclist join in. Everyone is welcome!

This is not a racing event. The emphasis is on participation, rather than time, to make it fun for an individual or family. Enjoy the company of fellow cyclists. Ride with your friends and challenge yourself to ride a route distance you might not consider doing on your own.

A limit of 600 cyclists has been set for the 100K, 75K and 35K routes. There is no limit on the number of 10K Route cyclists. For details and the link to on-line registration see the Registration page. 

We are planning some fun activities for young cyclists and their families!

Do you want to help out? Why not print out and share the Bike for your Life Poster? Or, visit our Volunteer page for more ideas…


About the community

The Salmon Arm Bike For Your Life Century Ride is located at Blackburn Park in Salmon Arm, BC, the “Gem of the Shuswap”. Salmon Arm is located on Highway #1 half way between Calgary and Vancouver. The City of Salmon ...
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Local Cycle Touring

Welcome to the beautiful, diverse rural landscape of the Shuswap - North Okanagan! Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of nature as you explore over 1,800 kilometers of quiet, paved back roads in the area highlighted by this road bike ...
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Giving Back …

Since 2012 a total of $24,000 from the Bike for Your Life Century Ride have helped to fund the Second Harvest Food Bank. We continue to support Second Harvest. 10% of the funds raised from the 2015 and 2016 Rides ...
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Interesting Links

Other Century Rides Central Okanagan Bike Riders Association (COBRA) Armstrong Century Ride Gran Fondo Penticton Dave's Ride - Vernon Parksville Bike For Your Life Robb's Ride (Grand Forks) Cycle of Hope (Kelowna) Other Local Events Salmon Arm Triathlon Association Salty Dog ...
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Photo Galleries

We hope you enjoy watching these slideshows featuring memories from previous years. Local & Bike For Your Life Century Ride Cyclists Local Cycling Routes & Landscapes ...
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Comments from previous rides

"The ride was GREAT again this year! Super route and support on the course and the wx was stellar! I'll ride again next year for sure!" - Wayne – Langley, BC "I certainly plan to join you in 2017 so ...
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Big shout out to the organizers and the amazing volunteers for today's ride!! Thank you so much for a great event!! Was pretty neat to get the cheers from the mom and her 4 kiddos heading up and over Yankee Flats!! Will be coming back next year for sure!! Thanks again all of you for your hard work and keeping this event going!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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