Photo Blog: BC Bike Race Day 3 Recap

Day 3 of the BC Bike Race, at Powell River, is in the books. With 49km of riding and 886m of elevation gain on BC singletrack, this stage definitely put racers to the test!

Photos: Margus Riga, Dave Silver, Erik Peterson, Todd Weselake

Catharine Pendrel (Luna Chix) has returned to the BC Bike Race with a new teammate.
Seaside start on the beach in Powell River.
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Catharine Pendrel (Luna Chix) has returned to the BC Bike Race with a new teammate.
Jason Sager (Backcountry Bikes) and Spencer Paxson (Kona) took an early lead in the stage.
Jason Sager (Backcountry Bikes) and Spencer Paxson (Kona) took an early lead in the stage.
Brian Cooke feeling the heat.
Brian Cooke feeling the heat.
Kim Hurst of New Zealand is back for her second BCBR.
Kim Hurst of New Zealand is back for her second BCBR.
Red Bull, Tippie and electric guitars.
Red Bull, Tippie and electric guitars.
Fishing with Ryder sunglasses.
Fishing with Ryder sunglasses.
Dropping into the trail before the new Aloha trail section. Raz Dana
Dropping into the trail before the new Aloha trail section. Raz Dana
Shawn Bunnin in the BC spotlight.
Shawn Bunnin in the BC spotlight.
The new bridge on the Aloha trail is a masterpiece.
The new bridge on the Aloha trail is a masterpiece.
Fontaine Thierry of france has no problem getting around.
Fontaine Thierry of france has no problem getting around.
David Berkowitz gets the Tippie treatment.
David Berkowitz gets the Tippie treatment.
Jurgen in bike patrol carving between assisting riders.
Jurgen in bike patrol carving between assisting riders.
BCBR volunteer Kezia Nathe strikes a fierce pose.
BCBR volunteer Kezia Nathe strikes a fierce pose.
When camping near water this is what you do after a long day on the bike.
When camping near water this is what you do after a long day on the bike.
Morning and evening yoga sessions have been popular since beginning last year.
Morning and evening yoga sessions have been popular since beginning last year.
Water's edge camping makes Powell river unique and the reason the race stays there two nights this year.
Water’s edge camping makes Powell river unique and the reason the race stays there two nights this year.