Dilworth Mountain Hike

On Saturday October 3rd 13 Killer Beez hiked up and around 4 of the 5 peaks of the Dilworth Mountain group.  It was a beautiful day for a hike and the views were stunning as demonstrated by the following pictures.

 

 

Stolen Bike

Please keep an eye out for this bike.

Last night my friend’s bike was stolen from his garage in the Cadence neighbourhood of the Lakes, Lake Country.

It has been reported through the police and Garage 529.

It is a red and black Trek Madone with Shimano 105 components. Note that it has a Wounded Warriors Canada sticker on the down tube.

If you see it, please inform the police or text me.”

Garry McCracken

Second Wind Fitness

Tel: 250-979-8489

 



Hike Dilworth Mountain on Saturday, October 3rd.

Autumn is here and therefore the Killer Beez hiking season has begun. 

On Saturday, October 3rd we have scheduled an urban hike on Dilworth Mountain.  With minimal walking through neighbourhoods, this hike will wind around and over 3 of Dilworth’s four peaks offering spectacular views of downtown Kelowna and North Glenmore (total distance approximately 8 km).  There is also the option of adding Mount Baldy for an additional 2 km.

We will meet at the Bean Scene on Dickson Road at 9 AM for carpooling to the trail head.

Special Ride Announcement for Saturday, September 12th.

Some of us are missing the very popular OSCR Armstrong Ride which was cancelled this year due the pandemic.  Therefore we intend to do the 75 km version of this ride on Saturday, September 12th.  The ride will start from Memorial Park in Armstrong at 9 AM.  Those interested in carpooling can meet at Starbucks, 1970 Kane Rd., at 7:30AM.

Hope you can make it.  The weather forecast looks excellent.

Beez August Adventure

A small swarm of Killer Beez took a trip to Armstrong and Revelstoke in August for some hiking and biking.  A very brave trio even rode to the top of Mount Revelstoke for kicks.

Beez Sunday Group Ride Starts at 8 AM.

It seems like many (or at least some) would like our Sunday Group Ride to start a little earlier during the Dog Days of Summer.  Therefore to reduce the possibility of sun stroke and heat rash, the Sunday Group Ride will start at 8 AM effective immediately.   This start time will remain in effect until further notice (probably for the whole month of August).

Remember to set your alarms accordingly.

Be Careful Out There ! !

I’m sure most of you are aware of the bike / automobile accident that happened on July 10th at the corner of Richter and Clement in Kelowna.  If you wish to see a video of the accident please click here.  The lead member of a cycling group was struck when a car turned right into her path as she was proceeding straight through the intersection.  The driver of the car was fined for failing to yield at a green light.  The cyclist was taken to hospital for treatment of her injuries.

You can draw your own conclusions from the video.  Certainly the driver of the car should have seen the cyclists and yielded to them.  However cyclists should be be ultra cautious when proceeding through intersections, especially when there are cars beside them.  We can’t assume that drivers will always see us and do the right thing.

With the extra heavy traffic conditions currently in effect, please be extra careful out there.

 

Support Claudio’s Ride for MS

Claudio, who rode with the Killer Beez several times last year, is doing the Ride for MS once again this year (July 25 & 26).  Congratulations to Claudio for his efforts on behalf of this very worthy cause.  Please consider supporting Claudio’s ride by clicking on this link.