Thank you for visiting our online home of the Tour of British Columbia. We are honored to present one of the world’s truly great challenges of physical and mental stamina: A single-stage ultra-endurance bicycle race over 5,100 kilometers long.
The ultra-endurance race which starts and finishes in White Rock, British Columbia is rich both natural beauty and physical demands. Along the way riders will experience the ever evolving landscapes of the Canadian Rockies, the Alaska Highway, the lakes and orchards of the Okanagan Valley, World Heritage Sites, National Parks, glaciers, rain forest and British Columbia’s spectacular and remote north. Populating the course are over 450 different animal species including high-alpine mountain goats, bears, bison, eagles, deer and moose.
Competition is open to soloists and relay teams with 2, 4 or 8 riders who are over the age of 21 with the physical ability and bicycle handling skills required. (There are 27 Category 1 & 2 climbs)
Riders are timed from the start line to the finish line and are awarded one of three levels of accomplishment, Elite, Competitor or Official Finisher which is based on completion times. To be awarded
Elite Recognition a soloist must complete the Tour of British Columbia in less than 240 hours while an Official Finisher has 398 hours. “Please see Time Limits” for more information.
To participate, each rider must provide and organize their own escort crew who enhances team safety and enable riders to concentrate on the cycling.
We invite you to review the information provided on this website and register for the Tour of British Columbia and discover exactly how far you can go.
The Tour of British Columbia (TdBC) is an amateur ultra-endurance cycling approximately 5,105 kilometers long with 48,000 meters of climbing.