Bike Barn legend and trail slayer, Aart Van Kooy, kept cool as a cucumber as he unexpectedly comes across a momma bear and her cub during last years race.

As spring sparks a blaze and days get warmer there will be an increase in bear activity in and around Okanagan area – a reminder to take bear spray to keep the wheels rollin’ safely.

Check out the full course video captured by Aart and his mad mountain bike skills.




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