Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Below you’ll find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions. We are constantly adding most asked question to this page so if you have a question and don’t see your answer, don’t hesitate to email us at info@okanagan24.com

Yes, however it is recommended you show up on Friday to pick up your race package, set up your area, and pre-ride the course. Check out the event schedule for race package pick up times.

Yes you can enter the 5 person team category if you have less than 5 riders. This will add to the challenge as you will have less rest.

SilverStar Mountain Resort is at 1,609 m (5,280 ft), the mountain climate is cooler than the valley. Day time highs between 18 – 23 °C (64-73 °F)
Night time lows between 8-13 °C(46-55 °F).
There’s also a potential for rain.

Things to bring:

  • warm cycling apparel: extra socks, shorts, gloves, jersey, arm warmers, knee warmers, rain jacket, neck warmer, and toque
  • equipment: tubes, chain lube, head lamp, bike lights

Absolutely! It’s very important to have working lights on course for your safety. Make sure front and rear lights are in good working order. It’s also good to know approximate burn times of your  lights so you can change/charge your lights at the appropriate times.

SilverStar Mountain Resort is at 1,609 m (5,280 ft), the mountain climate is cooler than the valley.

Day time highs between 18 – 23 °C (64-73 °F)
Night time lows between 8-13 °C(46-55 °F).
There’s also a potential for rain.

The course is geared for all levels of riders. As long as you have done some trail riding in the past you should be good to go. If you’re unsure about the terrain and your ability to ride it you can check out the course before the race if you are in the area. There’s also plenty of passing opportunities for faster riders.

Yes, the course is fast and flowy, ideal for single speeding!

If we have enough interest with single speeders we’ll create a new category.

No refunds. Your entry may be rolled over into next year or there’s an option to substitute a rider for another for a $40 admin fee.

Get in touch with us at info@okanagan24.com for inquiries.

Nope, only human powered bikes allowed. Check out our rules.

Lord Aberdeen Market is a full service grocery store in Silverstar village. The Red Antler and Bulldog restaurants sre open for lunch and dining. There will also be a hot breakfast available for purchase at the race site on Sunday morning.

There will be no food services available after 10 pm.  Silverstar summer operational hours will be in effect.

During the race there will be one aid station mid course.

Bear spray is not mandatory during the race.

Yes, for safety and liability issues, helmets are mandatory.

The lap distance is 15.5 km with an elevation gain of 385m’s. You can find all the course information on our course page.

If you have a 4 person team add the average age as the team to get the total.

Example:   Person 1 (age 34) +Person 2 (age 29) +Person 3 ( age 38) + Person 4 (age 25) = 126/4 = avg age is 32.

Add ages of team members including average age: 34+29+38+25+32 = 158 

Open category is less than 200, 200 & over is Masters.