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Porky Blue Ride and Roast 2011

Filed in Biking by on June 9, 2011 8 Comments • views: 1387

The 2nd Annual Porky Blue Ride and Roast is being held on Saturday July 30th. Porky Blue is Stage 2 of this years TransRockies however this ride is not a race and you can take the shuttle and avoid the climb to Coal Creek summit. We define “not a race” with no start or finish line and no timing. An epic ride and pure mountain fun!!

Choose your level of fun. Take a shuttle to Coal Creek Summit and avoid over an hour of dirt road and a huge climb, or ride to to the summit which is the TransRockies Stage 2 point to point.

Based on last years success 2011 will feature the same great product and incredible value:

• free shuttle for first 200
• free t-shirt for first 200
• Pig Roast at The Fernie
• One free beverage at The Fernie
• Entertainment at The Fernie
• Two townie bikes (provided by the Guide Hut) plus other great prizes in event raffle
• $30 entry fee

Register now to secure your shuttle and t-shirt:


Register in Fernie at The Fernie Hotel and Pub or The Guides Hut.

All entry fees will be used for trail maintenance.

Download the EVENT SCHEDULE here:Porky Blue Event Schedule

We are proud to have great sponsors and extend our devoted thanks to The Fernie Hotel & Pub, SMS Equipment and The Guides Hut.

Here are a few pictures from last years event:

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