Local Knowledge:

Island Mountain Rides uses 20+ years of local knowledge to ensure that your expectations are exceeded.  We can custom build tours based on your fitness, technical ability and your desire to experience the scenery of Vancouver Island.

Community Minded:

Island Mountain Rides is active in the community and participates and contributes in trail maintenance programs.  We are a proud supporter of the United Riders of Cumberland and we volunteer with UROC and the Cumberland Community School’s Bike Club program for kids.  IMR is a proud supporter and contributes monthly to the Cumberland Community Forest Society.  Please visit the CCFS Website and help us save more forests surrounding our village!


The Island boasts a wide variety of terrain and is renowned for it’s beautiful scenery.  The mountain bike trails that you will experience are all purpose built, mountain bike trails built by mountain bikers, for mountain biking!  IMR can show you all the best routes to maximize enjoyment and flow.


IMR is based in Cumberland, BC which is quickly becoming Vancouver Island’s riding Mecca.  If mountain biking is your religion then a pilgrimage to Cumberland is a must!  Cumberland boasts a wide variety of trails right out the back door in it’s neighbouring forests.  Cumberland is centrally located on the Island and is the perfect place to access the trails of other areas, such as; Forbidden Plateau/Comox Lake, Hornby Island and Campbell River.

Locally Owned and Experienced:

Island Mountain Rides is owned and operated by Martin Ready, who serves as Lead Guide, Cook, Web Designer, Bookkeeper etc.  Martin uses 15 years of guiding experience and over 25 years of mountain biking experience to ensure that you have a great time.

Professional and Ethically Operated:

Island Mountain Rides has legal land use agreements/tenures in all locations advertised.  IMR is fully insured, has a comprehensive risk management plan in place to ensure your safety.  All IMR guides have first aid training and local knowledge.

Island Mountain Rides provides a professional mountain bike guiding service on one of the most beautiful islands in the world.  Come and visit us for a mountain biking experience that you will not forget.


Click here for pricing or contact us for more details and availability at:

e-mail: info@islandmountainrides.com

phone: 1.250.702.3940

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