With the books closed on the Test of Metal, cross-country riders in the Sea to Sky corridor will pick up their proverbial pencils at a new event in Squamish beginning in 2017.

In a release on Nov. 18, the Spakwus 50 was officially born, and it has roots in the Test of Metal. Founder Dwayne Kress was the Just Another Bike Race (JABR) race director, so he knows a thing or two about putting together a successful competition.

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