MEC Bikefest North Shore is happening June 6th & 7th in Inter River Park is back again even bigger and better than ever. This event, along with the 14 MEC Bikefest events across the country, will be tailored to the unique interests of the local cycling community with North Vancouver having a big focus on Mountain Biking.
MEC Bikefest is a celebration of cycling for all those who share in the joy of riding on two wheels. These signature MEC events offer cyclists of all types an opportunity to participate in skills clinics, demos, workshops and other exciting activities. A key feature of every Bikefest is the participation of high caliber bike industry representatives including vendors, training experts, and nutrition consultants to help participants reach their cycling ambitions. It is also a great venue for people new to cycling to decide which avenue to go down with which bike. The festival offers a variety of activities designed for participation by people of all ages and skill level.
Highlights of the 2015 MECBikefestNorth Shoreinclude:
o MEC Seymour Skinner XC race, BMX BC Cup Races, Escape Adventures Races
o Presentations and discussions by cycling experts
o Acrobag Big Air Bag as well as grass roots Acrobag competitions
o Guided Mountain Bike Rides by MEC Envoy’s Stephen Matthews and Paul Stevens
o Guided Road Rides by MEC Envoy’s Allan Prazsky and Chris Christie
o Photography Clinic by MEC Envoy Reuben Krabbe
o Bikeswap (more info online)
o Bikefest Passport (Scavenger Hunt) finding stamps and winning prizes
o Team Finn Charity Beer Garden sponsored by Red Racer
o Mt Seymour Lion’s Club BBQ
o Informative clinics including Bike Maintenance, Bike Fit, Nutrition, etc
o Kid’s Corner featuring races and fun activities
o Tire Changing Competition
o Ride your bike to the event with a secure bike valet and bike washing
With a strong product selection, educational clinics, group rides and expert staff, MEC has become a hub for cyclists of all levels across Canada.
Don't live in Vancouver? Don't worry - Bikefest is happening across Canada.
Follow the link to find an event close to you.