2014 MEC Bikefest North Shore

Event Details

Inter River Park

MEC Bikefest North Shore at 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 2014 MEC Bikefest North Shore include:
o MEC XC race, Norco Enduro Races, BMX BC Cup Races
o Tons of Prizes, including a Ghost 29er Bike
o Presentations and discussions by cycling experts
o Acrobag Big Air Bag
o Guided Rides by MEC Envoy’s Stephen Matthews and Paul Stevens
o Endless Biking riding clinics (cornering, drops, etc.)
o Bikeswap (more info online)
o Bikefest Passport (Scavenger Hunt) finding stamps and winning prizes
o Red Racer Beer Garden with live music
o Mt Seymour Lion’s Club BBQ
o Informative clinics including Bike Maintenance, Bike Fit, Nutrition, etc
o Bike Art Show featuring talented local artists
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.
Information on MEC Bikefest and other events can be found at http://events.mec.ca.

An outdoor retail co-operative, MEC exists to encourage and inspire Canadians to live active outdoor lifestyles. From backcountry trails to city streets, MEC supports a range of outdoor activities, including climbing, hiking, camping, snowsports, watersports, cycling, running and yoga. Well known for selling high-quality well-designed products that offer great value, MEC employs outdoor enthusiasts who possess a strong service ethic to provide its members with an authentic and accessible customer experience. MEC has more than 3.5 million members across Canada, whom it serves through 17 stores in 6 provinces as well as mec.ca and the Shop MEC iPhone® app. Anyone can join MEC by purchasing a $5 individual lifetime membership in the Co-op. More information about MEC is available at mec.ca

FOR MORE INFORMATION – Contact Maddie Sterne at 604.990.4417 or nvnbikefest@mec.ca



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