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2016 Rossland Fat Bike Festival

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The Event:

 

The Rossland Fat Bike Festival event will be running in conjunction with the Rossland Winter Carnival and will be held over 3 days. The intent of the event is to promote the sport of winter bike riding in Rossland and the Kootenay’s. Local bike shops who participate will have an opportunity to promote fat bikes and related accessories to those who are new to the sport.

 

Day One (January 29)

10am – 2pm Demo Day: The bike shops participating will bring their demo bikes giving people an opportunity to try the fatbike out under supervision. Bike shops will be encouraged to bring out accessories specific to riding in colder temperatures. Complementary coffee and hot chocolate will be available for those taking part in the demo. Tents will be set up at a location designated by Red Mountain.

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6pm – 9pm Winter Carnival Parade: A group ride will be organized and take part in the Rossland Winter Carnival Parade. Local bike shops will be encouraged to join in along with anyone else with a fat bike in the community. Following the parade, the group will head off for a quick ride around Rossland and finish up at one of the local brew pubs where people can see the bikes close up. Helmets and lights are mandatory.

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Day Two (January 30)

FatDuro 11am – 2pm:
Revolution Cycles will be promoting and organizing “FatDuro” on or near Red Mountain.

  • Registration and pre-ride: 10:00 am
  • Event Starts: 11:00 am
  • Race should be concluded by: 2:00pm
  • Registration cost: $30
  • Categories: expert men, expert women, non-expert men, non-expert women
  • Contact info for registration:[email protected] or phone Revolution Cycles 250.362.5688, fax: 250.362.0070, Toll-free: 1.888.296.5688

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Day Three (January 31st)

Fatbike Cross Country Race 10am – 1pm:
Gericks Sports Trail will be promoting and organizing a cross country race on or near Redstone Golf Club.

  • Registration and pre-ride: 10:00 am
  • Event Starts: 11:00 am
  • Race should be concluded by: 2:00pm
  • Registration cost: $30
  • Categories: expert men, expert women, non-expert men, non-expert women
  • Contact info for registration: email Erik [email protected] or phone Gericks Sports Trail at 250.364.1661

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Registration: 

  • FatDuro:[email protected]
  • Fatbike XC:[email protected]

 

Sponsorship, Volunteers, and Event info:[email protected]

 

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