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March 23/14 12:28 pm - Cycling BC Upcoming Events

Posted by Editor on 03/23/14

Gold Sprint

Cycling BC and Fortius Sport & Health have come together to put on an EPIC Gold Sprint event for four weeks during April.

Whether you ride a BMX, Mountain Bike, Road Bike or even a Segway you are invited. For only $5 you can challenge your peers to an evening of lung busting fun in "The Cauldron @ Fortius" - powered by Fortius PowerWatts Cycling.

There are only 8 bikes per heat available, so head over to the Fortius Sport & Health website.

MEC Rider Expo Night

Don't forget to support Cycling BC by attending MEC's Rider Expo night. Two-time Olympian Lesley Tomlinson will be there to talk training, bikes will be 10% off, cycling gear will be 15% off, and there's a full schedule of demos, performance clinics and draws planned.

Date: Tuesday, March 25th
Time: From 07:00 pm to 10:00 pm PDT
Organizer: MEC Vancouver
Price: Free

Cycling Expert Seminars:

• Bike Maintenance 201 with Master Mechanic Will Waters

• Nutrition for Cyclists with Dave Vukets from Performance Nutrition

• Spin Demonstration with MEC Activity Leader Nick Hastie

• Power Development with MEC Envoy Allan Prazsky

• Route Planning for Mountain Biking Training with MEC Envoy Stephen Matthews

• How to Train with Heart Rate Monitors with MIO

Exclusive limited offers

Limited offer of only 50 MEC "Fast Pass" repair cards which allows the holder to get to the front of the line for express bike repair and tune-ups for 12 months. For this event only you can purchase the pass for $30.

Limited offer of only 30 deluxe bike fitting sessions, regularly priced at $130, only $50 each. Good for 12 months.

Cycling/sports manufacturer's demonstrations, presentations and sampling

Free demonstrations and samples from manufacturers and industry experts. Feel free to try a delicious new food sample, learn how to use a heart rate monitor for your rides, or gear yourself up appropriately with advice from our amazing MEC vendors.

Gold Sprints courtesy of Axis Events

As opposed to traditional roller racing, where riders have to balance, Goldsprints use fixed gear bikes mounted by their forkstands so that the riders don't have to balance, only pedal as fast as they can. We will be hosting races in the store and giving away prizes to the fastest sprinters!


Central City Brewing Co. will be providing delicious beers and answering any and all brewery questions

Milano Coffee will be hosting an Espresso Bar with a Milano Barista making your favourite beverage

In honor of this event MEC is giving a donation to Cycling BC

Register now!

Participants must be 19 or older. If you have any questions or concerns please email


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