MEC Vancouver Bikefest 2015

  • Date
    Saturday, 30 May, 2015
  • Time
    From 10:00 am to 04:00 pm PDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Vancouver
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    Vancouver Store
    130 West Broadway
    Vancouver, BC

Learn more about our 2016 Bikefest HERE

 

MEC Vancouver presents Bikefest

 

We love bikes, and we're throwing a party in their honour. Come join us Saturday, May 30th at our flagship store MEC Vancouver and connect with your local cycling community. This festival gives you the opportunity to test ride our range of bikes, browse exhibitors' booths, score deals at the legendary MEC GearSwap, or learn a range of new skills at our clinics and talks. MEC Vancouver will also be hosting performance group rides, variety of food vendors, prizing and more.

10am-4pm

 

Learn more about our Performance Road Bikes HERE


Clinics

 

MEC Vancouver is the place to be on Saturday May 30th. We are excited to be hosting a number of great clinics and guided rides at this year's MEC Bikefest Vancouver. Our clinics will be focusing on performance road cycling, commuter bike maintenance and cycle touring! 

 

REGISTER HERE

 

 We will provide you with a 10% off discount card at the ride or clinic, to be used on Saturday May 30th, between 10am- 6pm at the West Broadway location.


Performance Group Rides

 

MEC Vancouver is excited to host the performance cycling community on May 30th by organizing a variety of group rides. Located along the W. 10th bike lane MEC Vancouver is a great location to meet or organize your group ride or training session. We will be offering numerous group rides to choose from with support from top brands in the industry and athletes such as Allan Prazsky.

Our group rides and clinics will be supported by our roof top festival with a host of quality prizes, demos and pop-up coffee stand. Stay tuned for more information and make sure to leave the date open to take advantage of this great networking and learning opportunity.

REGISTER HERE

 

Interested in organizing your weekend training session around MEC Vancouver, email: vancouverbikefest@mec.ca


Exhibitors

 

MEC Vancouver will be hosting the leading brands in the performance cycling industry as well as community organizations promoting active and healthy lifestyles. We are so excited to showcase our new cycling product assortment in-store and connect you with industry professionals.

 
If you are looking to become an exhibitor at MEC Bikefest, please contact our Events Coordinator, Tom Finkle at vancouverbikefest@mec.ca for more details.

Lead Sponsors   

 

Bikefest would not be possible without support from our Lead Sponsors. Thank you for supporting the cycling community and supporting our members in their outdoor pursuits.

Salt Spring Coffee has been community focused since it opened it's doors in 1996. They have grown substantially since there first roasting cafe and been setting the bar in the industry by using certified organic, fair to farmer, and being 1 % for the Planet member. 

Make sure to check out Salt Spring Coffee within our roof top festival at MEC Vancouver and learn about your closest Salt Spring Coffee distributor HERE


Peak Centre for Human Performance will be at MEC Vancouver for Bikefest. This is a great opportunity if your looking for performance improvements in regards to your health or fitness. They are Canada's Leader in individualized training solutions and are driven by results.

Make sure to check out Peak Centre at MEC Bikefest or sign up for there sponsored Group Ride at MEC Bikefest to have a chance to win a FREE VO2max, Blood Lactate and Energy Usage Analysis Assessment. Learn more about this awesome service and measure your current fitness level, track improvements and validate your training regimen with Peak Centre.


Pack Sponsors

 

MEC Vancouver would like to thank its Pack Sponsors for all the support at Bikefest 2015.

 

Filzer has been delivering the goods on its ever-growing range of products since 2002. What began as a philosophy (make useful, high-quality products at an affordable price), has evolved into an entire product line of inventive solutions for daily living. Make sure to check out Filzer at MEC Vancouver and our product assortment. www.filzer.com


Ryders Eyewear has established roots in the legendary North Shore mountain bike scene. New to the market this year is there antiFOG collection which can handle even the most demanding conditions- perfect for British Columbia. www.rydereyewear.com


If your a bike commuter looking for a better way to ride to the office, then make sure to check Two Wheel Gear out at MEC Bikefest. Learn how this product can help you look fresh-pressed when you walk into the conference room. Super excited to showcase this local company! www.twowheelgear.com


TaG Cycling offers a variety of workouts specifically made to improve your fitness and develop specific physiological systems that prepare you for the demands of cycling and many other sports. Make sure to check out TaG at MEC Bikefest and learn why riders get better and stronger with TaG indoor cycling workouts. www.tagcycling.com


Mr. Cool Ice cream aims to be the top mobile ice cream vendor in Western Canada. They continue to make a positive impact to the desert, food, music, art and entertainment culture in their community. Make sure to check them out at Bikefest! www.mrcoolicecream.com


MEC Gear Swap

 

MEC Bikefest will once again be home to our legendary MEC Gear Swap. This is the best place to find great deals on previously-loved cycling and hiking/camping gear.  We have a wide variety of panniers, bike accessories, clothing, packs, tents, sleeping bags, and footwear.

 
The MEC Gear Swap will be located on the roof of the Vancouver store.  There is no consignment or renting tables to sell gear at this event - the gear being sold is from our warranty and returned items only.
 
Gear Swap will run from 10 am to 3 pm only.
 
If you have any questions, please contact our Gear Swap Coordinator, Kaitlyn Rowsom.


Interested in being a volunteer at Gear Swap?  Register here.

Services

 

Free Bike Adjustments: We will have mechanics set up along 130 W. Broadway to provide FREE adjustments to get you ready for your road rides, daily commute or to provide advice. This includes adjustments of gears, brakes, headsets and hubs. A cue will be set up for your convenience west of our store entrance. Mechanics will be on-site 10am- 4pm on Saturday May 30th.


Footwear Fittings: Find out which boots or shoes are right for you. Our Bikefest floor staff experts will measure your feet and show you how to adjust footwear to suit your feet.


Bike Fittings: Optimize riding performance and comfort in a one-on-one session with one of our bike fitting experts. A free fitting is included when you purchase a new bike for $990 or more. Learn more HERE


Rock Solid Guarantee: Purchasing a new bike is an investment and something we hope to apart of. Learn more about our Rocksolid Guarantee before hopping on new wheels.


Rentals: Want to take a cycling trip, but don't want to invest. We rent Panniers and Bike Boxes! Learn more about our rental program HERE.


 

Sponsors