This summer Mountain Biking BC will partner with BC Bike Ride and Endless Biking to provide the ultimate road trip experience and to make one lucky rider’s dreams come true. The 7 Day Giveaway Contest offers the chance to visit seven destinations across British Columbia to explore some of the province’s legendary trails, accompanied by some of the best guides and coaches in the industry. To top it off the winner can bring along their best riding buddy to join in the adventure.
“We will be pulling out all the stops to make this truly epic,” says Martin Littlejohn, Executive Director of the Mountain Bike Tourism Association. “The winner will experience a mountain biking adventure like no other featuring some of the most challenging, thrilling and spectacular terrain British Columbia has to offer.”
The trip will take place from August 11-19, 2012 starting out from Vancouver and ending in Whistler in time to catch the Red Bull Joyride Finals at Crankworx on August 18. The trip includes ground transportation, accommodation, professional guides, $1,000 cash, and a whole lot of fun.
To enter riders just need to submit their entry at www.mountainbikingbc.ca
or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MountainBikingBC
. Ten people will be randomly chosen from all entries to write a short essay explaining why they are the most deserving to win this once in a lifetime trip. Entries for the contest will close on June 30, 2012. The grand prize winner will be announced on July 11, leaving just 1 month to prepare for their ultimate mountain biking dream on British Columbia’s most awesome single track. About Mountain Biking BC
The province of British Columbia is Canada’s most mountainous province and home to some of the world’s most spectacular and diverse biking terrain. Enthusiasts can experience downhill, freeride and cross-country biking from each corner of the province and everywhere in between.
The Mountain Bike Tourism Association (MBTA) is a non-profit tourism sector marketing organization that works with government, industry, and stakeholders to increase awareness for British Columbia's mountain bike tourism opportunities. The website www.mountainbikingbc.ca was launched in February 2011 with the goal of having British Columbia recognized as the best and most diverse mountain bike destination in the world. The website contains information about riding destinations’ signature trails and riding opportunities, and is maintained by active, progressive and supportive riding communities located in British Columbia’s six tourism regions.
The website www.mountainbikingbc.ca makes riding experiences more accessible to visitors exploring British Columbia. Active and committed riding communities across the province have consolidated their information to share with the global mountain bike world and help build awareness for British Columbia as the most diverse biking destination in the world. About BC Bike Ride
BC Bike Ride is the Tours Division of BC Bike Race, the world-renowned international seven-day mountain bike stage race dubbed the “Ultimate Single Track Experience.” BC Bike Ride – like its “race” parent - specializes in covering as many diverse riding destinations in British Columbia over a week-long vacation as possible. By bike, floatplane, ferry, and helicopter – BC Bike Ride is the “Ultimate Road Trip Experience” and will show you the best trails connected with the best local guides in each small town explored with an exceptional full service approach. BCBR trips are cross-country, all-mountain focused and offer set scheduled itineraries as well as custom group trips. About Endless Biking
Endless Biking is Vancouver’s North Shore mountain bike outfitter, specializing in instruction, guiding and rentals for all ages and ability levels. As a leader and advocate for instructor and guide training, their industry standard-setting programs are offered through Endless Biking, Capilano University and the College of the Rockies. Endless Biking-trained instructors can be found globally across a broad range of adventure tourism companies, including the Whistler Bike Park, BC Bike Ride, the Dirt Series, Sacred Rides, Mount Washington and more. Owned and operated by professional mountain bikers Darren Butler and Kelli Sherbinin, they collectively have over 30 years of experience inside the cycling industry providing high level instruction, coaching, guiding and risk management. Endless Biking is committed to building a sustainable future for mountain biking, working hard to improve participation, access, awareness and performance in the sport.