Vancouver Bike Show 2015 - Big Air Jump Competition

Feb 27, 2015
by sieneke  
On 7-8 March, the 5th annual Vancouver Bike Show will take a new direction sending riders straight up in the air at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Pro riders and jump fanatics are all invited to come out participate in the BC Big Air Jump Comp happening on the Big Air Bag from Acrobag.

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With no snow and trees blossoming in the 100 km radius of Vancouver, everyone’s cycling legs should up be good to go. Enter the competition and throw down your best tricks! And yes, there is cash prize money involved! Clif Bar is sponsoring the pro comp on Saturday.

1st place - $500
2nd place - $350
3rd place - $150

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Riders on Sunday can count on swag from Bikeroom, Ryders Eyewear, CLUG, Code Sports and others for showing mad trick skills. Get in on the action and impress that audience!

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Not only will you get a chance to compete and hang out at the BC Big Air Competition but you'll get to check out the Bike Show. Where there are over 65 exhibitors showing their latest bikes, finest accessories, and information about which places you have yet to discover by bike.

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Come hang with the Tip meister!

Vancouver Bike Show

Don't feel like entering the competitions? Don’t worry, you won't miss out on the action at the Air Bag. When the contest isn't going on, jam sessions are open to the public to fuel anyone's hunger for the big air.

Complete schedule:

Vancouver Bike Show

For more details and to register go here!

MENTIONS: @bretttippie

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  • 9 1
 personally i'd rather see a bunch of kids yoloing into an airbag then a bunch of amateur fmb riders do tricks on a shitty mulch jump and labeling it 'PRO FMB CONTEST'.
  • 6 0
 Tingren's got this one in the bag.
  • 2 0
 I see what you did there
  • 5 0
 For $20 plus entrance, I'm backflipping into the bag all day! Plus i'm 41 so there should be a separate category.
  • 2 0
 Building a ramp would cost $1g i bet since its around $120/hr for trucking/machine time/permits plus you still need material. Dirt isnt free
  • 2 0
 It's a great idea. If u are not a pro it's hard to want to even try anything into dirt even if it's soft. It's should be fun for everyone
  • 3 1
 Ya I agree. Im mad at the organisers for trying to get more people at the show. Trying to get kids interested in the sport. Those guys are a** holes.
  • 9 1
 Best trick comp into an airbag for 500$?
  • 3 7
flag bikerm (Feb 27, 2015 at 11:42) (Below Threshold)
 Could they not bring in some gold or even mulch for a landing? Pretty hilarious they have a grand in budget for prizes, but they couldn't spend a tenth of that to have even a quasi legitimate competition. It's funny how we make fun of Euroland parking lot FMB stops, but we can't even get a dirt landing for an event with the same prize money as a bronze level FMB stop. Probably the dumbest comp I've ever seen.
  • 6 0
 Don't you think this might actually be intended as a great marketing opportunity for the company operating the air bag?
Plus, in what world can you deliver and shape the amount of dirt needed for a big air ramp into a city center location for $100?
  • 5 0
 Why not?? Would you rather not have a free airbag sesh at a bike convention? If you can't comprehend why the bike community do these kinds of events, you should really just stay home(and maybe shut your mouth?). I'd rather sesh with some pros then watch them hit a temporary mulch jump.. Kids remember this kinda stuff forever; why not introduce them to the local bike communities and businesses as well?

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