Peaks Pedal Fest

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  • Join us over Labour Day long weekend for our annual ‘Peaks Pedal Fest’, celebrating a truly radical season of bicycling! Tons of bike events are on the roster including: Seek + Enjoy Poker Ride, Kids Foot-Down Derby, the Yeah Bru! Classic Dual Slalom and Lift and a Lager, plus Rocky Mountain Bicycles and Specialized Bicycles Demo Fleet (Saturday and Sunday).

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    SUN PEAKS BIKE PARK PHOTO & FILM CHALLENGE
    Deadline for submissions: August 23
    Photographers and filmers are invited to submit their favourite photo and/or short film taken in Sun Peaks Bike Park over the past calendar year. Peaks Pedal Fest judges will then choose the top 10 photos to be enlarged and displayed throughout the village over the Peaks Pedal Fest weekend. The top 10 short films to be shown on Saturday, August 31 at the Ride in Movie event kicking off at 8:00pm with prizes also awarded after the showing.

    SEEK + ENJOY POKER RIDE (XC AND DH OPTIONS)
    Saturday, August 31 – 11:00am to 4:00pm
    Encourages you to explore some Bike Park or Mt. Morrisey XC trails that aren’t on your usual hit list. We’ve got some awesome prizing up for grabs at the Upper Plaza Stage at 5:00pm for all those who participate followed by a musical performance (TBA).

    COMPLIMENTARY GUIDED CROSS COUNTRY TOURS
    Saturday & Sunday, August 31 & September 1 – 10:00am and 1:00pm
    Three tours will depart daily from Elevation Bike Ski & Board; a beginner group at 10:00am, intermediate group and advanced group both departing at 1:00pm, with each following routes tailored to these ability levels.

    TRIALS STARS BIKE PERFORMANCE
    Saturday, August 31 – 3:00pm and 4:30pm
    Sunday, September 1 – 11:00am and 1:45pm
    Two of North Americas top bike trial riders, Jeff Anderson and Steve Dickin will WOW audiences with their world class bicycling skills, performing tricks while interacting with the crowd.

    RIDE IN MOVIE - THE MOMENT
    Saturday, August  31 – 8:00pm
    The top short film from our Sun Peaks Bike Park Film Challenge will be shown before the movie. Prizing for both the Sun Peaks Photo & Film Challenge will be given away at this time as well.KIDS FOOT DOWN DERBY
    Sunday, September 1 – 2:15pm
    A classic and ultimate test in balance, with the objective being to avoid putting your foot on the ground while riding within a small and confined course. Bragging rights and some sweet prizing for the last rider standing! Ages 12 & under to participate.

    YEAH BRU! CLASSIC DUAL SLALOM
    Sunday, September 1 – 6:00pm to 7:30pm
    The Bicycle Café brings you this annual grass roots (pun intended) event, all about having fun and high fives so run what you brung!

    LIFT AND A LAGER
    Monday, September 2 – 12:00pm to 6:00pm
    We’ve teamed up with Granville Island Brewing to bring you a cold beer on to celebrate Labour Day weekend and Peaks Pedal Fest.