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2017 Toronto International Bicycle Show – March 3-5

by Ben Andrew

February 01, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – The Toronto International Bicycle Show, which claims to be the largest bicycle consumer show worldwide, will be held March 3-5 at the Better Living Centre, CNE. The show will feature the most up-to-date displays of new bicycles, accessories and apparel from over 175 manufacturers, distributors, retailers and other exhibitors.

Trevor Bodogh alternates amazing trial tricks with inspirational messages  ©  courtesy Trevor Bodough
The event is a great way to kick off your season and discover the latest trends for 2017 – plus visitors can also enter to win a Bianchi bicycle.

The show includes a Retail Marketplace area for consumers to buy products and a Manufacturers Showcase area as well where leading manufacturers and distributors will be displaying their latest products. The 2017 edition will also showcase electric bicycle exhibitors, bicycle frame building, bicycle tours and a bicycle club fair. Below is a snapshot look at some of the hightlights at this year’s show.

The perfect place to see the latest gear  ©  Ian Payton
–  Retail Marketplace – buy the latest bicycle products from key Toronto and surrounding area bicycle retailers
Manufacturers Showcase – located at the West side of the building see what’s new and hot for 2017.
Electric Bicycle Exhibitors – will showcase their latest technology and products.
XJAM 2017 – BMX-JAM and mountain bike freestyle riders competition.
The non-stop action at the Toronto X-Jam promises thrills  ©  Eric Favot
Street Jam – BMX pro and expert riders battle
2,000 Foot Test Track – For you to experience and test out every kind of bike including Pedal Assist Electric bikes
Mini-Velodrome Competition – test ride and experience the thrill of riding a bicycle on the velodrome track
Experience the thrill of riding a bicycle on the mini velodrome track  ©  Ian Payton
Extreme Trials Demonstrations – Watch amazing technical riding skills on extreme ramps and obstacles
CFO Pro/Am BMX Flatland Freestyle Competition – see the world’s top freestylers
Maple Vibes promises spectators spectacular tricks in the flatland competition  ©  Steven Lapsley
Roller Racing -D’ornellas Bike Shop presents old school roller racing. Everyone is welcome to participate, lots of prizes.
Kid’s Action Zone – Enclosed carpeted area for kids to let loose, taking in a number of great activities.
Trillium Trailblazers Youth Area – Join the Trillium Trailblazers for our Youth Skills area. Grab one of several sizes of Trek youth bikes and enjoy our Youth Skills area.
Bike polo is a fast-paced game that’s fun to watch  ©  Ian Payton
Great Lakes Winter Classic Bike Polo Tournament – The “Great Lakes Winter Classic” Bike Polo Tournament is the first major event of the Bike Polo calendar 2017. Teams and players from Canada, the USA, and Europe have been invited.

For more information, visit the Toronto International Bicycle Show website here.

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