Outerbike announces summer 2017 demo event in Crested Butte

By Stephen Frothingham

MOAB, Utah (BRAIN) — As Outerbike’s fall event in Moab gets underway on Friday, organizers have announced that they will hold an event next summer in Crested Butte, Colorado.

The Crested Butte Outerbike will be held August 18-20 and will be produced in partnership with the Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Outerbike’s owner, Western Spirit Cycling, also will hold an event in Moab March 31-April 2 next year, and a fall event in Moab, October 6-8, 2017.

“Outerbike is focused on only one thing: providing world class demo opportunities for riders. Our goal is to give consumers the opportunity to connect with bike designers and manufacturers directly. Regardless of what sales channel they choose, we know that riding a bike on a real trail inspires everybody,” said Ashley Korenblat, CEO at Western Spirit.

This weekend’s Moab event has more than 60 exhibitors and has attracted 1,000 registered riders from 47 states and seven foreign countries.

The Crested Butte event will make use of the resort’s developing Evolution Bike Park.

“Crested Butte has always been high on the bucket list for hardcore riders but now with the Evolution Bike Park it’s got something for everyone. There are the classic Crested Butte rides plus fun new …read more

Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News