Interbike releases details of its public Free-Ride Festival at Northstar

By Stephen Frothingham

Events will include bike demos, enduro races, an e-bike race, and kids’ activities.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike and Northstar California Resort have released details of the new consumer bike festival that will precede the Interbike trade show in the Reno-Tahoe area this September.

The Northstar Free-Ride Festival, powered by Interbike, will be held Sept. 14-16, kicking off the Interbike Marketweek. Organizers say the event will include one of the largest demo events in the world, along with mountain bike races, road bike rallies, on-bike clinics and off-bike activities for all levels of cyclists, and non-cyclists.

The resort is 35 minutes from downtown Reno and boasts the largest lift-served mountain bike park on the West Coast plus more than 100 miles of mountain bike trails for various skills. The event activities will be based in The Village at Northstar and will offer three different chairlifts and gondolas to transport riders to trails.

“I think the industry is going to be blown away by this event,” said Pat Hus, the vice president of Interbike. “Through our partnership with Northstar we will be able to produce the best outdoor event we’ve ever created. We know how to …read more

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