We recently got terrible news that Canadian ambassador for the sport of bikepacking, Ryan Correy, is fighting stage 4 cancer. He's an organizer, an endurance athlete and an all around impressive human. A silent auction with great prices will be held next week on his behalf. If you can't make it and feel compelled to help Bikepack Canada is organizing the event. ...
Bikepacking social & silent auction
September 15, 2017, 6:45pm - September 16, 2017, 6:00am
Members of the Bow Valley cycling community, let’s rally!
Bikepack Canada invites you to our opening Friday night social and silent auction at the Canmore Brewing Co.
This event was originally only going to be for summit attendees but is now open to the community (please read RSVP requirements below). In addition to bevies, getting to know some cool new folks, as well as hear some unique bikepacking perspectives, this is also a chance to support Bikepack Canada founder, Ryan Correy. The Canmore rider was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer the day after winning the 24 Hours of Adrenalin in July. Read the full story here: www.rmoutlook.com/article/24-Hours-of-Adrenalin-winner-in-race-of-his-life-20170824. The silent auction component of the evening is to help raise funds for Ryan’s battle.
6:45pm – Doors open at Canmore Brewing Co. Grab a drink and check out the silent auction items
7:30pm – Opening remarks from Ryan on his cancer journey, introduce what bikepacking is all about, its growth, and the Bow Valley as an emerging hub.
8:40pm – Final chance to browse silent auction items and grab another drink
9:00pm – 50:50 winner announced, silent auction item winners finalised and payment taken
10:00pm – Doors close. Goodnight!
*** Due the liquor license restraints, WE REQUIRE EVERYONE NOT SIGNED UP AS SUMMIT ATTENDEES TO RSVP TO THIS PAGE BEFORE SEPTEMBER 14th. If someone wants to come and is not on Facebook, please make sure that you let us know who they are the comment section. Thank you.
Time to hang it out there a bit. Luc Mehl and I (Eric) are heading out to Western Alaska next week to try this route from the Yukon River to the Bering Sea coast on bikes. Our route follows the trailless ridge lines and mountains of the Nulato hills. Wish us luck! ...