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Celebrate 50 years of cycling on the Sunshine Coast
FREE ENTRY, Caloundra Mountain Bike Expo, Lighthouse Rugby Club Caloundra, CORCA, Caloundra Off Road Cycling Association, Sunshine Coast Council, 50 years of cycling, mountain biking, free bike hire, free professional skills instruction, guided tours on local trails, competitions, lucky door prizes, retro bikes, vintage bikes, bike repair, bike maintenance, food, coffee, WOW, Women on Wheels, Have Fun Mountain Bike Tours, Janine Jungles, whole family event
The inaugural Caloundra Mountain Bike Expo is on! Image: Caloundra Mountain Biking Expo FB page


How exciting is this! This coming Sunday, 22 October, the inaugural Caloundra Mountain Bike Expo is being held at the Lighthouse Rugby Club in Caloundra. Hosted by CORCA (Caloundra Off Road Cycling Association) and supported by the Sunshine Coast Council, this is a celebration of fifty years of cycling on the Sunshine Coast.

The Caloundra Mountain Bike Expo is a golden opportunity to showcase mountain biking to the local community with beginner mountain bikers able to utilise free bike hire; plus the added bonus of free professional skills' instruction, as well as guided tours around the local trails.

FREE ENTRY, Caloundra Mountain Bike Expo, Lighthouse Rugby Club Caloundra, CORCA, Caloundra Off Road Cycling Association, Sunshine Coast Council, 50 years of cycling, mountain biking, free bike hire, free professional skills instruction, guided tours on local trails, competitions, lucky door prizes, retro bikes, vintage bikes, bike repair, bike maintenance, food, coffee, WOW, Women on Wheels, Have Fun Mountain Bike Tours, Janine Jungles, whole family event
Skills instruction - Image: www.queensland.com


There will be displays, competitions, lucky door prizes, an exhibition of retro and vintage bikes, workshops for bike repair and maintenance; fitness for mountain biking by guest presenters; a buy/sell/swap section, as well as awesome food and coffee.

Confirmed exhibitors for the Caloundra Mountain Bike Expo 2017 are:

CORCA (Caloundra Off Road Cycling Association) and WOW (Women on Wheels);
Mountain Bike Australia (MTBA);
Various bike shops;
Sunshine Coast Council Trails Activation Team;
Trailworx trail builders;
Have Fun Mountain Bike Tours;
Travelsmart Team, as well as
Other industry-related businesses

FREE ENTRY, Caloundra Mountain Bike Expo, Lighthouse Rugby Club Caloundra, CORCA, Caloundra Off Road Cycling Association, Sunshine Coast Council, 50 years of cycling, mountain biking, free bike hire, free professional skills instruction, guided tours on local trails, competitions, lucky door prizes, retro bikes, vintage bikes, bike repair, bike maintenance, food, coffee, WOW, Women on Wheels, Have Fun Mountain Bike Tours, Janine Jungles, whole family event
Outdoor fun for the whole family - Image: Pixabay CC0 Creative Commons


A number of additional events and demonstrations will also be taking place during the expo:

CORCA hosted mountain bike rides through local trails (for all levels of mountain biker);
Free instruction and bike hire for beginners;
Janine Jungfels, the 2015 World Women's Trail Champion will be at the Expo, doing trial displays;
Retro and vintage bike displays;
Advanced skills instruction for ladies;
Unicycle demonstrations and rides by Sunshine Unicycles

See below for the day's events' Schedule and generous sponsors of raffle prizes.

FREE ENTRY, Caloundra Mountain Bike Expo, Lighthouse Rugby Club Caloundra, CORCA, Caloundra Off Road Cycling Association, Sunshine Coast Council, 50 years of cycling, mountain biking, free bike hire, free professional skills instruction, guided tours on local trails, competitions, lucky door prizes, retro bikes, vintage bikes, bike repair, bike maintenance, food, coffee, WOW, Women on Wheels, Have Fun Mountain Bike Tours, Janine Jungles, whole family event
Schedule and sponsors - Image: CORCA FB page


Join CORCA as a NEW member at the Caloundra Mountain Bike Expo and go into the draw to win a brand new mountain bike, donated by Bicycle Centre Caloundra.

If you are an existing mountain biker, bring your bike along and join in for a ride, then have your bike securely valet parked, while you get to enjoy the displays, the demo bikes and the great food at the very first Caloundra Mountain Bike Expo. Sounds like a fun and active way to spend a Sunday with the whole family and...if I'm not e-cycling, I'll see you there!

FREE ENTRY, Caloundra Mountain Bike Expo, Lighthouse Rugby Club Caloundra, CORCA, Caloundra Off Road Cycling Association, Sunshine Coast Council, 50 years of cycling, mountain biking, free bike hire, free professional skills instruction, guided tours on local trails, competitions, lucky door prizes, retro bikes, vintage bikes, bike repair, bike maintenance, food, coffee, WOW, Women on Wheels, Have Fun Mountain Bike Tours, Janine Jungles, whole family event
Image: Caloundra MTB - CORCA FB page
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Why? For a fun family outing to celebrate 50 years of cycling on the Sunshine Coast
When: Sunday 22 October - 9.00am to 3.00pm
Where: Lighthouse Rugby Club, 124 Arthur Street, Caloundra, 4551
Cost: FREE ENTRY
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Hope they will have some electric bikes there as well.
by Barry (score: 2|493) 34 days ago
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