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Fanatik Bike Co. in Bellingham, WA is kicking off the 2012 season with their 2nd Annual Fantastik Spring Fest!  Demo bikes, hot dogs, celebrity riders, schwag give-aways, group rides, and loads more are planned for this weekend!  All proceeds from this event are going to the Boys and Girls Club of Whatcom County. Get down there and enjoy!

www.fanatikbike.com | Fanatik Bike Co. on Facebook | 1812 N. State St., Bellingham, WA 98225 | Phone: 360.756.0504
 
FANTASTIK SPRING FEST EVENTS AND FUN
Demo Bikes

Demo trucks from leading brands including Intense, Norco and Felt will be parked at our store, armed with a wide variety of bikes for you to ride at no cost. They are available throughout the weekend on a first-come, first-served basis. Whether you are new to biking, or an experienced rider, this is a great opportunity to ride the bike of your dreams. Please see fanatikbike.com for more details.
 
Bunny Hop Contest
Saturday, March 31st at 1:00pm—Everyone is welcome to enter this highly entertaining bunny hop contest, just remember your helmet, in which contestants will jump their bikes over a rising limbo pole. Get ready to see some impressive bike handling skills! There will be prizes for the top three finishers.
 
Celebrity Riders
Several professional riders will be hanging out over the weekend signing autographs and chatting with fans; including Norco rider Jill Kintner who is an Olympic Bronze medalist, three-time World Champion, and two-time National Champion. Stop by and say hello to some talented riders!
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Road Skills Clinic
Saturday, March 31st at 11:00am—Riders of all ages and abilities are invited to join the Fanatik sponsored Shuksan Velo Club road team to learn the basics of road riding. Have you ever wondered how to trigger a traffic light while riding your bike? What about group riding etiquette? Come join us on a ride to learn everything about riding the road safely and in a group. We will work on bike handling skills in small groups and then take what we have learned out on the road for a short spin through Bellingham.
 
Cruiser Ride
Saturday, March 31st at 5:00pm—All riders are welcome to join the Fanatik Cruiser ride. Cruisers will meet at Fanatik, decorate their bikes for a bit (some ribbon will be provided, but feel free to bring your own), and parade through downtown finishing at Chuckanut Brewery. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes and best bike decorations.
 
Galbraith Mountain Ride
Sunday, April 1st at 4:00pm—Riders of all ability and ages are invited to join a mountain bike ride on Galbraith Mountain. The group will pedal up Galbraith to the tower then choose which guided route (freeride or cross-country) to take to Mullet, where new trail features will be showcased. Riders will meet at Galbraith’s south side parking lot, off Samish Way east of Lake Padden Park.
 
Barbeque
Fanatik’s grills will be fired up on both Saturday and Sunday from 11:30am-1:00pm.
 
Raffle and Swag
Continuing its support of the Boys and Girls Club of Whatcom County, Fanatik will raffle off a cruiser bike, apparel, bicycle gear, and other ‘swag’ throughout the event to generate donations for the youth club.
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SCHEDULE
Saturday, March 31st: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    9:00 AM Doors Open
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Demo bikes from Intense, Norco, Felt, and more.  Available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
    11:00 AM Road skills clinic - Join the Fanatik-sponsored Shuksan Velo Club to learn the basics of road riding.
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Barbeque with hotdogs and vegetarian options.
    1:00 PM Bunny hop contest - Prizes for top three finishers!
    5:00 PM Cruiser ride - All ages welcome to this group cruiser ride starting at Fanatik, cruising through town, and ending at Chuckanut Brewery.

Sunday, April 1st: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    9:00 AM Doors Open
    9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Demo bikes from Intense, Norco, Felt and more.  Available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Barbeque with hotdogs and vegetarian options.
    4:00 PM Galbraith mountain group ride - All ages invited to join a group ride with the Fanatik crew!  Ride will start at the South side Galbraith lot, climb to the towers, and choose a route from there based on ability levels.
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