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Vernon Library hosts Ride Through Winter workshop

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November 28, 2016 - 12:18 PM

The North Okanagan Coalition for Active Transportation (NOCAT) together with Sun Country Cycle and the Okanagan Regional Library in Vernon present

Ride Thru Winter Workshop

Saturday December 3, 10 am until Noon

Vernon Library

Admission is free

The Ride Thru Winter Workshop will feature presentations to encourage and educate participants on all aspects of winter bicycling.

Laura Medcalf, NCCP Coach and TREK Women’s Cycling Advocate, will make two presentations: Winter fitness for Bicyclists, and Visibility: clothing and equipment to improve visibility.

John Szeliga, mechanic at Sun Country Cycle, will discuss winter bike maintenance, types of equipment and winter apparel.

Bruce Mol, NOCAT member and CAN-BIKE cycling instructor, will discuss winter cycling route selection.

Following the presentations there will be an open forum for participants to ask questions. The workshop concludes with draw prizes courtesy of Vernon businesses.

The goal of the North Okanagan Coalition for Active Transportation is to see more people walking and riding bicycles more often, by encouraging citizens to support infrastructure development that will enhance safe and active transportation and connect to the upcoming Okanagan Rail Trail.

Get more information about NOCAT online, or visit NOCAT on Facebook.

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