Friday, October 2, 2015
PhilBike Expo Blazes Trail on Its 2nd Year
The PhilBike Expo, the country’s first and largest trade and consumer show dedicated to the promotion and development of cycling, is all systems go for its second annual run this 2015. The expo offers trade participants and media exclusive access on Oct. 2, and welcomes the public from Oct. 3 to 4 at the SMX Convention Center, Halls 2 – 4.
Organized by Phil-Bike Convention, Inc., the PhilBike Expo this year is expected to surpass its crowd count of 10,000 at its inaugural two-day show last 2014 at the World Trade Center. To make this feat possible, organizers are flying in three of the sport’s biggest superstars: Vittorio Brumotti of Italy, Spaniard Viki Gómez, and Matthias Dandois of France for breathtaking demos and workshops with local biking enthusiasts.
Gómez and Dandois are also slated to judge the National BMX Freestyle Championships – advanced category during the three-day affair. Sanctioned by the Asian Extreme Sports Federation of the Philippines, the competition offers local bikers the chance to represent the country in international meets.
Other events include: MANILA FIXED GEAR Harabas Criterium; Mountain Bike Time Trial and Tricks; Pinoy Mt. Biker Rat Race; Fastest Fold; and a bike clinic hosted by the National Bicycle Organization. Cash prizes and special items await contest winners.
At the heart of the expo, over [number] top and up-and-coming bicycle and sports brands are set to put their best and latest wares for the ever-growing local riding community. An indoor MTB track and BMX street park are to be found within the expo venue for both play and competitions.
Other events lined up include a fashion show of the sport’s trendiest looks, fun games, and a raffle in which lucky event participants stand to win brand new mountain bikes from Mars Kingdom among other exciting prizes.
For booth or ticket inquiries, please call (02) 671-5528 / 0912-327-2351 / 0926-673-0781 or visit www.philbikeexpo.com. For additional information about the ‘#BMXplore with Viki Gómez and Matthias Dandois’, please visit bit.ly/bmxploremanila.