Pine Needle Mountain Bike Festival - A Huge Success!

The 1st Annual Pine Needle Mountain Bike Festival was a huge success.  There was approximately 800 people through the Festival and $5000 was raised for the Rotary Trail.  The cheque was presented to the Rotary Trail Committee on Thursday, July 7th. (paNOW coverage here).  We had 86 participants in the 6 hour mountain bike enduro and approximately 100 youngsters take part in the bike rodeo.  Thank you to New Ground Cafe, Two By Dahlsjo and Persia Bistro for serving up some fantastic food and Great Western Coffee Co. for providing the coffee for the Festival.  Thank you Jeffery Straker, The Matt Remenda Ensemble and Phantom Power for providing excellent entertainment throughout the day.   Thank you to all of our local sponsors who supported the Festival.  Thank you to all of the participants who came out and rode in the 6 hour enduro and the bike rodeo.  Lastly, we would like the thank all of our wonderful volunteers who came out and made the Festival happen.  Your time and effort leading up to the Festival and during the Festival is greatly appreciated.  To view pictures from the Festival please visit .  We are excited for the 2nd Annual Pine Needle Mountain Bike Festival which will be on Sunday, June 10th 2012, we hope to see you there.