Toronto International Bicycle Show - March 2 to 4, 2018
Toronto International Bicycle Show, March 2 to 4, 2018
Based on high demand the Bicycle Show brings back the 2,000 foot test track for every type of bike including the Pedal Assist Electric bike, Mini Velodrome, and a new redesigned X-Jam course.
- 175+ Exhibitors — manufacturers, distributors, retailers, tour companies, clubs and others
- Special Retail Marketplace area – selling the newest products with the best selection under one roof
- Special Manufacturers’ Showcase area – showcasing the newest products and the best selection under one roof
- What is new and hot in bikes, accessories and clothing for 2018
- Electric Bicycle Exhibitors
- Bicycle Frame Building
- Bicycle Touring – from one-day trips to lengthy group cycling tours. Plan an exciting bike touring vacation. Visitors can talk with different tourism companies and discover exciting new cycling destinations both locally and internationally
- Enter to win a Bianchi Bicycle and other prizes
- Talk to bicycle club representatives and join a Bicycle Club
Major action events and activities
- XJAM 2018 — BMX-JAM and mountain bike freestyle riders competition.
- Street Jam — BMX pro and expert riders battle
- 2,000 Foot Test Track — For you to experience and test out every kind of bike including Pedal Assist Electric bikes
- Mini-Velodrome Competition — Plus you may test ride and experience the thrill of riding a bicycle on the velodrome track
- Extreme Trials Demonstrations — Watch amazing technical riding skills put to the test on extreme ramps and obstacles
- CFO Pro/Am BMX Flatland Freestyle Competition — see the world’s top freestylers
- Roller Racing —D’Ornellas Bike Shop presents old school roller racing. Everyone is welcome to participate, lots of prizes.
- Kid's Action Zone — Enclosed carpeted area for kids to let loose, taking in a number of great activities.
- Trillium Trailblazers Youth Area — Join the Trillium Trailblazers in our Youth Skills area. Grab one of several sizes of Trek youth bikes and enjoy our Youth Skills area.
2018 Action Events Schedule Available February 1, 2018
The Toronto X-Jam returns with some of the world’s best Professional Freestyle BMX and Mountain Bike riders will battle it out for $20,000 in cash and prizes. New limits of what’s possible on a bike are pushed, making for an incredible show. Riding in jam format allows this competition to be one of the most progressive in the world. Friday is practice day for all classes and features the Expert class qualifying heats Friday evening. Saturday will see practice for all classes as well as qualifying heats for the Ladies, Pro BMX and Pro MTB classes. Not to be missed is the BMX Park/Street Best Trick Competition, a must see radical trick showcase Saturday at 5 p.m. If you think bike stunts look crazy on TV, you have just got to be in the stands. Sunday features the finals for all classes. For a full schedule go to www.xjam.ca The X-Jam is guaranteed to be one of the most exciting events in Toronto all year. The competition is free with show admission and takes place at the Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place.
The BESHANO TRIALS GROUP has performed bike trials shows all over the country for more than a decade, the BESHANO team will present bike trials exhibitions at this years show.
CFO Pro/Am BMX Flatland Freestyle Competition - Watch many of the world’s best freestylers from many countries show their rad tricks and special riding performances.
BMX Flatland has been a part of the Toronto International Bicycle show for over 27 years. CFO BMX is proud to say that 2018 marks the 14th Anniversary of the FU Flatland Series here at the show.
The Toronto Flatland contest is the biggest in Canada and has long attracted Novice riders all the way up to the current Pro riders from around the globe. The event has been won by Pro riders representing Japan, the UK, the US, and most recently Canada.
Friday night is open registration and practice with the Novice through Vet classes running on Saturday. Sunday is all about the Pros. The world's best will be competing for the $4k Pro Purse and the right to be called the Decades best!!
For more information visit www.cfobmx.ca
Bike Polo Toronto and the Toronto International Bicycle Show Presents the Great Lakes Winter Classic.
The “Great Lakes Winter Classic” Bike Polo Tournament is the first major event of the Bike Polo calendar 2018. Bike Polo is an innovate, team sport, combining the bike skills of trials riders, with the fast paced action of hockey. Teams and players from all over Canada, the USA, and Europe have been invited, including some from as far away as San Francisco, Vancouver, UK, Germany and France. The majority of players have played in the North American and World Championships, and we will feature, Nick Kruse, current 3rd in the world, and Chris Proulx, World Champion 2011.
visit bikepolo.to for more details.
The Mini-Velodrome competition, plus you may test ride and experience the thrill of riding a bicycle on the velodrome track. A specifically-designed race track featuring an intense competition for great prizes. The mini-velo has been built especially for the show.
An enclosed carpeted area for Kids to let loose, taking in a number of great activities. (Adult supervision required). This area is staffed by the Bicycle Show and features.
- Face painting and glitter tattoos
- Ballooning shows
- Jump and slide bouncers
- Test ride striders, trikes and 12” super cycles on our Special closed course.
Hours for the Kids' Action Zone, which is located at the north/east end of the Better Living Centre, are Friday 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 12 noon to 6 p.m. and Sunday 12 noon to 5 p.m.