The North Okanagan Coalition for Active Transportation (NOCAT) together with Sun Country Cycle and the Okanagan Regional Library in Vernon present, the “Ride Thru Winter Workshop” on Saturday December 3, 2016 between 10 AM until Noon at the 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’s 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.
Kerry is happiest when she's out of her car and on her bicycle. As a community physiotherapist, she'd love to see more people of all ages engaging in an active lifestyle by walking and bicycling to where they need to go!
Bruce keeps active by walking and running in the Vernon area. When not on foot you can often see him on bicycle, with his trailer, shopping locally or taking his recycling to the depot. Bruce has also been a CAN-BIKE bicycling skills instructor for over 20 years. See www.gonecycling.com