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Plaid Goat in the News

May 9, 2018
Canmore, AB: Pedalling a new idea for an overarching cycling festival is getting a financial boost from the Alberta government. READ MORE
April 4, 2018
Canmore, AB: Registration for Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Fest 2018 is open! Plaid Goat is a two and a half day bike buffet packed with for-fun activities for any kind of rider. Celebrate mountain bike culture; Canadian Rockies style! This year's event will take place on the same weekend, again in Canmore, AB June 22 - 24, 2018. What's different though, is that it will be held at the Canmore Nordic Centre. WATCH VIDEO AND READ MORE
March 20, 2018
Canmore, AB: Canmore Alberta is a cyclist's haven, with its mountain vistas, tons of biking trails for every ability and a steady schedule of biking events. Picture yourself riding alongside bluer than blue lakes, taking in fresh mountain air, and finishing your day with a delicious craft beer. Sounds like a dream! READ MORE
March 9, 2018
Canmore, AB: Mountain Insider – Rob and Tanya say the Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Festival's team-up with the Rundle's Revenge race and move to the Nordic Centre will be great for both events. LISTEN
March 8, 2018
Canmore, AB: Canmore’s Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Fest is heading into its second year with a major change to its operation with a partnership with TransRockies Race Series Rundle’s Revenge. The two events are joining forces to host outdoor enthusiasts from across the region at the Canmore Nordic Centre on June 22-24. READ MORE
February 6, 2018
Canmore, AB: Two popular local mountain biking events are partnering up to bring a bigger, better bike weekend to the Bow Valley. Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Fest and Rundle’s Revenge have joined forces and will merge their June events into one packed mountain bike appreciation weekend. READ MORE
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October 5, 2017
Canmore, AB: Interview with Plaid Goat founder, Wanda Bogdane. WATCH VIDEO
Plaid Goat Mtb Fest Less Than 3 Weeks To Launch
June 7, 2017
Canmore, AB – Big things in the mountain biking world will happen June 23-25, 2017 in Canmore with the kick off of Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Fest; a regional event celebrating all things mountain biking. READ MORE
May 18, 2017
Cochrane Toyota Announces Sponsorship of Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Festival
Canmore, AB – Cochrane Toyota, otherwise known as “Tacoma Town”, is excited to announce their sponsorship of Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Fest, an upcoming regional event in Canmore celebrating all things mountain biking from June 23-25, 2017. READ MORE
Banff Ave Brewing Co. launches Plaid Goat Red Ale
April 18, 2017
Banff Ave Brewing Co. launches ‘Plaid Goat Red Ale’
Banff, AB – Banff Avenue Brewing Co. is unveiling a new handcrafted red ale to announce its sponsorship of Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Fest, an incoming event celebrating all things mountain biking from June 23-25, 2017 in Canmore. READ MORE
Canmore council approved $51,000 in funding for sport and culture events taking place next year
November 23, 2016
Canmore council approved $51,000 in funding for sport and culture events taking place next year at their November 15 meeting. READ MORE
The inaugural Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Festival has been left out on a ledge after the community of Canmore’s destination marketing organization decided to cease operations this summer
November 10, 2016
The inaugural Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Festival has been left out on a ledge after the community of Canmore’s destination marketing organization decided to cease operations this summer. Plaid Goat organizer Wanda Bogdane explained that the event had partnered with Canmore Business and Tourism to leverage funding available through Travel Alberta for cooperative marketing initiatives. READ MORE
On today’s show Tanya and I discussed some of the groups that are hoping for money as part of the Canmore budget process underway now
November 10, 2016
On today’s show Tanya and I discussed some of the groups that are hoping for money as part of the Canmore budget process underway now – the Canmore Public Library, artsPlace, Canmore Folk Festival, and Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Festival. READ MORE
Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Fest is a three-day festival with a buffet of ‘for fun’ activities
April 11, 2016
Plaid Goat Mountain Bike Fest is a three-day festival with a buffet of ‘for fun’ activities. Celebrate mountain bike culture, Canadian Rockies style! In support of MTB associations across the region. READ MORE
The Canadian Rockies Mountain Bike Fest aims to create a signature festival in the Alberta Rockies that rallies mountain bikers to celebrate the sport’s c
March 15, 2016
The Canadian Rockies Mountain Bike Fest aims to create a signature festival in the Alberta Rockies that rallies mountain bikers to celebrate the sport’s culture. The event will have something for everybody and is not only for serious cyclists—its intent is to grow the sport, bring the region together and produce a unique festival in the province. READ MORE
Mountain bikes, cross bikes, road bikes, fat bikes, downhill bikes, dirt bikes, townies and unicycles
March 9, 2016
Mountain bikes, cross bikes, road bikes, fat bikes, downhill bikes, dirt bikes, townies and unicycles – all are common sights in a town that believes the proper number of bikes to own is “one more.” Now, a new festival in town is ready to harness that energy into an economic driver for the province. READ MORE
Canmore is another step closer
March 3, 2016
Canmore is another step closer to becoming a world-class mountain biking destination due to the development of an idea for a regional festival. READ MORE
Bike Love in Canmore – Winning Awards
March 1, 2016
Bike Love in Canmore – Winning Awards
Bike love, bike lust, call it what you like, Canmore is crazy about bicycles! Adding to the frenzied love affair is the Canadian Rockies Mountain Bike Fest, a landmark for-fun event coming in 2017. READ MORE
Bike Love in Canmore – Winning Awards
February 28, 2016
The Canadian Rockies Mountain Bike Fest took 2nd place in the Travel Alberta 2016 Growing Rural Tourism [GRT] Conference’s Entrepreneurship Challenge, held recently in Camrose. READ MORE
Bike Love in Canmore – Winning Awards
February 26, 2016
Canmore, AB – The Canadian Rockies Mountain Bike Fest, a developing mega event that will bring Alberta’s booming mountain bike industry to Canmore won second place at last night’s Travel Alberta’s 2016 Growing Rural Tourism Conference’s Entrepreneurship Challenge in Camrose. READ MORE
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