Biketown Documentary Premiere July 22nd

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Biketown - A Film By Freehub Magazine

Premiering Friday, July 22nd at 6pm | Suggested $10 minimum donation. Proceeds support the local bike club - Iron Range Off-Road Cyclists 

Join us for the premiere of Biketown at the Minnesota Discovery Center in Chisholm, Mn! This documentary film features Chisholm, Minnesota's Redhead Mountain Bike Park. This event is part of an effort to raise awareness and funding for IMBA recognized bike clubs across the country!

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE TRAILER

All funds collected for movie admission and raffle tickets will be donated directly to (IROC) Iron Range Off Road Cyclists and will be used to support mountain bike trail maintenance at Redhead MTB Park (Chisholm), Lookout Mountain (Virginia), and Maple Hill (Hibbing).

$10 donation gets you a ticket to the show, add on the purchase of raffle tickets for a chance to win amazing prizes from our event sponsors. LIMITED SEATING, purchase your tickets online prior to the event. You must have an admission ticket to attend and to enter the raffles. Must also be present to win. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the event. Day of tickets are subject to availability.

Each raffle ticket purchased gives you a chance to enter drawings for RAD prizes and giveaways including a kids Specialized Rip Rock Bike!

This documentary film, produced by Freehub Magazine, is being released in theaters nationwide and features Chisholm, Minnesota's Redhead Mountain Bike Park.

Click Here to Watch the Biketown Movie Trailer

About the event: This event is part of an effort to raise awareness and funding for IMBA recognized bike clubs across the country including our very own Iron Range Off Road Cyclist (IROC).

Description: Biketown is a story of mountain bikers, unlikely partnerships and the communities they create. Struggling to find their seat at the table, mountain bikers have had to form unlikely partnerships in their fight to ride. Little did they know they were actually helping transform the identity of their communities. Specialized and Soil Searching present Biketown, a film by Freehub magazine, coming summer 2022.

Mountain bikers have a long-standing tradition of working with private property owners, land managers and governments, from the local to federal level. Often, these relationships are driven by a dedicated and passionate group of mountain bikers, trail builders and advocates, despite a sometimes turbulent and confrontational past. Biketown takes a deep dive into recreational trail development in Chisholm, Minnesota, Bellingham, Washington, Snowshoe, West Virginia and Pacific City, Oregon to explore themes at the heart of the current mountain bike movement—whether that be cooperation between the timber industry and a mountain bike community, federal forest managers and trail builders or advocacy organizations and tourism boards.

This film is a story of success, an examination of recreation paradigms spanning local and national levels, and a beacon of light illuminating the true effort it takes to create a Biketown.

Learn more and get involved at https://freehubmag.com/biketown

Thank you local partners: 30 West Bike Shop, Ardent Bicycles, Iron Range Off Road Cyclists, City of Chisholm, and the Minnesota Discovery Center.

Thank you BIKETOWN partners:

Specialized // Specialized Bicycles

Maxxis Tires // Maxxis Tires

10 Barrel Brewing Co. // 10 Barrel Brewing Company

IMBA // International Mountain Bicycling Association

Ride Concepts // Ride Concepts

Portside Productions // Port Side Productions

City of Bellingham // City of Bellingham, Washington - Government

Pocahontas County, WV // Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau