Get ready to kick off a summer of riding with the Homegrown Bike Show, a celebration of Canadian handmade bikes taking place at Torchlight Brewing Co. on Saturday, June 1 from 5-10pm.

The Homegrown Bike Show will feature over ten frame builders and brands, with artisans traveling from as far away as Edmonton and Quadra Island to showcase their goods. Attendees will have the opportunity to check out an array of made-in-Canada bikes and meet the craft builders from RollingDale Cycles, Kruch High Performance Bicycles, Lone Tree Enterprises, Kuinni Cycles, We Are One Composites, Archibald Cycles, Naked Handmade Bicycles, Jackalope Bikes, Aplomb Cycles, Ghostrider Equipment and Six Mile Bicycles.

Attendees can participate in a raffle with prizes generously supplied by NRG Enterprises, Oso Negro Coffee, Valhalla Pure, Mountain Sport Clinic, Backroads Brewing, Ambler Mountain Works, and Gerick’s Cycle & Ski, not to mention chances to win framed photography works by John Gibson, Dustin Lalik, Etienne Robert, and Dave Smith. Don’t miss your chance to bring home a beautiful piece of Canadian cycling history and other prime Nelson goods. All proceeds will benefit the Nelson Community Food Center, supporting local food security initiatives.

The Homegrown Bike Show is set to be a highlight of the cycling calendar in Nelson, B.C., bringing together a core community of cyclists, artisans, and enthusiasts. With an impressive lineup of frame builders and craft brands, the event promises to showcase the best of Canadian bike craftsmanship while supporting a worthy cause. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate cycling culture and craftsmanship in one of British Columbia’s best riding areas. Admission is free, so bring your friends and family for an evening of bikes, brews, and community. Keep an eye on Six Mile Bicycles for more info and updates as the event draws nearer.

Contact: Kevin Armstrong;; 250 551-0709