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"The new dimension to tourism created by awareness of mountain biking in the region has also created a great deal of community pride. What started out as passion and synergy has resulted in real economic benefits for the community."

Marc Savard, Owner of Red Shreds Bike and Board Shed

Cariboo Mountain Bike Consortium Markets the Shangri-La of Mountain Biking

The Cariboo is in an advantaged position compared to other provincial jurisdictions attempting to compete for market share in the mountain bike tourism sector. A solid legal infrastructure base, a well established culture and a regional steering committee of businesses leading this effort add to this advantage and significantly strengthen…

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