The Outdoor Market offers a weekend of gear and bike demos, clinics, live music, and more at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in North Carolina.


Start: October 19, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

End: October 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm


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Organizer: USNWC


Outdoor Market offers a unique setting for guests to get hands-on experience with gear from top brands in the outdoor industry. Over three days, this festival offers guests the opportunity to demo bikes, trail running shoes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, climbing gear and more throughout the 1,300 acre facility and 40+ mile trail system at the U.S. National Whitewater Center. During the festival, guests can also participate in group rides, runs and paddles, as well as yoga practices and educational, participatory, and tech clinics.

RockGeist will be on hand (both Sat. and Sun.) teaching a bikepacking-specific workshop on Lightweight Bikepacking and Route Planning. Other bike-specific events throughout the weekend include a Women’s Mountain Bike Skills Clinic, Intro to Mountain Biking, Social Road Ride, Slow Bike World Championship, as well as multiple kid’s, women’s, and adult mountain biking clinics with Jill Kintner.

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