Just two months away from Merritt’s second Great Canadian Bike Rally, organizers are expecting the event to be even bigger and better than the first.
“We are looking at probably two to three times the number of people,” said organizer Mike Fairfield from the bike rally office on Coutlee Avenue. “And if the weather is right and everything falls into place, it could be even bigger than that.”
Last year’s event — the first of its kind in Merritt — drew nearly 5,000 motorcycle enthusiasts from Canada and the United States. Visitors participated in poker rides and biker games, shopped at the street mall and local stores, and enjoyed a full line-up of concerts at the main stage downtown. READ ON