Announcing the 8th Annual "MOG Outdoor Fest" in Grand Junction, CO - SNEWS

Announcing the 8th Annual "MOG Outdoor Fest" in Grand Junction, CO

(Grand Junction, CO – April 7, 2010) Announcing the 2011 MOG Outdoor Gear Sale & COPMOBA Bike Swap Saturday, April 9h in downtown Grand Junction, Colorado – the largest outdoor gear sale and bike swap between Denver and Salt Lake City.
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(Grand Junction, CO – April 7, 2010) Announcing the 2011 MOG Outdoor Gear Sale & COPMOBA Bike Swap Saturday, April 9h in downtown Grand Junction, Colorado – the largest outdoor gear sale and bike swap between Denver and Salt Lake City.

• Date: Saturday, April 9, 2011
• Time: 9am-4pm * Bike Swap registration opens at 8am
• Location: 400 Colorado Ave, Grand Junction, CO * Rockslide Parking Lot
• Live Music: 2-4pm * Flat Top Reed
• Entry Donation: $5 Adults, $2 Kids * Benefits COPMOBA & KAFM
• Free doughnuts to the first 400 people
• Rain or Shine!

On Saturday, April 9th, Outdoor and Cycling Industry brands, sales reps, regional retailers & gearheads will come together for the 8th annual 1-day MOG Outdoor Gear Sale & COPMOBA Bike Swap in downtown Grand Junction, CO. This unique, grassroots event is supported by area retailers and draws a faithful crowd of locals, mountain townies & city slickers from every nook and cranny between Denver and Salt Lake. The MOG is a benefit event for the western Colorado outdoor community.

The COPMOBA Bike Swap is open to the public to sell bikes and gear. Early registration opens at 8am. The Bike Swap is a fundraiser for COPMOBA, the Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Trail Association. Costs are as follows:
• Bikes & Bike Frames: 10% sale, less $10 hangtag deposit
• 4' Gear Table: $15
• 8' Gear Table: $25

The band, “Flattop Reed” will play live blues music from 2-4pm.

Expect great deals on sales samples, factory blems and closeouts from upwards of 50 reps, retailers and major manufacturers, including:
• Big Agnes® sleeping bags, tents and camping gear
• Black Diamond® backcountry ski and climbing gear
• Cloudveil® mountain-inspired apparel and outerwear (offered by LevelNineSports)
• Quiksilver® surf- and mountain-inspired apparel, gear and footwear
• Roxy® surf- and mountain-inspired apparel, gear and outerwear for women
• LOKI® technical outerwear and apparel
• Honey Skateboards®
• DT Swiss® cycling gear and apparel
• LevelNineSports.com ski and snowboard gear, outerwear and apparel
• The Bike Shop
• Sunlight Mountain Resort
• Powderhorn Ski Resort
• Entera Water
• Summit Canyon Mountaineering
• Brown's Shoe Fit
• Ruby Canyon Cycles
• Canyon Bikes
• Bicycle Outfitters
• BLM
• Rocky Mountain Subaru
• Rapid Creek Cycles

MOG Outdoor Gear Sale & COPMOBA Bike Swap Sponsors include: Mountain Khakis, Grand Junction Free Press, US Bank, First National Bank of the Rockies, Grand Junction Subaru, Monument Graphics, Rockslide Brewery and REI.

Non-profit organizations that directly benefit from the MOG include COPMOBA (Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Trail Association) www.copmoba.org and KAFM 88.1 Community Radio www.kafmradio.org. Environmental- and outdoor-based community non-profit organizations receive complimentary booth space at the MOG to amplify their message and propel their mission.

About MOG
Manufacturers of Outdoor Gear. Established in 2003, the MOG is the largest grassroots outdoor gear sale and bike swap between Denver and Salt Lake City. Independently founded and organized by Jen Taylor, the MOG brings Outdoor and Cycling Industry manufacturers, Rocky Mountain region sales reps, retailers & gearheads together each year for this 1-day event in downtown Grand Junction, CO. This unique event is supported by area retailers and draws a faithful crowd of locals, mountain townies & city slickers from every nook and cranny between Denver and Salt Lake. The MOG is a benefit event for the western Colorado outdoor community.

For More Information or to Schedule an Interview Contact:
Jen Taylor
MOG Founder & Organizer
970-250-9682
jen.taylor@mountainkhakis.com
www.mogoutdoorfest.com

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