June 16-22, 2014 marks Winnipeg’s first annual Bike Week: a week long celebration of people riding bicycles. It’s for everyone! Whether you ride for fitness, transportation, sport or just for fun, if you enjoying riding a bike then Bike Week is for you.
Events will be held in every corner of the city including workshops, group rides, races and leisure events that enourage all Winnipeggers to get on their bikes and ride. If you like to ride check out our event listing and pass on the word! http://www.bikeweekwinnipeg.com/about/events-schedule/
The week will also feature the 7th annual Bike to Work Day on Friday, June 20th. This year’s Bike to Work Day boasts 58 pit stops located all over the city, a group ride from Assiniboine Park to The Forks and the Half Pints Bikes & BBQ Party at Oodena Celebration Circle from 4:30-7:00 p.m. including free Boon Burgers*, a concert on the bike-powered concert system and a grand prize draw for a new bike from Woodcock Cycleworks.
Don’t miss the free pancake breakfast* and launch party on Monday, June 16th from 7:00-9:00 am at the MTS Centre (enter by riding down the loading zone off of Carlton (between Portage & Graham).
PS: You can sign up for the Bike Week newsletter to receive up to date info and discounts at: http://www.bikeweekwinnipeg.com/register/
*breakfast and the BBQ are offered to anyone who arrives by bike, while supplies last.