The cities 8th annual Bike to Work Day will take place on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Bike to Work Day is held annually in Winnipeg each June. The goal of the one-day celebration is to promote the bicycle as everyday transportation. The event celebrates cycling culture, encourages commuters to choose active transportation, and advocates for the continued development of bike friendly infrastructure.

It will feature 60 pit stops open city-wide from 6:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., offering free refreshments, bicycle repairs and prizes for riders who drop in. Pit stops are run by volunteers and organizations including individuals, the Winnipeg Police Service, non-profit organizations, community centres, libraries, bike shops and Bike Week’s generous sponsors.

  • 6:50 a.m. CAA Pit Stop
    South side of Assiniboine Park Footbridge
  • 7:10 a.m. Natural Cycle Courier Pit Stop
    Omand’s Creek (near the bridge)
  • 7:30 a.m. CAA Pit Stop
    The Legislature (SW corner of the grounds)
  • 7:50 a.m. The Forks/NCI Pit Stop
    Bonnycastle Park
  • 8:10 a.m. City TV Pit Stop
    City TV

The MPI all-day pit stop at The Forks welcomes commuters from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

To cap off the day, all Bike Week Winnipeg participants are invited to the Half Pints Bikes & BBQ party at Oodena Celebration Circle at The Forks from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. The first 500 cyclists to arrive will receive a free Boon Burger. Winnipeg’s only bike-powered concert system, powered by attendees, will amplify a concert by Noble Thiefs. There will be a grand prize draw at 5:45 p.m. for a new bike donated by Olympia Ski and Cycle (Portage).

For more information visit the Bike Week Winnipeg website.