Cyclists Descend on The Forks for Ice Bike Race

Ice Bike Race
Riders pedal at The Forks in the 14th annual Ice Bike Race on Sunday, February 16, 2014. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)
Ice Bike Race
Riders stage at The Forks during the Ice Bike Race on Sunday. (TED GRANT / CHRISD.CA)

Cyclists bundled up on Sunday to put their tires to the icy pavement in the 14th annual Ice Bike Race.

The event brought out more than 150 riders of all ages to The Forks, including unicyclists.

The closed course featured everything a winter cycling enthusiast might enjoy, from snow, ice, gravel, and the odd patch of dry pavement.

Winnipeg just finished hosting the second annual International Winter Cycling Congress this week, which drew hundreds of riders from around the world to promote winter cycling as a viable and convenient transportation option.

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