60 Pit Stops Welcome ‘Bike to Work Day’ Cyclists

60 Pit Stops Welcome ‘Bike to Work Day’ Cyclists

Bike WeekPump up those bike tires, Winnipeg and get to work!

The eighth annual Bike to Work Day is Friday, featuring 60 pit stops city-wide from 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

As part of Bike Week Winnipeg, volunteer-run stops will include free refreshments for cyclists, and bike repairs and prizes for riders who drop in.

A group ride will depart from Assiniboine Park just before 7 a.m.

See the complete schedule below:

  • 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 (Manitoba Legislature SW corner of the grounds)
  • 7:50 a.m. — The Forks/NCI Pit Stop (Bonnycastle Park)
  • 8:10 a.m. — City pit stop (8 Forks Market Road)

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

All Bike Week Winnipeg participants are invited to the Half Pints Bikes & BBQ party at Oodena Celebration Circle at The Forks from 4:30-7 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.

— Staff