June 2022 Bike Month Events

JUNE 18TH BIKE EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN

June is Bike Month! Let's get out and ride and explore our community, make new friends, and enjoy our summer. From mural tours to playground tours to bakeries to breweries -- we got you covered! This is a rolling list of events and if you are aware of another one, please let me know!

We also want you to help us find the next bike mayor of your neighbourhood

TAKE ACTION: If you haven't sent a letter already, we have $400M on the table from the Federal government. Use this tool to send a letter and help ensure that Edmonton gets our fair share!

And if you haven't already: make sure your bike, chariot, strollers -- register them all on Bike Index

There are many bike-focused events throughout Edmonton. If you are organizing one, let us know! ([email protected])


Wednesday, June 1st:

Semi-social Cycling Club:
https://www.semisocialcycling.ca/rides


Saturday, June 4th:

Bicycle Tour of north papastew 12PM - 3PM

All ages - Join me for a casual tour of papastew community bike ride. Meet at Eleanor & Laurent at Noon and we'll take a casual ride through the ward. Grab a coffee, your groceries, or meet us along the way. Ride at your own pace.

  • 12:00: Meet at Eleanor & Laurent (10926 88 Ave NW)
  • 12:30: Arrive at Sugar and Spiced (Rear, 10334 82 Ave NW)
  • 1:00: Hazeldean Bakery & Playground 9627 66 Ave NW
  • 1:45: Mood Cafe Belgravia
  • 2:30: Buns & Roses, Birch Garden & Parkallen PumpTrack
  • 3:00PM: Fin, departure.

Sunday, June 12th:

Bikes & Breweries

Voting Age & Over - Join me for a casual tour of papastew breweries. We'll meet at 12:30 at Polar Park (10416 80th Ave) and visit three locations before 4PM.


Friday, June 17th

Join Edmonton’s NextGen and Bike Edmonton for an evening promoting active transportation, exploring opportunities to enjoy the downtown bike network, and enjoying some beers. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/biking-and-brews-with-edmontons-nextgen-and-bike-edmonton-tickets-346466168637


Saturday, June 18th: JUNE 18TH BIKE EVENT POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN

South papastew Coffee, Playgrounds, & Tacos 1PM - 5PM

  • 1:00 Square One Cafe, Aspen Gardens
  • 1:15 St. Boniface Playground
  • 2:00 Lansdowne Playground
  • 3:00 Italian Centre
  • 3:30 L.Y Cairns playground
  • 4:30 The Three Amigos

Other groups:

Bike Edmonton: https://bikeedmonton.ca

Edmonton Bike Coalition: http://yegbikecoalition.info/

Paths For People: https://pathsforpeople.org/take-action/

Coffee Outside: https://twitter.com/coffee_outside


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