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Support Your Local Bike Shop

Whether you’ve been riding your bike through winter or are just pulling it out of storage now, chances are your bike could use a tune-up. As an essential service, our local bike shops are generally open, and are more than happy to help you get your bike running like new. We urge you to support your local bike shops through these challenging times. Of

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COVID-19 Response

During these extraordinary times, the health and safety, and well-being of you, our staff, our volunteers, and the community in general is our top priority. To that end, we are following the advice of health authorities and government and postponing all in person events until the end of May. We will continue to the monitor the situation and resume our normal activities once the

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Comments on Recommended Design – Wolseley to Downtown Walk/Bike Projects

The City has published a “recommended design” for the Wolseley to Downtown Walk/Bike Project, and is seeking public input through an  online survey (open until Feb. 9) and an open house January 29th 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Westminster United Church (745 Westminster Ave). This is an important project for cyclists and pedestrians, please be sure to look at the plans and

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Bike Winnipeg to Launch Local Bike Groups

We are excited to announce that as a part of our efforts to reach out into the community, we will be developing a number of Local Bike Groups tasked with engaging community members and local stakeholders in the refinement of our plans for the city’s bike network, as a resource to help us fulfill our role as a stakeholder in various city projects related

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Draft Recommendations and Comments – Wolseley to Downtown Walk/Bike Project Preliminary Designs

The Pedestrian and Cycling strategies call for bikeways along Westminster/Young/Balmoral/Granite Way from Dominion to Osborne, and along Wolseley from Omands Creek to Furby. The Wolseley neighbourhood has embraced some of the highest levels of sustainable transportation seen in the city. Residents of the West Broadway neighbourhood have some of the lowest car ownership rates in the city. The residents of these neighbourhoods, and the

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Doors Open 2019

This Saturday, May 25th, hop on your bike and explore Winnipeg’s distinct spaces, outstanding architecture and vibrant history with Bike Winnipeg! This casually paced group ride will connect you to a number of free bicycle valet hubs strategically located within a short walk of several featured Doors Open Winnipeg buildings. Park your bike securely with us as you explore the buildings. Group rides will

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Winter Bike to Work Day Activities

The cold in the air can only mean one thing. Winter Bike to Work Day is just around the corner! Winter Bike to Work Day falls on Friday, February 8th this year. As always you can commit to ride at the official Winter Bike to Work Day site. Let’s get Winnipeg onto the map. We’ve got a couple of activities planned for the day

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U of M/South St. Vital Walk/Bike Bridge Backgrounder

The University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry Campus is the second most visited destination in the City of Winnipeg. Only the downtown attracts more trips than the Fort Garry Campus. If we want to get more people biking more often in the City of Winnipeg, our planning will have to consider ways to get people biking to the U of M’s Fort Garry Campus. St.

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