Bicycle garden pop-up shop

Three years ago Leigh Anne Parry, the Plain Bicycle Project Manager and Anders Swanson, the Winnipeg Trails Association Executive Director, were in the Netherlands for a winter biking conference and had a vision for a culture shift in Winnipeg. “When we were in the Netherlands for a conference, we noticed that 90% of people were riding Dutch bikes. When we thought about where you

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Pedal into History rides

If you haven’t had the chance to join us for a Pedal into History bike tour yet there are still more opportunities to register for one of these fund and informing rides! Curator of Seven Oaks House Museum, Eric Napier Strong, has drawn deeply on his historical expertise to develop this series of rides exploring different areas of Manitoba’s early history. Ride participants are

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Love 30 on 30

The quest for changing the residential default speed limit to 30 km/h has been in the works for a long time, Love 30 on 30 is an event on the 30th of every month to celebrate what that change could look like in the community. Jenny Sawatzky a team member of Winnipeg Trails Association says there’s a big difference between 30 km/h and 50km/h,

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Happier Henderson Exposition

Saturday afternoon Henderson Highway turned into a one-lane road to show an image of what could be in the Elmwood neighborhood. Michel Durand-Wood, co-chair of the Glen-Elm neighbourhood association says that they’re trying to make the road more accessible for everyone, “It’s a one day trial to see how we can make it more pleasant for the people on foot, on bike, with a

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Call for Board of Directors Members

The board of Bike Winnipeg is seeking volunteers to fill vacancies at our up-coming AGM, August 11th 2020. The board is a working board which oversees the activities of the following committees: Advocacy (& Local Bike Groups) Fundraising Outreach We are seeking board members who are passionate about seeing More People Biking More Often in Winnipeg. Skills in the following areas are desirable, but

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Notice of Bike Winnipeg AGM

Bike Winnipeg will be holding our rescheduled Annual General Meeting Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 as an online event, and we are hoping that you can participate with us. Date: Tuesday, August 11thStart Time: 7 pmEnd Time: 9 pmWhere: Webinar – Register in advance for this webinar here: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. As we continue

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Welcoming Summer Staff

Bike Winnipeg is excited to welcome five students to the team this summer. Over the next several weeks they will be working to create digital content, planing events, revamping our website and working with volunteers. Mia Hildebrandt  Hi, I’m Mia and I am the communications strategist for the summer! I’m in a broadcast media program and on the women’s volleyball at NAIT, a college

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Group Rides and Covid-19

With Covid-19 restrictions on gatherings lifting, we are happy to announce that Bike Winnipeg will be rebooting our spring/summer/fall rides programs. To help ensure the safety of our ride participants, volunteers, and staff, we will be adhering to social distancing protocol and we ask that everyone maintain a 2m distance between each other at stops and while riding. Sites have been selected to ensure

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Ride Marshal Orientations

Parks & Trails of South St. Vital

With restrictions on gatherings lifting, we are rebooting our spring/summer/fall rides program, and as always will be depending on our volunteer ride marshals to make these rides a success. If you are interested in becoming a ride marshal for Bike Winnipeg, we will be holding two ride marshal orientation sessions in June & July. Ride marshals will help lead rides and manage traffic along

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