Bike to Work Day Winnipeg 2012

The 5th annual Bike to Work Day Winnipeg was held on Friday, June 22, 2012.

These are some of the many highlights of that year:

  • 3930 Registered Riders (2700 in 2011)
  • 38 Pit Stops (22 in 2011)
  • 4279 cyclists counted riding to work on Bike to Work Day (~13% increase for average June counts) ~ 500 BBQ Party Attendees
  • Over $28 000 In Kind Donations and over $6000 Financial Donations
  • 500 free shirts given away (400 in 2011)
  • Four major grand prizes given away (Schwinn Bike, 2 Bike Trailers and a Vacation Package from Falcon Lake)
  • 30+ participants in the group ride from Assiniboine Park to the Forks
  • 30 + prizes donated and raffled off
  • First time all day pit stop at the Forks
  • Two morning television shows (City TV and Global on location at Bike to Work Day pit stops)
  • New sponsors Lightvisions, FrogBox, Fort Whyte Alive!, Tall Grass Prairie, Schwinn and Chariot Cycle
  • Record number of volunteers and steering committee members
  • Bike to Work Day Promotional Trailer Shot and promoted through Facebook and YouTube

More Riding Tips

Check out some of the great riding tips to help you enjoy Bike Week.

ABC Quick Check for your bike

Keeping your bike safe

Bike skills videos