Bike Month in Edmonton

Canadian Commuter Challenge
June 1 – 7
Sign up at to take part in this cross-Canada competition.

Bicycle Movie Nights
Every Mon (7:30 pm),
Metro Cinema

“A Sunday in Hell” is the first feature movie. Monday June 2nd at 730pm. 

Come to see Barb’s Bike Shorts, win door prizes and see a stunning racing movie


‘A Sunday In Hell’ is probably the finest
cycling film ever made. It’s over one hundred 
minutes of finely-calculated suspense that leaves the viewer limp 
from vicarious pain and excitement. Once a year the Paris-Roubaix road 
race taxes the energy of Europe’s best riders, Eddy Merckx, De 
Vlaminick, Franceco Moser, Freddy Maertens etc. 

(Editors note: Apparently i have to come do a brief intro before the film. Come watch me fear public speaking and stutter a whole ton)

Bike Salons

Every Tue (7 – 9 pm),
Three Bananas Café (Sir Winston Churchill Sq)
Discussion nights on a range of bike topics including winter cycling, adventure travel and cycle touring.

Bike-to-work breakfasts
Every Fri (7 – 9 am),
various locations
Free breakfasts, tune-ups and tardy slips for cyclists on their way to work.

Bicycle writing circle
Thu, June 5 (10 am – noon),
The Carrot (9351 – 118 Ave)
Come pen your best ode to the bike or rant at the automobile.

Bike Jewelry Workshop

Thu, Jun 5 (7 – 9:30 pm),
Harcourt House (10215 – 112 St)
Learn to make jewelry from salvaged bike parts. Registration required at

Mocktails on the bridge

Thu, Jun 12 & Jun 26 (4 – 6 pm),
Ezio Farone Park (North end of High Level Bridge)
Free smoothies made by a bicycle-powered blender and bike tune-ups.

24 Hour repair-a-thon
Starts Sat, Jun 14 (noon),
Bikeworks (10047 – 80 Ave, Alley entrance)
A 24-hour bike repair marathon hosted at the Edmonton Bicycle Commuters’ shop. Stop by for a free tune-up or to help out.

Ride-in Movie
Sat, Jun 21 (11 pm),
Victoria Cricket Pitch (River Valley Road)
An open-air showing of the ‘80s classic The Goonies and judging of the “blow your own horn” writing competition.

Bikeology Festival

Sat, Jun 28 (Noon – 5 pm),
Beaver Hills House Park (Jasper Ave & 105 St)
The annual festival, featuring entertainment, prizes, information and a homemade bike trailer contest.

There is a ton of coverage over at and at the Edmonton Bicycle Commuters webpage so head on over and check it out!




One Response to “Bike Month in Edmonton”

  1. Hot Sauce Says:

    If it’s bike month in Edmonton we all think it’s time for RL’s 18 questions.

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