Join us at
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Morning Session: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Afternoon Session: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
All sessions are free to attend.
This Bike Summit is all about fun.
Bike Rodeos. Family group rides. Great speakers. Telling us what cycling routes you want developed. This event is about riding, learning, and being engaged.
The City of Thunder Bay and the Thunder Bay District Health Unit present the 2017 Thunder Bay Bike Summit, sponsored by Confederation College. See event schedule for full list of activities.
Free Activities for all ages and skills
Kids Bike Rodeo
Free Bike Rodeos at the Bike Summit. Helmet fit – Brakes – Gears - Bike Safety Check-up and more! Professional cycling instructors will be teaching essential skills. All abilities welcome. Ages 7-13.Register for Bike Rodeo
Family Group Ride
Free family group rides with professional cycling instructors on fun, safe routes around Chapples Park. Designed for the family, these rides are appropriate for riders of all ages.Register for Family Ride
Adult Group Rides
Tour the City’s newest cycling infrastructure and learn about future cycling routes on this free adult group ride. Led by professional instructors, the tour is good for people ages 10+ and parents pulling bike trailers.Register for Adult Ride
Tune-Ups and Bike Shops
Thunder Bay's three local bike shops will be on-hand to help fix up your bike. With pop-up shops, check out the newest gear, learn from the experts, and get a bit of help.
Family Bike Swap
Thunder Bay’s first Bike Swap! Donate a bike, pick-up a bike, swap a little bike for a big bike! Geared for families with growing kids, Community Spokes will be your bike cupid.
Black Sheep Obstacle Course
The biggest mountain bike club in the Northwest! Black Sheep will host an obstacle course for you to try your hand at mountain biking. Love it? Join the club.
The fun doesn’t end with the rides and shops! Booths, Displays, Food, and Games, all for you.
Brian Hollingworth, P.Eng, is IBI’s Project Director for the City’s new Transportation Master Plan and Active Transportation Plan. With 21 years of transportation planning experience, he will share what Canada’s leading cities are doing and what he hopes to see in Thunder Bay.
Adam Krupper is Thunder Bay’s Mobility Coordinator. He has guided the implementation of walking and cycling infrastructure in the City since 2009. He will present on Thunder Bay’s successes, infrastructure plans for 2017, and what needs to happen next.
Jamie Stuckless is the Executive Director of Share the Road Cycling Coalition. As part of the team that awarded Thunder Bay a ‘Bronze’ Bike-Friendly Community Award in 2015, Jamie will present our community’s successes and next steps to become a truly bikeable place.
Have Your Say:
We want to make Thunder Bay one of the finest cycling cities in Ontario. To do that, we need to hear from you!
The City is creating a new Transportation Master Plan and a new Active Transportation Plan; these Plans are the heart and soul of the City’s transportation future.
The Bike Summit is your chance to shape these plans. Where do you want to ride? What do future cycling routes will look like? What would make you feel safe walking and riding?
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