Bicycle Expo

bicycle expo

Halifax Cycling Coalition Bicycle Expo 2015

June 14th, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Location: Emera Oval (5775 Cogswell Street)

The Halifax Cycling Coalition presents the Bicycle Expo. This free, all-ages event will feature kids’ events, safety workshops, great food, prizes, live music, and more! Halifax’s bike shops will have their best urban bicycles on display all day. Come celebrate our vibrant cycling culture at one of Halifax’s premiere event spaces.

Thank you to Halifax Water for providing a bottle filling station that everyone can use during the event!

Free Events

To register your child for any event, please click this link.

9-10am: Southwest Sunday Cycle, starts and ends at the Bicycle Expo (click here to register by June 9)
11am-12pm: Youth and family ride, starts and ends at the Bicycle Expo (click here to register by June 9)
12pm: Kids’ races (ages 4-10)
1pm: Concert by the Wilderbeats
Kids’ obstacle course – a fun place to ride and develop riding skills for ages 7 and under
Trailflow Kids’ off-road riding
 
More to come…

Free Clinics

11:00am Tire repair 101 – MEC
11:30am Nutrition and Cycling – Diana Chard, Registered Dietitian
12:00pm Weekly maintenance routines (TBD)
12:30pm Cycling and the household budget – Jordann Brown, blogger
1:00pm Choosing the right bicycle – Shawn/Velolab
1:30pm Reading from The Push & the Pull – Darryl Whetter, author
2:00pm Trip planning – Emily Macdonald, HCC
2:30pm Dressing for the weather – Emily Macdonald, HCC

 

More to come…

Vendors

Giant Women’s Tour
MEC – offering free safety checks
Moksha Yoga – free yoga for cyclists
North Brewing will have a beer garden on-site from 12-4pm, serving samples of their products
Poppa Smokes – offering brunch 10-11:30am, and their regular menu for the rest of the event

Non-Profit Organizations

More to come…
To become a vendor (free for non-profits!), email expo@cyclehalifax.ca for more details
To volunteer at the event, email contact@cyclehalifax.ca

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