Winter Bike Week is a week-long series of events to celebrate winter cycling. Many people in Halifax already cycle all year round, and for those who are on the fence, we have some exciting learning and inspirational opportunities to support you to take the leap into year-round cycling, no matter how chilly it is. If you're looking for winter cycling tips check out our Cycling in Winter page. We will also be posting winter cycling tips and tricks leading up to and during Winter Bike Week to help you get out and enjoy the fresh air and freedom of cycling in the winter.
This year's program of events is fully virtual - meaning all events and activities are taking place online. This is due to the public health restrictions in place to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Never-the-less we will have some opportunities for you to get out and cycle by yourself or with friends or family who are part of your "bubble".
Check out our program below. Stay tuned for a few more events and activities to come. If your business or organization wants to offer an event or activity visit our blog to learn more about opportunities to get involved!
- Get a promo code for a $40 credit on any new Communauto Atlantic membership when you share a photo of yourself and your bike during Winter Bike Week on Twitter or Instagram. You must tag HCC (@IBIKEHFX on Twitter or @cyclehalifax on Instagram) AND Communauto Atlantic (@communauto_atl on Twitter & Instagram) and use #WinterBikeWeek.
- East Peak Climbing (6408 Quinpool Road) is offering 15% off for anyone who arrives at the gym by bike during Winter Bike Week! Get an additional 15% off if you share a photo of your bike at their bike racks on social media and tag them (@eastpeakhfx) and us (@cyclehalifax).
- Participate in the Winter Cycling Challenge and post photos on Instagram and Twitter while completing the challenges to be entered to win a prize pack from the Halifax Cycling Coalition and Cyclesmith.
- Velofix Nova Scotia is offering a Basic, Major, or Full Overhaul tune-up for your bike between February 7 and February 20 for 15% off labour. Bookings can be made on their website. You pick the time and place and they come to you. When booking online, add #WinterBikeWeek to the notes section and the discount will be applied upon job completion.
- Bicycle Nova Scotia is offering a chance to win a copy of Where to Cycle in Nova Scotia. You must take a photo of your winter bike ride, post the photo on Instagram on Twitter and use #WinterBikeWeekNS and #BikeNS to enter.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13
7pm to 8pm - Bike Trivia Night
Winter Bike Week is generously supported by the Halifax Regional Municipality.
Box 3, 2nd Floor
Halifax, NS B3K 1C5