Winter Bike Week 2021

Winter Bike Week is happening from February 7 to 13, 2021. We've posted individual events separately and you can find the overall schedule of events on this page.


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!

 

ALL WEEK

- Visit any Halifax Public Library branch and check out their winter cycling-themed book display, or pick up a copy of the Halifax Cycling Handbook.

- 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.

- Spin to Win at Halifax Cycles. Ride your bike to Halifax Cycles at 3600 Kempt Road and spin to win a discount card up to 40% off for service or accessories.

- Cycle to the Oxford Taproom (6418 Quinpool Road) or the Garrison Brewery (1149 Marginal Road) and get $1 off pints during Winter Bike Week.

- 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

6pm to 7pm - Intro to Winter Bike Commuting Workshop in partnership with Fusion Halifax & Velofix Nova Scotia

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10

7pm to 8:30pm - Growing Halifax's Cycling Network Info Session hosted by Active Transportation Planners from the Halifax Regional Municipality 

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11

6pm to 8pm - BIKE MINDS HALIFAX: Winter Storytelling Event in partnership with BIKE MINDS

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12

All day - WinterBikeALoopza hosted by Winter Bike to Work Day

7am to 5pm - Rise & Grind at Dilly Dally Cafe

7pm to 8:30pm - Bike Love - Virtual Film Night in partnership with Filmed by Bike

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13

7pm to 8pm - Bike Trivia Night

 

 

 

Winter Bike Week is generously supported by the Halifax Regional Municipality.


 

When
February 7th, 2021 12:01 AM through February 13th, 2021 11:59 PM
Location
5557 Cunard Street
Box 3, 2nd Floor
Halifax, NS B3K 1C5
Canada
Contact
Phone: 902-802-8004

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