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2024 Events

2023 Events

  • October 19th Join us at 7-8pm for our AGM being held at the Dawe Library.

  • First Fridays of the month -Cap Cruise with Wheelers Bicycle Repair!
    7pm - 9pm at Canada 150 Square
    Join Nathan in Capstone for free monthly bike cruises across Red Deer's Waskasoo Park trail system. All are welcome, whatever your skill level - fun comes first! All you need is your bike gear and water bottle (helmets are required if under 18). The bike cruise will last approximately 1.5 hours with post-ride thirst quenching at Troubled Monk immediately following! 

  • June 17, 2023 AB Bike Swap Calgary

  • June 4-10 Commuter Challenge City of Red Deer Coordinator is Danielle Carpenter. Email her if you have any further questions.

  • June 1-30 ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge Grand Prize to the City who wins of $10,000!

  • June 2-10th Pedal Poll 2023! Thank you to our volunteers who came out to count! 

  • May 13, 2023 Myeloma Canada Ride. Register HERE

  • April 22, 2023 Cycle for Central AB - 8am to 8pm at The Golden Circle! Come cheer us on! Find out about Heather Lawrence's story. Sponsor our riders - go HERE

  • April 1-30 Register for 30 Days of Biking Here

2022 Events​

October 2 Garlic City Market

Thank you to everyone who visited us and became members!

  • We have Garlic City Market coming back now on Sunday, October 2 at the Common Ground Garden site just a block west of Troubled Monk Brewery from 11am to 5pm ish (weather permitting).

  • Go HERE to check out all the fun!

  • With a focus on bike repair and prepping for winter cycling

  • Because parking is limited in Capstone, we're trying to promote bus, cycling, walking, etc. to the site instead of driving. We could also build some pallet wood bike racks to encourage more cycling in the months ahead. 

October 3-14

September 29

  • AGM 7pm at the Dawe Library 56 Holt St. Red Deer  

July 27

   RED DEER, AB!​ $100,000 to go toward local physical activity and sport initiatives.

June 7-12

Thank you to all our Volunteers!

As you know, Vélo Canada Bikes' big Bike Month activity is Pedal Poll/Sondo Vélo, which took place June 7th - 12th. During that week there were hundreds of volunteers out counting cyclists, getting their data included in our national data set. While VCB is taking the next couple of months to put all the collected data together, here are a few numbers on Pedal Poll/Sondo Vélo 2022

- Over 900 Volunteers

- 72 Communities

- 30 Focus Communities

- Over 1,500 hrs of volunteers counting

Thank you to everyone who participated, promoted, and supported PPSV2022!

June 8

Clean Air Day

Go to City of Red Deer HERE to see what it's all about

Watch this video starting at 14:40 for RDABC's promotion for Clean Air.

We were promoting it at Kerry Wood Nature Centre that day.

June 5-11

April 1-April 30

For the fun of it, join people from around the world who will cycle any distance every day for the month of April!​

2021 Events

October 21, 2021 

Annual General Mtg. via Zoom

July & August

RDABC had received a City of Red Deer grant for our application to host 3 Community Bike Fairs and up to 8 Community Conversations! We partnered with the City Parks and Rec department. These folks held week-long neighbourhood engagement activities.

Thank you to everyone who participated and shared ideas with us. A summary will be coming of this grant project.

We hosted 3 Community Bike Fairs & did 8 Community Conversations! 

1. July 8 - West Park AC,

3811 57 Avenue
2. July 15 - Oriole Park AC,

5 Ogden Ave

3. July 22 - Aspen Heights School, 5869 69 St Dr

4. July 29 - Clearview Meadows AC, 93 Cornett Drive

5. August 5 - Grandview AC,

4510 41 Avenue

6. August 12 - Fairview School,

5901 55 St

7. August 19 - Eastview Estates,

120 Ellenwood Dr

8. August 26 - Elizabeth Seton School, 35 Addinell Ave

Bike Fairs were on the dates below

with Door Prizes, a Draw & Refreshments

1. July 24th 2-4pm Kentwood Alliance Church

2. July 29th 4:00-6:00 pm

Clearview Meadows
3. August 12th 4:00-6:00 pm Riverside Meadows

June 1-30

  • The ParticipACTION Challenge. Top prize of $10,000 went to North Grenville for their city! Go HERE to see the results for each province

June 1-30

June 1-6

April 1-30

February 11 & 12

February 12​

2020 Events

  • Cycling thru COVID-19 Photo Contest


       30 Days of Biking

2019 Events

  • August 11, 2019 Cyclovia Red Deer returned 10 a.m.-2 p.m.! Downtown Red Deer!​​​ What a great time we had! See the photos HERE!

Money raised went to support Central AB Mental Health Association & Central AB Brain Injury Society.

  • August 9th Cycle Tourism Around the World, come hear our guest speakers! 6pm-8pm Snell Auditorium, Downtown RD Public Library. Great presentations by our 3 guests.

  • July 17th 9am We're in the Westerner Parade! Join us! See the photos HERE!

  • July 11th 10am-4pm               

30 Days of Biking Final Group Ride to Lacombe  Meet at the Dawe Library.​ Perfect weather, lunch at Morrison House, what a great day!

June 1st to Kerry Wood Nature Centre. Weather was perfect!

June 8th Waskasoo Trail to Red Deer Farmer's Market. Weather held up and explored some nature along the way.

June 15th to the Dawe Community Bike Fair & Repair Cafe. Lots happening at the Dawe!

June 22nd to Heritage Ranch.

June 29th to Discovery Canyon 

Last guided ride!

  • June 5th 3-7pm 

   Clean Air Day Event at Kerry       Wood Nature Center. There will be a Bike Tune-up Clinic and a Guided Ride to Mackenzie Trails.

What a fun time we had!

     Click here for photos.

  • June 3rd World Bike Day      ReThink Red Deer & Climate Leadership Lab brings you Ed Talks - Gary Millard, President of Bike Calgary, will speak on Bicycling? What's Not to Love -

7-8:30pm in the Snell Auditorium at the Downtown Public Library. What a great evening with great insight regarding how to make cycling safer. Click here to see the photos.

  • June 2-8th National Commuter Challenge. Not to late to sign up and put in last weeks CO2 reducing activities! Click here.

  • May 22nd Central AB Regional Trails Society (C.A.R.T.S.) AGM Click HERE for more info. Let's link our communities!​​

  • April 21st Eggstravaganza at the Kerry Wood Nature Center 1-4pm. Great fun, new members and prizes won!

  • April 1-30th

30 Days of Biking


NEXT UP: Group ride 11th at 10am Meet at the Dawe Library RSVP Tatiana at by July 4th

Way back in 2014

      June 1-7th

     Check the RESULTS! We came in 3rd for our city size! Right behind Victoria! 

Thanks to everyone who participated! See you next year!



  • Freedom Ride 2014 for Magdalene House

July 26-27, 2014 A two hundred km. bike ride from Sylvan Lake to Caroline with an overnight stop at Sanctum Retreat Center.  Nineteen cyclists braved a two hundred km bicycle ride and raised approximately $15,000.  A huge thanks to all our cyclists and their sponsors for making this year so successful. See you in 2015!


      August 16, 2014 Saturday

Cycled 25, 50 or 100km in beautiful Central Alberta! They support safe cycling! A great turnout this year! Over $23K raised for Central AB Mental Health Association!


       September 2-7th

Volunteers needed! The most needed position is the role of Course Marshal, which is crucial for ensuring safety of cyclists and spectators along the route. Other positions are still available, including Volunteer Coordinators at the check-in, individuals interested in festival activations, and hospitality area hosts. Depending on applicants’ interests, there are opportunities to fill other roles, including media operations and television production runners. Interested applicants can register and find more information at

Entering Red Deer on Thursday the 4th!


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