EVENTS      

 

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2020 Events

 #30 Days of Cycling

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!

  • August 10th Berry Architecture Wellness Ride 

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

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

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!

30 Days of Biking

MAKE the PLEDGE! 

NEXT UP:  Group ride 11th at 10am Meet at the Dawe Library RSVP Tatiana at tilly@rdpl.org by July 4th

2018 Events

2017 Events

    Hosted by "rethink red deer"

    A very successful day with new     member sign ups!

It was a beautiful day for our group ride finished off with icecream!

        VOLUNTEERS have been                 found! It's WORTH it!

 Thanks to all the awesome volunteers! A very successful event. See you next year on May 11, 2018!

2016 Events

Friday May 13th - Another great event!

Was it your lucky day?

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Saturday, June 18th from 12:30 till 4pm Another great event day enjoyed by all!

September 17&18th in Canmore

"Cycle Tourism"  Report to follow.

 

2015 EVENTS

 

      Friday, February 13

Read this article: Cycling in Winter, How and Why we should normalize it 

Also: The (not so) secret benefits of cycling in winter

 

 

Met a lot of people interested in bicycle commuting that generated great conversations and signed up a NEW member!

 

 

 

    Pledge to ride your bike every day in April, however far you want, no matter the weather! 

See you in 2016!

 

    May 8, 2015 7:15-8:15pm

    Collicutt Centre, Red Deer

See you next year! Mark your calendars! Friday, May 13, 2016

Enter as an Individual!

    May 31 - June 6, 2015

Check out the results!

 

Saturday

JUNE 20th 12:30 - 5pm

 

 

 

 

PAST EVENTS

 

      Very simply, it's a pledge to ride your bike every day in April, however far you want, no matter what the weather! Thanks to everyone who participated!

 

     May 7 - June 11th

"You Can Ride TWO", a bike program for children with special needs which will run for 6 weeks beginning in May. Thank you to everyone who volunteered! Jan Gervais at 403.340.2606

 

     May 9, 2014 Friday

     How do you donate a bike at Red Deer Bike Swap? In Red Deer on May 9th at Bower Kin Community Centre 85 Boyce Street between 4:00-8:45 please take the bike you want to donate to our bike swap. The Red Deer Optimist group has expressed an interest in picking those bikes up. A well attended event! See you next year!

 

      May 31,2014 4:30-6:30pm 

Canadian Winter and Summer Games Olympian Clara Hughes visits Red Deer on her cross-Canada bike tour for mental health. She arrives May31st @5pm-ish (depending on cycling conditions) at Parkland Mall in front of Safeway. Come early and join the family activities around mental health and healthy living, build a noisemaker to welcome Clara on arrival! Organizations on site will be:

On Saturday June 1, there will be a youth-oriented breakfast to give Clara a great send-off on the next leg of her journey!

Check out the photos from the event!

July 1st, 2014

Clara crosses the Finish Line!

 

 

      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!

 

     June 7 & 8 Red Deer

Just click on this title and register!

 

July 26-27, 2014 A two hundred km. bike ride from Sylvan Lake to Caroline with an overnight stop at Sanctum Retreat Center.  Ninteen 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

Cycle 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 

tourofalberta.ca/volunteer/sign-up

Will be entering Red Deer on Thursday the 4th!

 

 

 

 

 

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