Pit Stops will be set up around the City to offer repairs, treats and activities to cyclists on their way to work. For the first time, Red River College is participating in Bike to Work Day by hosting a Pit Stop and offering escorted group bike rides to campus.
RRC Bike to Work Day Pit Stop – 6:30-9AM
Join us on the northside of the Omand’s Creek Footbridge (see map) on your way to cycling to work. Come by on your way to work to fuel up and join in the fun.
- Coffee, water and breakfast treats
- Tools and expertise to help with minor on-the-go repairs and maintenance
- Music and fun activities
- Bike Raffle tickets for sale
- Information on the College’s new Transportation Plan
Bike to Work Day Bike Buddy Group Rides
Whether you are a novice cyclist who would like to ride with experienced riders or you just want to join a group ride, we have recruited some of the College’s veteran commuters to lead group rides to campus. Below is a list of group rides you can join on Friday morning. If you would like to participate in one, please register so we have an idea of how many people to expect. These rides will go at a comfortable pace to accommodate less-experienced cyclists.
Group Ride: RRC Bike to Work Day Pit Stop to NDC
Experienced cyclists will be leading group rides from the RRC Pit Stop to NDC at the following times (travel time is expected to be about 25 minutes).
Leader: Tyler Steiner (below)
Leader: Patrick Griffith (below)
Leader: Leslie Ternowetsky
Please meet your bike buddy escort at the RRC Pit Stop (northside of the Omand’s Creek footbridge (see map above) 5 minutes before schedule departure time. Register here.
Group Ride: Northeast Winnipeg to EDC
Meet Jody (right) at Sugar Point (the northside of the active transportation bridge at Chief Peguis Trail and the Northeast Pioneers Greenway). The meeting point and route are mapped below.
Route: Sugar Point to the Exchange District Campus
Leaving at 7:40AM, Arriving at EDC at 8:20AM
Register here (note: if you would like to join in further down the route, please make note of that in your registration)