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Ready, set, let’s roll with the official launch of the Downtown Bike Network!

We’re throwing a party to celebrate the amazing work that the community and City of Edmonton have accomplished. It’s your bike party and everyone’s invited.

Saturday August 26, 2017

Time: 10am-3pm
Opening Ceremony: 11am Federal Building Plaza, 9820-107 Street
Where: All over the Downtown Bike Network!

Bike Party Event Map

Cycle in the City Bike Party Event Map

Find out where the pitstops are and explore the Downtown Bike Network with us on August 26.

The Five Pitstops

Main Stage
Federal Building Plaza, 9820-107 Street

Kick off at the Legislature Grounds (Federal Building Plaza) with the opening ceremony at 11am, but come early to check out:

  • Opening Ceremony featuring Mayor Iveson, Andrew Ference, Amy Shostak and more!

  • Starting point for food bike tours presented by Food Bike Tours

  • Velofix mobile fix-it shop featuring bike how-tos (every 30 min)

  • Bike rentals by Revolution Cycle

  • Edmonton Bicycle Commuters merch booth

  • Alberta Health Services helmet demo

  • Sheriff Bike Patrols

  • Volunteer booth

  • Paths for People booth

  • Food trucks and music

Education Avenue powered by NorQuest College and the Bike Street Team
102 Avenue between 106-107  Street

Get schooled on your Bike-ology 101! Learn how to roll through the network and get expert advice on navigate all the new features on your bike.

  • The Bike Street team will be on hand to explain how to use the network, including giving free tours (12:30pm and 2pm)

  • Learn how to use the ETS bus bike rack

  • Stop by the Norquest table for some great giveaways

  • Chat with the Park Rangers

  • Get your bike tuned up by the EBC Bike Doctor sponsored by MLA David Shepherd

  • Grab a bite at a food truck and listen to some great tunes

Go Green with Blatchford and MacEwan University
SW corner of 105 Street and 105 Avenue

Enjoy the sweet (sustainable) life with bike games, music, local food and more.

  • Snap a selfie at the Blatchford photo booth

  • Taste some honey from the MacEwan beehives

  • Spin up a treat using the bike blender

  • Get your bike tuned up by the Edmonton Bicycle Commuters' Bike Doctor

  • Play games and win prizes with MacEwan's Office of Sustainability and Transportation

  • Stop by the tents for North Edmonton Business Association and the City of Edmonton Environmental Strategies

Urban Commuter Zone
The Armature, 96 Street between Jasper Avenue and 103 Avenue

Make bike shorts cool again while you do free High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) classes, try out some new bikes and plan your next adventure.

  • Step up to a free HIIT class presented by Blitz Conditioning and Integration Pilates (10am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm)

  • Plan your next adventure with Exodus Travel

  • Ride a demo with Revolution Cycle

  • Grab a tasty bite and listen to sweet tunes

Family Fun Zone
Downtown Edmonton Community League, 10042-103 Street

Bike decorating, music, games and more for the whole family!

  • Decorate the family squad's bikes with the Downtown Edmonton Community League

  • Test your mad bike skillz on the Sprockids Bike Obstacle Course (12 yrs and younger) presented by Giant Edmonton

  • Take a sip of some tasty Transcend Coffee

  • Give high-5s to the CASA Tour of Alberta mascot!

  • Jam out to some sweet tunes from a live DJ

Cycle Passport Contest

How to Participate in the Cycle Passport Contest:

  1. Pick-up a Cycle Passport at any of the Event Information Booths, they are located at each Pit Stop along the network
  2. Travel the network and visit all five (5) pit stops
  3. While at each pit stop, check-in with the Event Information Booth to answer a trivia question about the Bike Network and Bike Safety
  4. Receive a stamp for answering the trivia question
  5. Once all five (5) pit stops have been completed, fill out the ballot information on the backside of the Cycle Passport
  6. Drop-off completed Cycle Passport to any Event Information Booth draw drum to be entered for chance to win

Cycle Passport Prizes Up For Grabs:

Grand Prize: Family Bicycles from Revolution Cycle (valued up to $1000)

Secondary Prize: Bicycle Backpack courtesy of Two-Wheel Gear

Official Contest Rules:

All participants understand and agree that the personal information provided for this contest will be used for the purpose of selecting and notifying contest winners.

All participants understand and agree that all personal information is collected under the authority of section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) and is protected by the privacy provisions of FOIP.

How To Enter:

No Purchase Necessary

To enter, simply submit an entry at the Cycle in the City Bike Party on August 26, 2017.

Ballots can be picked up at any information booth located at five (5) pit stops around the downtown bike network, Cycle in the City event:

All entries must include your first and last name, phone number and email address.

To be eligible, entries must be completed and received on or by 3pm MST on August 26, 2017 for the grand prize draw. Contest is open to residents of the Edmonton Capital Region. Incomplete ballots may be disqualified. City of Edmonton is not responsible for lost, misdirected or delayed entries.

The contest is sponsored by City of Edmonton.

To enter and to be eligible to win, entrant must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.

Prizes

There are 2 (two) Prize packages to be awarded. The prize packages are valued at no more than $1,000.

Prizes must be accepted as awarded. The Prizes may not be sold, transferred and are not convertible to cash. City of Edmonton reserves the right to substitute the Prizes in whole or in part in the event that the Prizes are unavailable.

On or after August 26, 2017 at approximately 4pm MST, a random draw for the Prizes will take place from all eligible entries received during the Contest Period. The first entry drawn on the draw date will be eligible to win the Prize.

The odds of winning a Prize will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period. City of Edmonton, acting reasonably, will attempt to contact potential winners by email within two (2) business days after the draw. In the event a potential winner cannot be contacted within 2 business days after the draw, he or she will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be drawn. Proof of identification must be provided upon request. In order to be declared a winner, a potential winner must first correctly answer, unaided, a time limited mathematical skill testing question administered by City of Edmonton staff.

Before being awarded a Prize, potential winner will be required to sign and return within the time stipulated by the Contest Sponsors, a full release and indemnity form stating that he/she has read and understood these official rules and regulations ("Rules"), grants all consents required, authorizes City of Edmonton to broadcast, publish and disseminate his/her name, city of residence, photograph, likeness, nickname and voice, in connection with any promotion or publicity, and/or for general news, entertainment and information purposes at no additional compensation to the potential winner, beyond the awarding of the Prize, accepts the Prize as offered and releases City of Edmonton from any and all liability of any kind arising out of the potential winner's participation in this Contest and receipt and use of the Prize.

In the event that a potential winner does not comply with all the provisions as contemplated in these Rules, City of Edmonton shall have the right to disqualify a potential winner and draw an alternate potential winner and City of Edmonton shall be fully and completely released and discharged from any liability or responsibility in this regard. The provisions and procedures referred to above relating to selection and notification of a potential winner, if applicable, shall be applied, with the necessary amendments, until a qualified winner has been duly selected, but in any event, no later than September 15, 2017.

By entering this Contest the entrants and participants automatically agree to accept and abide by these Rules. All decisions of City of Edmonton with respect to any aspect of this Contest, including without limitation the eligibility of entries, are final and binding on all entrants in all matters as they relate to this Contest.

All entries become property of City of Edmonton who assumes no responsibility for garbled, lost, late, delayed, destroyed or misdirected mail, or any computer errors or malfunctions. No correspondence will be entered into except with entrants requesting Rules by mail or requesting names of prize winners (for which a self-addressed, postage paid envelope must be included).

The City of Edmonton does not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, seeding or printing errors, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone or computer line or network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof. Entry materials-data that have been tampered with or altered are void. If for any reason, in the opinion of the City of Edmonton in its sole discretion, the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, or if the administration, security, fairness, integrity or the proper conduct of the Contest is corrupted or adversely affected, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond its control, the City of Edmonton reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify, amend, extend or suspend the Contest including cancelling any method of entry, and select a winner from previously received eligible entries.

The City of Edmonton reserves the right to modify the Rules without materially affecting the terms and conditions hereof. The City of Edmonton reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of the Rules or otherwise in a disruptive manner.

Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. By entering this Contest, each entrant consents to the collection, use and distribution of his or her personal information (information that identifies an entrant as an individual, such as home telephone number, age and home address) by the City of Edmonton for the purposes of implementing, administering and fulfilling this Contest. The City of Edmonton will not sell or transmit this information to third parties except for the purposes of administering this Contest. Any inquiry concerning the personal information held by the City of Edmonton should be addressed to:

City of Edmonton
11th floor, 10111 - 104th Avenue
Edmonton, AB
T5J 1E7

All entries shall be destroyed after the conclusion of the Contest.

In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of the Contest Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest related materials, including but not limited to the Contest entry form, or print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of the Contest Rules shall prevail, govern and control.

All intellectual property, including but not limited to trademarks, trade-names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source codes, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by the City of Edmonton. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.

But wait...there’s more!

Food Bike Tours

Take the tasty route by going on one of the FREE food tours presented by Food Bike Tours. Tours begin at 10am, 12pm, and 2pm, and start at the Main Stage. Pre-registration is sold out, but stop by the booth for last-minute tickets.

Outdoor Fitness

Presented by Blitz Conditioning and Integration Pilates, join one of the free High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), pilates and injury prevention classes at Urban Commuter Alley. Classes kick off at: 10am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm.

No pedals? No problem.

We’re celebrating how the new Network will benefit cyclists, pedestrians and motorists alike. We’ll also have bike rentals available at the Main Stage. You'll need a credit card in order to rent a bike.

At every pitstop:

  • A food truck (or more than one!) and music
  • Info booth with volunteers explaining about the Downtown Bike Network
  • First Aid

Wanna continue the party?

Explore all of the other Downtown events including Experience Jasper Ave and the City Market on 104 Street.

Let us know you're coming!

Head over to our Facebook Event to let us know you'll be there (with the squad, of course).

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In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555
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