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Posted on: May 21, 2019

[ARCHIVED] June is Bike Month

Celebrate Bike Month in the Town of Banff with these fun, free activities:

Try-it Biking
If you're new to biking or have never biked before, join biking coach Tracey Gage on this two hour program to give you the basics to become a successful rider. 
Sunday, June 2, 2-4 p.m.
Pre-registration required
If you need a bike for the program contact

Banff Elementary School Bike Rodeo
Volunteer for this fabulous fun event on two wheels. Help guide and cheer on about 100 students in Grades 2 and 3 as they hit the road with an RCMP escort and several on-route stations. 
Several short shifts available, between 9:30 a.m. and noon. No cycling experience needed, and anyone with traffic marshaling welcome! 
Wednesday, June 5, 9:30 a.m. – noon
Contact to volunteer.

Bike Maintenance Clinic 
Snowtips/Bactrax staff will teach you how to change a flat, fix your chain and make other minor repairs. This workshop is about learning the basics every rider should know before heading out on the road or trails. For ages 14 .
Tuesday, June 11, 7 – 8 p.m.
225 Bear Street
Pre-registration required. Course Code: EV-BI-BI-01

Morning Bike & Hike 
Enjoy a casual ride out to Sundance Canyon and then hike the canyon as a group. Bring a lunch for a picnic afterwards. For all ages.
Wednesday, June 19, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Pre-registration required. Course Code: EV-BI-FA-01 
Volunteers needed 

Historical Bike Tour of Banff
Learn fun facts about the history of Banff while getting some fresh air and exercise. Led by the Town of Banff Heritage Coordinator. For ages 16 .
Thursday, June 20, 6 – 8 p.m.
Meet at Banff Town Hall
Pre-registration required. Course Code: EV-BI-HI-28

Big Red Ride 
Ride to socialize or ride to exercise. All ability levels welcome on our four-seater 55 Adaptive Electric Bike. Call 403.675.3000. Free 
Tuesdays & Thursdays 
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 
Starts June 4 
Volunteer to drive the Big RED Ride. If you’re comfortable riding a bike, enjoy working with seniors, can commit to five rides and can attend some training sessions in May, please consider volunteering. 
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