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Banff Bike Month

Bike Month
Bike Month
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

Community Social Ride
Join a casual Town Loop ride on any type of bike.
Safety is the priority. Fun is inevitable. Nobody gets left behind!
About 1 hour, depending on weather.
Thursday, June 13, 4:30 p.m. start
Meet at Central Park Gazebo

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 403.762.1251 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.

On the road tune-up
Get your bike ready for its summer commute by bringing it to the Bike Fix-It Stations in Central Park or The Fenlands Recreation Centre. Pump up your tires or make minor repairs with the tools provided. Don't know how to fix a bike? Scan the QR Code on the front of the station for instructions. Once you’re ready to hit the road, you’ll find lots of bike racks everywhere you want to go.

Self-guided rides
  • Banff Legacy Trail - a scenic 17 km paved path that connects Banff and Canmore to the east, and Vermilion Lakes and Highway 1A to Lake Louise to the west. The trip from Banff townsite to Vermilion Lakes is an easy ride that takes you past the beautiful lakes, water fowl and other wildlife. This paved multi-use trail, completed in 2010 to commemorate the 125th anniversary of Banff National Park.
  • Mountain bike trails – go for a ride on trails close to town. Ride the Spray River Loop or head to the Tunnel Bench Loop. Parks Canada has a list of approved mountain bike trails: Biking in Banff National Park