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Bike Week 2017

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Bike Week is an annual event to celebrate cycling in Lunenburg County and promote the benefits of cycling for active transportation and recreation!

Join us for group rides, deals at local businesses, a 10 days of cycling challenge and more from June 2 to June 11!

 

 

Bike Week web sign upA Week of Great Events!

10 Days of Cycling Pledge
Sign up and pledge to ride your bike everyday for the 10 days of Bike Week! Your name will be entered in a draw for a basket full of amazing cycling swag! Post a photo during one of your bike rides on the South Shore Connect Facebook page using hashtag #10daysofcycling and have your name entered again for more chances to win! Sign up at www.bridgewater.ca.

Punch Card Challenge
This mini version of Bridgewater Parks & Recreation’s popular Punch Card Challenge will be set up during Bike Week. Hop on your bike and locate six top secret punch stations along the Centennial Trail. Pick up a map with hints to get to the locations at the Bridgewater Parks & Recreation office at 60 Pleasant Street in Bridgewater. Once you find all the locations & punch your card, return to the office to win prizes!

Deals at Local Businesses
Visit some of Bridgewater’s amazing local businesses and restaurants while you’re out for a bike ride and receive deals at participating businesses! Bring in your helmet and receive a discount or gift with purchase at the following downtown businesses during Bike Week! For more on these great deals, see below!

For more information please contact:

Britt Vegsund, Active Living Coordinator
Municipality of the District of Lunenburg
Phone: 902.212.0474
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Website: www.modl.ca
210 Aberdeen Rd, Bridgewater NS B4V 4G8

Meghan Doucette, Special Events &
Community Engagement Coordinator
Town of Bridgewater
Phone: 902.530.3634
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Website: www.bridgewater.ca
60 Pleasant St, Bridgewater, NS B4V 3X9

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Special thanks to:
Fancy Pants Café | Sunny Oasis | Treasured Friends | K&S Fashions | The Ark | Maritime Made Shoppe 
River Pub | CO3 | Lanna Thai Kitchen | Kitchen Witch | King Street Shoes

Town of Bridgewater | Municipality of the District of Lunenburg | United Way of Lunenburg County
Sweet Rides Cycling | Spin Your Wheels Bike Shop | Rhumb Line Bike Shop |  Yoga Room of Essence

 

The Town of Bridgewater and Municipality of the District of Lunenburg are teaming up to create a fun and exciting bike week this year. As part of the festivities a number of local businesses are offering deals to folks who choose to ride their bikes during the ten days of Bike Week.

Get involved and get in on some of these great deals!

 Fancy Pants Café -- 15% off any beverage

Sunny Oasis -- 15% off retail items

Treasured Friends -- Tax Free

K & S Fashions -- Tax Free (Regular priced items only)

The Ark -- 15% off purchases

Maritime Made Shoppe -- Buy 1 get 1 free small decals or $5 off a t-shirt

River Pub -- 10% off

CO3 -- Free CO3 co-working day on June 2nd

Lanna Thai Kitchen -- 10% off

Kitchen Witch -- Free honey stick with purchase

King Street Shoes -- 15% off (some exceptions apply)

Yoga Room of Essence – 15% off classes

 


Schedule of Events

Friday, June 2nd
Free Co-Working Day for Cyclists
All Day, 724 King St, Bridgewater

Bring that project you’ve been working on and ride your bike to CO3 for a free co-working day.

Saturday, June 3rd
Bridges of Lunenburg County Group Ride
9AM-2PM meet @ Chester Basin

Sign up to join this leisurely ride from Chester Basin to the Knot Pub in Lunenburg! We will count 11 bridges as we pedal along the rails to trails. Call (902) 541-1336 to sing up.

and

Yoga for Cyclists
11:15AM-12:30PM @ Yoga Room of Essence
373 King St, Bridgewater

Stretch it out in this yoga class designed specifically for cyclists!

Monday, June 5th
Free Coffee & Snacks
7-9AM @ Pijinuiskaq Park
King St by the Old Bridge, Bridgewater

Active transportation is powered by people...and coffee! If you cycle, walk, or use another mode of active transportation to get to work or school on June 5th enjoy a free coffee and treat on us at the beautiful new park in the heart of downtown Bridgewater.

and

Women on Wheels Group Ride
10AM-12PM meet @ Mahone Bay Centre
45 School St, Mahone Bay

Are you a woman looking for a little fun on your bike? Has it been years since you’ve ridden and you’re looking to get back into it in a fun and supportive atmosphere? Join this weekly ride leaving from the Mahone Bay Centre!

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Cycling Basics for Women
6-7:30PM @ Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre
135 North Park St, Bridgewater

Build your cycling confidence in a supportive group atmosphere. This is week one of a 6 week program offered by the Town of Bridgewater’s Parks, Recreation & Culture Department. The fee for all six weeks is $45 including tax. Contact Parks & Rec to register.

and

Yoga for Cyclists
6:45-7:30PM @ Yoga Room of Essence
373 King St, Bridgewater

Stretch it out in this yoga class designed specifically for cyclists!

Tuesday, June 6th
Bike Parade & Celebration
1PM Meet @ Centennial Trail behind Most Wanted Pawn, 360 LaHave St, Bridgewater

Join the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg as they get to the finish line of their 75km ride on their brand new electric bicycle! Join the bicycle parade through downtown Bridgewater and then meet up at the MODL office for a celebration at 2PM.

Thursday, June 8th
Miller Point Parent & Tot Ride
10-11AM @ Miller Point Park
13905 Trunk 3, Dayspring

Hits the trails with us! Bring your little ones and their push bikes, tricycles - anything on wheels. We’ll set off on a scavenger hunt to discover the wonders of the forest. Contact Britt Vegsund at MODL for more information.

and

Bikes for Kids Pick-Up Day
4-8PM @ Bridgewater Mall
421 LaHave St, Bridgewater

The United Way of Lunenburg County Bikes for Kids program will be distributing nearly 60 bikes to families who qualify through the PRO Kids program. Bike selection & registration begins May 16 & bike pick-up is June 8. For more information contact your local PRO Kids representative.

Saturday, June 10th
Michelin Junior Bike Event
10AM-12PM @ Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre
135 North Park St, Bridgewater

Michelin Junior Bike is open to all children ages 5 to 11 & registered participants receive a free bicycle helmet & a chance to win great prizes. Space is limited so register online at www.michelinjuniorbike.ca