Go Bike Montreal Festival – May 26 to June 2, 2019 LiveEvents May 25, 2019 1167 Go Bike Montreal Festival Getting together, having fun, creating memories – that’s what it’s all about! The popular events of Go Bike Montreal Festival are a wonderful opportunity to bike stress-free with family and friends along an untimed route, in the company of thousands of other two-wheel enthusiasts. Like riding a bike, this Festival just comes naturally! Go Bike Montreal Bike to Work Day Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Fed up with traffic jams and pollution? Want to help promote sustainable mobility? Looking for a quick, safe way to commute to work or school? The answer is simple: get on your bike! Square Victoria, 11 am to 3 pm Want to start biking to work? Have questions about safety rules, cycling routes, public transit compatibility? Get the answers on site and make cycling your daily mode of transportation – a healthy choice. E-bikes: The future of urban mobility Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 6 pm, free admission Electric-assist bikes are revolutionizing urban travel. In the Netherlands, e-bike sales already account for 50% of the market. The wave has spread to Europe and China and is about to hit North America, mainly Quebec. No longer deterred by long distances or steep slopes, more and more people will consider commuting by bike. This new reality should influence infrastructure designers and promote, among other things, the development of decent bike parking facilities. Ready for the revolution? Lecture with Christopher Cherry Civil engineer and professor at the University of Tennessee, Christopher Cherry is an international authority on active transportation and emerging vehicle technologies. His work focuses on safety, economic and environmental issues related to sustainable mobility. Conference in English, followed by a question period in French and English. Maison du développement durable, 50 Saint-Catherine Street West Tour la Nuit Friday, May 31, 2019 Start/finish: avenue du Parc The Tour la Nuit is a festive Friday night gathering, where enthusiastic cyclists of all ages form a colourful, luminous parade through the heart of the city. Nocturnal Montreal at its best! Registration mandatory. Route: 21 km Start: 8:15 pm, avenue du Parc The start extends until 9:15 pm Finish: parc Jeanne-Mance Entertainment as of 9:30 pm Treats for Tour participants From 6 pm, at Jeanne-Mance Park Tour de l’Île de Montréal Sunday, June 2, 2019 Start/finish: avenue du Parc The Tour de l’Île is a Sunday biking classic, where thousands of cyclists fill the streets of Montreal with their positive energy and infectious enthusiasm, creating an unforgettable urban festival. 50 OR 25 KM Classic version: 50 km of car-free streets. Possibility of shortening the route to 25 km. Registration mandatory. Start: 9:15 a.m., avenue du Parc The start extends until 10:15 am Related
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