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Let’s Bike Month at Carleton

Throughout June, Healthy Workplace is teaming up with Sustainability Carleton to bring Let’s Bike Month Ottawa to Carleton University. This exciting initiative features a variety of engaging events, including a free cycling workshop and bike tune-ups, encouraging everyone to hop on their bikes and explore the city on two wheels. Experience a more active and sustainable alternative for your daily commutes to and from campus.

Let’s Bike Month Ottawa inspires the Ottawa community to use bicycles for transportation, promoting the environmental benefits of cycling over driving. Participants can track their impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.

5 Ways to you can participate in Bike Month!

1. Join the Road Ravens

Join Sustainability Carleton & Healthy Workplace’s team, Road Ravens, and log your rides throughout June for a chance to win awesome prizes! Engage in friendly competition with friends and colleagues, positively impact the planet, and save money on gas. Let’s be more active and lead a sustainable lifestyle together.

Register & Join the Road Ravens team!

2. Sign up for a FREE bike tune-up

Sustainability Carleton is hosting free bike tune-ups for faculty, staff, and students on campus on Monday June 10th! Let Tall Tree Cycles give your bike a quick summer tune-up to ensure it’s road-worthy so you can enjoy Ottawa’s cycling paths. Register by June 6th for a chance to get a tune-up. Note: Only basic maintenance will be performed, but advice can be provided for further work if needed.

Visit the Sustainability Website to register for a chance to receive a free bike tune-up
(Limited spaces available).

3. Attend a FREE Let’s Bike Ottawa Workshop

Presented by Let’s Bike Ottawa and delivered by a friendly, experienced cyclist, this workshop will provide participants with answers to commonly asked questions. You’ll learn about how to navigate Ottawa by bike: tips, infrastructure and general best practices with lots of time for questions and answers!  This workshop is adapted for cyclists of every age and ability.

Join us on Thursday, June 20 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm in Tory Building – Room 506 for an Urban Cycling: Tips and Infrastructure workshop.

Register for the Urban Cycling workshop.

4. Don’t have a bike? Utilize Carleton’s Bike Loan Program!

Supporting Carleton University’s sustainability goals, the bike loan program is available to all continuing faculty and staff members. Visit the Sustainability Website to learn more.

5. Connect with Ottawa’s Cycling Community

Looking to connect with other cyclists? Join the many free community events, tours, and workshops hosted by Let’s Bike Ottawa throughout June.

Visit the Let’s Bike website for more information

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to make a positive impact on your health and the environment. Join us for Let’s Bike Month at Carleton University!