Bike Month

About Bike Month

This June 2024, we’re celebrating our seventh annual Bike Month. Join us in person for fun, interactive, bike-focused events and participate in our Bike Month Photo contest from June 1 to 30. Whether you’re new to cycling or an expert rider, you’ll find something that moves you! Please see below for a full calendar of events.

Bike Month 2024

Photo contest

We’ll also be celebrating Bike Month with a photo contest! It’s as easy as going for a bike ride – just snap a photo anytime you’re on your bike throughout the month of June and email it to [email protected]. Every ride is a chance to win a prize! No purchase necessary. Unlimited entries per person (1 photo = 1 entry). View complete contest rules and regulations.

The City would like to extend a thank you to our generous local businesses, who have donated some amazing prizes to our Photo Contest:

  • One Tooth Activewear: Get Inspired! This local, independently owned and operated business prides themselves of being part of the Guelph community and surrounding areas. They love where they work, live and play, and are always promoting and encouraging active and healthy lifestyles. Whether you’re on the mat, in the gym, outdoors, on your bike, or anywhere your lifestyle takes you, they can help!
  • Natural Choice Medical Clinic: NCMC is passionate about building a team of the best practitioners that can provide you with the assistance you need to achieve amazing health. They offer a variety of services including naturopathic services, intravenous therapy, acupuncture, osteopathy, counseling, nutritional consulting, chiropractic, and massage therapy.
  • Speed River Bicycle: Their team is focused on providing the best service, education, and products available. With a staff passionate about bikes for both work and play, a year-round team of 6+ professional mechanics, and a fully-equipped bicycle fitting studio, they’re available to fix, fit, or simply chat about bikes!
  • Flow State Bike Co: Flow State’s mission is to redefine what a conventional bike shop looks and feels like by creating a welcoming space for all riders to gather, be themselves, and indulge in a common passion. Their purpose is to put Guelph on the cycling map by becoming the go-to community hub for all things bikes, gear, coffee, and beer under one roof.
  • Sleeman Brewery: Sleeman Breweries is Canada’s third largest national brewer, with an incredible portfolio of great Canadian brands such as Sleeman, Okanagan Spring, Unibroue and Wild Rose, combined with world-class beers such as Sapporo, Old Milwaukee and Pabst Blue Ribbon. No matter what you’re looking for in a beer, they’re sure we have something you’ll love.
  • Wellington Brewery: Wellington Brewery is one of Canada’s original craft breweries known for producing award-winning beers with a focus on quality, sustainability, and creativity. Founded in 1985 in Guelph, they are creatively transforming Ontario’s brewing culture to stand for people and planet.
  • Found Coffee: Found Coffee’s dream is to be more than a coffee shop – to be a community serving the community. They are passionate about people over profit. Focused on social justice, instead of social status. A cafe consumed with environmental sustainability, ethical sourcing and community service. A cafe for the people, for the community – for you. Coffee has never felt so good.
  • Royal City Brewing Company: Your destination for craft beer, good food, and community in the heart of The Ward. We take pride in crafting exceptional beer and food experiences that reflect the things we love most in life: sharing time & space and creating memories together. Whether you’re a beer connoisseur seeking the perfect pint or a family looking for a fun and vibrant space to relax and connect, Royal City Brewing Beer Hall is your home away from home.

Upcoming events

For more information

If you have questions about Bike Month, please contact Hayley Tompkins, Sustainable Transportation Coordinator, at [email protected] or 519-822-1260 extension 3534.