MEC Bikefest Toronto

On Saturday, June 25 head on down to the Distillery District in Toronto for Mountain Equipment Co-Op's BikeFest. This is an all ages event (from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) and will happen rain or shine and includes a jam packed day with

  • Dozens of bike clinics and seminars
  • Local bicycle retailers
  • Bicycle and equipment manufacturers
  • Bike demos
  • Free safety and helmet checks
  • Free on-site bike repair
  • MEC Bikefest Bike Swap
  • Bicycle donation drop-off
  • Bike valet parking
  • Community information
  • Free drop-in activities for kids
  • Family bike tours
  • Morning pastry ride
  • Gear giveaways
  • Scavenger ride
  • Bikefest Sideshow – bicycle demonstrations and curiosities
  • Live bands
  • Food vendors

Workshops and clinics are $5 per course, or $15 for the whole day, just don't forget to pre-register (Starting June 1st) (Must be 14 or older for adult clinics).

  • Basic bike repair/maintenance
  • Advanced bike repair
  • Safe cycling in the city
  • Trips and tricks for cycle touring
  • Bicycling commuting: Getting started
  • Introduction to mountain biking
  • Teaching your child how to ride a bike
  • Cycle tour routes of Ontario

Don't forget to check back on their webpage for updates including information about the bike swap.