Cycling Week in Kingston 2022
May 29 to June 4
Cycling is a great way to commute, be generally active, and help save our environment. It's also a fantastic way to enjoy the beauty of Kingston! Cycling Week in Kingston has been happening since 2003 and has been organized by Cycle Kingston since 2004. The City of Kingston has recognized Cycling Week with an annual official proclamation.
Sign-up for the Commuter Challenge.
Sustainable Kingston is running spearheading the Commuter Challenge in Kingston this year - June 5th through 11th. There are opportunities to sign-up for the Challenge at Roll-in-Breakfasts during Cycling Week. To register now and more information about the Challenge, click the CC logo to the right.
Cycling Week Specials
1690 Bath Road
15% OFF selected helmets AND off selected pumps (both floor and hand pumps)
R.L. Fletcher Bicycle Sales and Service
916 Portsmouth Avenue
25% OFF Tires and Tubes!
Riverhead Brewing Company
631 Fortune Crescent
10% OFF your bill for cyclists who ride to the brewery. Stop by for a meal and beer, or take-out and beer, or just a beer or more to drink there of take away.
Monday, May 30th (5:30 pm)
Pedal & Pedal More Ride and Brew!
Frontenac Cycle and Daft Brewing Co. are teaming up to help kickoff Cycling Week with a group ride from the shop to the brewery! Meet at 5:30 p.m. at Frontenac Cycle (336 Barrie St.) for an hour-and-a-half (or so) road ride, ending at Daft Brewing (768 Princess St.). The brew of the day will be “Pedal Pedal Pedal Push Collaboration Beer”! – $1 from each pint and each bottle goes to Cycling Kingston.
Daft Brewing: https://daftbrewing.com/
Frontenac Cycle: https://www.frontenaccycle.com/
Thursday, June 2 (7:30-9:30 am)
Roll in Breakfast - St. Lawrence College
Stop by Saint Lawrence College (Portsmouth Ave.) on your bicycle to enjoy a breakfast courtesy of Footprint SLC / Saint Lawrence College.
Thursday, June 2 (7:00-8:30 am)
Bike with the Mayor
Ride to City Hall on the K&P Trail. Starting at INVISTA Centre beside CaraCo Filed at 7:20 a.m., there will be two other “join in” locations. We will arrive around 8:15 a.m. behind City Hall on Springer Market Square for coffee/tea with the mayor.
Ride with the Mayor times
7:20 a.m. (0 km) – Starting at INVISTA
7:40 a.m. (5 km) – Binnnington Ct. and K&P Trial
8:05 a.m. (10.5 km) – River St. and K&P Trail
8:15 a.m. (12.5 km) – End on King St. behind City Hall
Thursday, June 2 (1:00-2:00 pm)
Online Seminar: Basics of Bicycle Commuting
Hosted by Sustainable Kingston
This live seminar will be conducted by Hal Cain from Cycle Kingston.
Registration info at Sustainable Kingston website - click here
Friday, June 3
World Bicycle Day
"Acknowledging the uniqueness, longevity and versatility of the bicycle, which has been in use for two centuries, and that it is a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation, fostering environmental stewardship and health, the General Assembly decided to declare 3 June World Bicycle Day."
Read more about why June 3rd is World Bicycle Day at
Click her for our local CELEBRATION!
Saturday, June 4 (10:00 -1:00 pm)
Helmet Fitting - Parachute (Think First)
Taking place at 263 Weller Avenue - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This event is targeting the North Side community to focus and promote the use of helmets by and for kids. There will also be kids cycling safety circuit and bicycle checks by Yellow Bike Action.
Saturday, June 4 (10:30 am)
A Finer Balance Cycle Ride
A weekend version of their Cycling Week Tuesday mighty fine ride, Fine Balance Brewing Co. (677 Innovation Drive, Unit 4) will host this one on the Saturday morning. The ride starts and ends, again, at the brewery. Since it’s a Saturday, perhaps more time of a second $5 beer! https://finebalancebrewing.ca/
Saturday, June 4 (11:00-3:00 pm)
Gear Up! for the Commuter Challenge
Tune-ups and Check-ups
Gear Up! Recycled Bikes will be doing bicycle tune-ups and safety checks on June 4 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at their shop location, 559 Bagot Street, parking lot in back of the building. Sign up in advance to guarantee a time slot (30 minutes), or drop in.
You can find sign-up information at https://www.gearupkingston.ca/events.html.
Suggested donation $30/bike. Get your bicycle ready for the Commuter Challenge June 5th through 11th.