Starting Montreal’s festival season, the Féria du vélo de Montréal (Montréal Bike Fest) is a popular festival with plenty of music and sun, heralding the arrival of summer, while thousands of cyclists happily invade the city streets. The Montréal Bike Fest comprises four main events:
The Tour de l’Île de Montréal has played a major role in the growth of cycling throughout Québec.
The year 1999 marked the launch of the nocturnal version of the Tour de l’Île de Montréal: the luminous
Un Tour la Nuit. The festival has a personalized look — decorated helmet, clothing, and bike in keeping than ever with Montréal’s traditional night life and fun.
The Metropolitan Challenge heads out from Lac des Deux Montagnes along a quiet flat route bordered by beautiful orchards, returning via Saint-Joseph-du-Lac.
Operation Bike to Work features workshops and events designed to help more cyclists join Montreal’s burgeoning urban commuting population. View an interactive map of the route below: