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posted by Robert DeVet in on Oct 12, 2014 - View profile


Nova Scotia Bike Summit

Friday October 17 2014 (All day)
Sunday October 19 2014 (All day)

This year’s program explores the many ways we build bicycle culture. As we work to encourage new riders, build better infrastructure, and grow our bicycle economy, we all have different roles to play.

Our program will explore local grassroots initiatives, trends in bicycle network planning and infrastructure, the rise of the bicycle economy, Mountain Bike Trails potential in Nova Scotia, and the future of the Blue Route, our burgeoning province-wide cycling network.

We are honoured this year to have author Elly Blue from Portland Oregon as our guest speaker.

Elly’s Bio
Elly Blue lives in Portland, Oregon and has been writing about bicycle transportation since 2006. Her work has appeared in the Guardian, Bicycling, Grist, Bitch, BikePortland, Momentum, and elsewhere. Her first book, Everyday Bicycling, came out in December, 2012. Her book,Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy, came out in December, 2013.


October 17

Friday Night Public Lecture – Dalhousie University, Room 2600 Killam Library, 6225 University Avenue. (7:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
– Free public lecture with guest speaker Elly Blue

October 18

Main Event - Halifax North Memorial Public Library, 2285 Gottingen St. (9:00 am – 4:30 pm)
– Full day of presentations and workshops

Download October 18 Preliminary Program 

Nocturne Ride with the Halifax Cycling Coalition  (6:30 pm – 7:30 pm)

October 19

Ride Day 
– Bring your bike and join us for group rides around Halifax. Ride options and details to be announced shortly.


Registration fees $25 per person. Includes lunch and snacks on October 18th.

Register Online at Eventbrite by clicking here. 

Please contact Ben Buckwold at bbuckwold@bicycle.ns.ca with any questions about reservation.


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