From May 19 to September 1, 2019
Enjoy summer Sundays cycling along car-free roads, and experience the beauty of Canada’s Capital Region in a fun and environmentally friendly way.
NOKIA Sunday Bikedays, the Capital’s popular program, is organized by the National Capital Commission (NCC), in collaboration with long-term title sponsor NOKIA, and major sponsor, the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) and Bicyclette de Hull.
NEW - "The addition of a second fast lane"
From 7 am to 9 am, cyclists who would like to ride faster will be able to do so on the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway (9 kilometers). For a second year, the Sir-George-Étienne-Cartier Parkway (8 kilometers) offers this Fast Lane at the same hours.
Car-free parkways on NOKIA Sunday Bikedays
A new fast lane is offered on the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway and Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway.
9 am to 1 pm
- Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway (9 kilometres)
- Colonel By Drive (8 kilometres)
- Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway (8 kilometres)
- Gatineau Parkway
- Champlain Parkway
- Fortune Lake Parkway
6 am to 1 pm : A total of 2.5 kilometres north of Chemin du Lac-Meech (parking lot P8). This section is ideal for families with young children.
Note: Scooter-type power-assisted bikes are not allowed on the parkways when they are closed for NOKIA Sunday Bikedays.
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During NOKIA Sunday Bikedays, from 9 am to 1 pm.
PIPSC mobile water stations
Fill your water bottle, courtesy of PIPSC
- Colonel By Drive (corner of Rosedale street)
- Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway (Champlain Bridge parking lot entrance)
- Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway (corner of Airport-Marina Road)
Bicyclette de Hull - Switchbacks clinics
Free bike checks, courtesy of Bicyclette de Hull.
You can rent a bike at one of the following locations :
Available in all sizes and styles, our bikes are perfect for town or country. Visiting Canada's Capital region has never been so fun or easy
Maison du Vélo
Le Grenier du petit sportif rents bikes for a small fee. Come to the Maison du Vélo in Jacques-Cartier Park. (in French only)