Louis Riel is a giant in Manitoba history. Hop on your bike and join us as your guide Denis De Pape guides you to sites connected to Riel in St. Vital.
Supply your own bike, no rentals or loaners available. Fill tires with air before coming. Check brakes and gears.
Participants should be comfortable riding a bike as we will be travelling on some slow traffic streets.
Bring your own water.
Entire route is on flat land, no hills.
Should be a confident bike rider, we will be traveling on some slow traffic streets
If raining heavily, tour will be cancelled. If raining lightly, tour will go ahead
WHEN & WHERE
Date & Time:
Sunday, August 15, 2021 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Duration: 1.5 to 2.0 hours for bike tour and 30 minutes to ride back to starting point.
50 John Bruce Road, Winnipeg, MB R2M 2S4
Starting Location: John Bruce Bridge at end of John Bruce Road West in South St. Vital. John Bruce Road is across from the St. Vital Arena on St. Anne’s Road south of Bishop Grandin.
Ending Location: Tour ends at Riel House National Historical site on River Road. Participants who parked at John Bruce Bridge will be lead back there.
Parking Available: Free public parking is available in a parking circle next the bridge and on the nearby street.