MEC Burlington Bikefest - Jun08

  • Date
    Saturday, 08 June, 2013
  • Time
    From 11:00 am to 05:00 pm EDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Burlington
  • Price
  • Address
    1030 Brant Street
    Burlington , ON

Come ride. Come learn. Come connect. Come celebrate cycling with us!

We love bikes and we know you do too!  We'll have group road and MTB rides, bike demos from Ghost, Giant, Marin and Trek, beginner and advanced skills clinics, workshops, yoga and much much more!

Bikefest is at Christie Lake Conservation Area (Lakeside Pavilion) on Saturday June 8th from 11 am to 5 pm, rain or shine.

Join our weekly meet-up cycling group and bike to bikefest! Register here for clinics, workshops and rides!

A huge thanks to our lead sponsors: Hald-Nor Credit Union, IMBA, the Hamilton Cycling Club and Orontas!

Parking available at a reduced rate of $9 per vehicle.  Free bike parking!  For those traveling through Dundas, please note that King Street in will be closed from Cross Street up to John Steet for Buskerfest.


Follow us on Twitter! @mec_burlington #Bikefest

Send us an email!

Give us a call! 905.333.8559

New Single-Track Mountain Bike Trails Opening

This year we’re honoured to be celebrating the official opening of new single-track mountain bike trails at Christie Lake Conservation Area with the local groups that helped develop them.  Join us for the trail build in the morning, and stay for the day to try out new bikes on the trails!  To volunteer, sign up here.


Group Rides, Clinics & Workshops

Registration is open for group rides, clinics and workshops!  Sign up here!

Space is limited, so register early!  The first 50 participants to sign up will receive a prize package on the day of the event valued at over $15!

Part of the proceeds from registration and concessions will be donated to The Hamilton Conservation Fund.

Kid-Friendly Activities

Kids' Zone

Come hang out in our kids zone for face painting, bike decorating and learn about bike safely as well.

Family Rides

A leisurely family ride on the Round the Lake Trail.  Rides leave from the Lakeside Pavilion at 11:30, 12:30, 2:30 and 3:30.

Youth Learn to MTB

Our youth learn to mountain bike ride is open to kids 8-13 years of age.  Your kids will have a blast on the trails!  Sign up here.

Try Triathlon with the Hamilton Hammerheads

The Hamilton Hammerheads are a youth triathlon team.  They are having their weekly cycling practice at Bikefest and would like to invite any kid who can ride a bike to join in!  No experience necessary!  Participants must have bicycle and helmet.  Sign up here.


We have great prizes from Contour, Cocoa Camino, Giant, Hammer Nutrition, Hardwood Ski and Bike, Keen, Luigia Zilli, Momentum Mag, Orontas and many more!  Don’t miss the grand prize draw for a bike from Giant at 2:00 PM!

Used Bike Drop-off

Our friends at New Hope Community Bikes will be collecting used bikes at Bikefest.  New Hope are a not for profit organisation in Hamilton.  Donate your old bike to a great cause!


If you're looking to score a great deal on gently used gear, make sure you visit the gearswap tent at our event this year.

Food and Drink

We're happy to have Cafe Domestique, Smoothe Operator and Gorilla Cheese on site for the event!  After your ride, join your friends for a cold one at our beer garden, sponsored by McAuslan Brewery.

We'll Be At Bikefest!

Bike for Mike   Brant Cycle   Burlington Cycling Committee   Cafe Domestique   Greg Thomas for the Canadian Vintage Bicycle Show   Cocoa Camino   Contour Camera  Community CarShare   De La Sol Yoga   Freewheel Cycle   Giant   Gorilla Cheese   The Great Waterfront Trail Adventure  Hald-Nor Credit Union Hike and Bike  The Halton Outdoor Club   Hammer Nutrition   The City of Hamilton   Hamilton Conservation Authority   Hamilton Cycling Club   Hamilton Cycling Committee   Hamilton Hammerheads   Hamilton Helmet Initiative   Hardwood Ski and Bike   HotHuck's Veggie Foods   IMBA Ontario   Intense Cycles  Bicycle Art by Luigia Zilli   Marin Bikes   The Mustard Seed Co-op   New Hope Community Bikes   Opus Bikes   Orontas   Steel City Bike Festival   Smoothe Operator   Tail Wags  Trail Swag   Winterborne Bicycle Institute   Yes We Cannon   Zazubean


Follow us on Twitter! @mec_burlington #Bikefest

Send us an email!

Give us a call! 905.333.8559