Mark the anniversary of “Bloody Saturday” by joining Bike Winnipeg for StrikeBike!, a guided bicycle tour of sites linked to the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919.
Strike! Musical Composer/General Strike Historian Danny Schur will be our guide on this casually paced tour that winds its way from River Heights into the Downtown and the Exchange Districts.
Crowd gathered outside old City Hall during the Winnipeg General Strike, June 21, 1919
Relive the events of General Strike as we stop at many of the sites where history unfolded during the spring of 1919; events that eventually became the platform for future labour reforms across Canada.
The StrikeBike! tour starts in the parking lot of 529 Wellington and runs for about 2 hours, ending at City Hall (you are welcome to ride back to 529 Wellington with some of the Bike Winnipeg Ride Marshals if you like).
Proceeds from the StrikeBike! rides will go towards Bike Winnipeg to support of our ongoing advocacy and education efforts.
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