The BIG Meeting @ The 519
Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Attention all Bike Rally Crew, 1-Day and 6-Day Riders! Come to The 519 on June 4th and learn all about this year’s 20th Anniversary Friends for Life Bike Rally – things like our new Departure location, arrival plans for Port Hope, what will be on offer in Kingston, new Montreal accommodations, and much, much more.
You’ll be able to complete any outstanding paperwork, meet your Team Leads and team mates (if you haven’t yet), pose questions to Steering Committee members, and hear directly from a PWA speaker about how your commitment and hard work is making a huge difference in the lives of so many.
Additionally, from 8:30PM we’ll be at The Lodge at O’Grady’s (518 Church Street at Maitland) for a post-meeting social.
Stages Night Club Fundraiser @ Stages Night Club
Jul 31 @ 8:00 pm

Long-time Bike Rally participant and supporter Harvey Malinsky pulls this incredible event together each year. This party/fundraiser is the best way to celebrate the half-way mark of the Rally, and generate more much-needed funds for HIV/AIDS.

Join us for this annual event, hosted by the ever-so-talented Morgan James and starring the super sassy Lady Anya Face and the legendary Michelle Ross.

Bike Rally Reunion Party @ The Tilted Dog
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The best way to cure the Bike Rally blues is to join us at the Tilted Dog for the 20th Anniversary Bike Rally reunion!

The Tilted Dog Pub

Invasion of the Santas @ Church Street
Dec 16 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2019 Launch Party @ Center for Social Innovation (Annex)
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Outdoor Training Kick-Off at Sweet Pete’s @ Sweet Pete's Bike Shop
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Our good friends at Sweet Pete’s will be hosting a training kick-off evening for Bike Rally participants on Saturday, March 30, 6:00pm – 9:00pm at their store at 1204 Bloor Street West. They will run short 15 minute sessions on:

  • how to fix a flat;
  • how to estimate a good bike fit; and
  • advice on gear and apparel.

Come out to catch up with your Bike Rally family, pick up any gear you might be missing to start your outdoor training, and brush up your bike knowledge from the experts at Sweet Pete’s. Whether you’re new to the Bike Rally or a seasoned veteran, there’s something for everyone to get you ready to hit the road. Sweet Pete’s will also be providing 20% off parts and accessories (excluding Garmin), and 10% off bikes.

Sweet Pete's Bike Shop logoSweet Pete’s Bike Shops have been long-time supporters with over 10 years of engagement with the Bike Rally. From amazing support the week of the Ride from Road Support mechanics to lots of in-store discounts on cycling merchandise. Sweet Pete’s is there to support you on your Friends For Life Bike Rally journey.
t: (416) 533-4481

POSE View Party @ Striker
Jun 11 @ 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us for in June for season two of this New York 1980’s dance musical extraordinaire! 💄 Hosted by the Toronto Kiki Ballroom Alliance – TKBA and benefiting the PWA’s Friends For Life Bike Rally! 👠 More fun details to come! 💋

Montreal Arrival Event @ Parc des Faubourgs
Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm