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Event Details

Hinton MS Bike
Ride Details


Start/Finish Location:
Hinton Friendship Centre
965 Switzer Dr, Hinton, AB T7V 1W1
Overnight Location:
Hinton Friendship Centre
965 Switzer Dr, Hinton, AB T7V 1W1


45 km per day


Fundraising Minimum:
Age Minimum:



September 2 – 3, 2023

Start Time:
8:00 am

Monday, September 12, 2022 – Thursday July 13, 2023  

  • Virtual Cyclist – Free  
  • All Participants (own accommodation) - $40  

Friday, July 14, 2023 – Saturday, September 2, 2023  

  • Virtual Cyclist – Free  
  • All Participants (own accommodation) - $60  

Is there a minimum fundraising amount? 

  • Registering for MS Bike, participants are committing to raise the minimum fundraising amount of $500. Staff are here to support you in reaching your goals. Please reach out to Jenn Engberg or and we will help you with fundraising ideas, resources and support.

What happens if I don’t hit the fundraising Minimum?

  • Cyclists that don’t reach the fundraising minimum will not be able to pick up their package or participate in the bike. Please contact Jenn Engberg,, for fundraising tips or volunteer opportunities.

Fundraising ideas

  • Click here for a list of fundraising ideas collected from participants across the country! 

I am on a team - can we just fundraise enough as a team to cover one another’s $500 minimum?

  • The $500 fundraising minimum is per participant- team donations and team members cannot cover the fundraising minimum for others. Donations must be kept under the person/team that the donor originally intended - they cannot be moved between participants.  

Are there any training rides?

We currently do not have training rides specifically for mountain terrain. If you are interested in hosting rides please contact Keep an eye on our MS Bike Facebook page for participant lead training rides that may be happening in your area.

I don’t have a team but would love to join one, are there any teams accepting lone riders?

Team United is proud to be our rookie team. Captained by our local bike shop sponsor United Sport & Cycle, they are happy to accept first year riders or riders just looking for a great team to be a part of. 

What kind of bike do I need? 

MS Bike Hinton is a single-track trail that is maintained but not manicured, it features a variety of terrain. Mountain bikes are recommended for this event. 

Do you have a recommended Bike Store?

United Sport & Cycle is back as our local bike shop sponsor. Visit them for bikes, tune-ups, accessories and more as they celebrate 95 years of providing sporting goods in Edmonton! 

Are there any opportunities to connect before the event weekend?

Be sure to attend the United Sport & Cycle Shop Nights exclusive to our MS Bike participants. 

Date: Tuesday May 2, 2023
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: United Sport & Cycle (7620 Gateway Blvd NW Edmonton, AB)

Date: Tuesday June 6, 2023
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: United Sport & Cycle (7620 Gateway Blvd NW Edmonton, AB)

Registered participants, keep an eye on your email for exclusive discounts, giveaways and more information on how to sign-up for our shop nights. 

Package Pick Up

Date: August 29 - 30, 2023
Time: 11:00 am – 7:30 pm
Location: MS Canada – Edmonton Office (150, 9405 – 50 Street Edmonton, AB)

Can I pick up my friend/teammates package?

As long as they have reached the $500 minimum fundraising, feel free to pick up for your friend, or your entire team! Make sure to get their sizing if they’ve reached a fundraising rewards level! 

Is there a minimum age?

The minimum age to participate in MS Bike is 12 years old. Participants between 12 and 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Chariots and baby carriers are not permitted on the route. 

Are pets allowed?

Pets are not permitted on the route but are welcome to help you cheer on your favourite humans at the start and finish lines as well as the rest stops.

What happens if I hit a fundraising reward?

Click here to check out the fundraising rewards! If you qualify for a reward you can pick it up at the package pick up or morning of the bike tour.  If you hit a reward level after the bike tour, connect with Jenn Engberg,, to get your rewards!



Cyclists who selected “own accommodations” are responsible for booking their own accommodations for the tour weekend. It is recommended that cyclists book their hotel rooms early, as rooms book up quickly.

Holiday Inn Hinton*
Holiday Inn & Express
Ramada by Wyndham Hinton
Best Western Plus Inn & Suites
Hinton Lodge
Lakeview Inn & Suites
Super 8 by Wyndham Hinton


Camping is available adjacent to our start/finish line at the Hinton Centre Campground. Reservations came be made by calling (780) 865-0876. Space is limited so please call well in advance to make your booking. 

Do you have a suggested hotel or group rate somewhere?

Currently we have a MS Bike participant rate at the Holiday Inn. Reference MS Bike when booking. 

I have food allergies, should I bring my own food?

We do our best to accommodate all our cyclists, however all allergy restrictions and food specifications cannot be met. We do our best to share the event meal plan in advance of the ride. If you do have a severe allergy, please bring your own food for the weekend to ensure your safety. 

What if I get a breakdown along the route or can’t finish?

MS Bike is a fully supported ride with first aid, mechanics, and support vehicles. If you need help or encounter a breakdown, move to the side of the trail and hold your helmet up. 

Where do I store my bike overnight?

We offer free overnight bike storage on-site at the Kelley’s Bathtub that is monitored by security. 

Day 1 was fun, but my legs are sore, and I don’t want to ride back, how can I get back to the start line?

MS Bike is low pressure ride, if you can’t ride day 2 no problem! 

Should I bring money to the event?

Amenities at the start/finish line, along the route and our Saturday evening program are complimentary to volunteers and participants just show your wristband or t-shirt. However, we’ve added some event experiences that require extra payment such as our Beer Gardens and guest dinner tickets. We accept cash, debit and major credit cards. 

What happens day 1 after the ride?

3:00 pm – 11:00 pm Beer Gardens
6:30 pm Dinner
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Programming

How do I get back to my bike to start Day 2?

Shuttle will be provided on Sunday morning from the Hinton Centre to Kelley’s Bathtub. Shuttle service leaves promptly from the Hinton Centre at 8:00 AM.

Are there ATMs on site?

ATM is available at the Hinton Friendship Centre. 

Can my family/friend join in after the ride?

Absolutely! We would love to fill our stands with cheering fans, they can even join us for dinner and the finish line BBQ. Additional dinner and BBQ tickets are available for purchase on the day of the event at the Hinton Friendship Centre.

I received more donations after the event, what should I do with them?

Fundraising is open until September 30th! If you hit a milestone after the event, you can still receive that item.

I had so much fun, when can I register for next year!?

MS Bike has year-round registration and fundraising! Registration for next year opens Saturday, June 24th, with fundraising starting October 1st

When will the pictures be posted?

It can take some time for photos to be sent from our photographers. Typically, they are posted on our Flikr account and Facebook Bike group 4-6 weeks after the event. You will receive an email with the link, once the photos are up! 

Is there a Lost and Found?

Please connect with Jenn Engberg,, for any lost and found items.

I just hit a new fundraising milestone; can I still get my reward?

Of course! Please connect with Jenn Engberg,, to arrange a pickup/delivery time!


Be sure to check back regularly as this page will continue to be updated with important ride information!