A Sunday at your own pace
May 26 2024 Lanaudière

First event of the season, the Metropolitan Challenge is for biking enthusiasts who, depending on their fitness and mood, can either take it easy or go all out on an untimed route of 60 to 163 kilometers. Each year, the event takes place in a different area of Greater Montréal.

Ready to discover the greater metropolitan area with us in 2024?

The Metropolitan Challenge is the perfect opportunity to explore the Greater Montreal area in the company of thousands of cyclists as passionate as you! With itineraries varying in length according to your level of fitness, the Challenge officially launches the Go Bike Montreal Festival and, at the same time, the summer cycling season.

This year, the event is taking you to the charming region of Lanaudière, starting and finishing at Centres Sportifs de Terrebonne! Register now and visit this page again in the coming weeks to learn more about the 2024 Metropolitan Challenge.

2024 Rates

Register to discover the best that the greater Montreal area has to offer!

Free for children 12 and under.

Register for multiple events and save! When you register, combine two Festival events and receive a 15% discount on the price of each event. Even better, register for all three Festival events (Défi métropolitain, Tour la Nuit and Tour de l’Île de Montréal), or the Vélo Mag Eastern Townships Challenge and receive a 20% discount on your registration!*

January 9 to February 12, 2024
Early Registration
February 13 to April 1, 2024
Regular rate
April 2 to May 20, 2024
Last minute
May 21 to May 26, 2024
13-17 years old 17,40 $ 17,40 $ 17,40 $ 17,40 $
Adult 65 $ 70 $ 80 $ 90 $
Vélo Québec Member 53 $ 55 $ 69 $ 79 $

By participating in the Go Bike Montreal Festival events (Metropolitan Challenge, Tour la Nuit, Tour de l’Île de Montréal), you consent to Vélo Québec, Festival partners and the media attending these events capturing images of you that may be used to promote and broadcast the Festival in all its forms (photos, videos, multiplatform media, etc.).

All prices are before taxes. Taxes will be added when you finalize your registration.

*In order to benefit from the 2 or 3 event combo discount, registrations must be completed in the same transaction.

Your Metropolitan Challenge details

Schedules, services offered, itineraries on Ride with GPS… prepare yourself in the ideal way by checking out the following information!

Pleasant and safe experience

To ensure the smooth flow of cyclist traffic throughout the route, you will have to choose – when registering – a start time between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m.

At the start/finish site, you will access the following services: toilets, water, handwashing stations, first aid, mechanical et INFO booths.

On the route

Depending on your level of fitness or energy of the day, choose the right itinerary for you. A few days before the Challenge, you will receive an email with the final update of the itineraries, available on Ride with GPS.

Services included: route signage, on-road professional support (mechanical and first aid) and relief vehicles.

In case of problems along the route? Our volunteer mechanics and first aid will be there to help you. Unable to complete the route? Relief vehicles will drive you to the finish site. To obtain information? Go to the information booth at the start/finish site.

Routes: Many options between 60 and 163 km

Discover this year’s regular and optional courses!

Registered for the Metropolitan Challenge?

Check out the participant information page for all the details about your Challenge!


Overview of the 2019 Metropolitan Challenge

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