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The huge IBikeIBuy scavenger hunt running through July 29 is now on! Click on the .pdf below or here for all the items and details on how to participate and make your items count. How many of these can YOU complete?

Take a Selfie by the fountain in Confederation Park
Wander back in time at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum
Refresh your Stamina with some Tenacity before you decide to wave the White Flag at Tooth & Nail Brewing Company!
Fuel your Italian pride with a sandwich from DiRienzo’s
Take a Selfie in front of the Tin House in the ByWard Market

Buy a fresh scone from the Scone Witch on Beechwood avenue.

Get a great view of the Rideau River by cycling over the new Adawe Bridge
Bike to your favourite spot in Ottawa and take a picture – when you submit, tell us why this is your favourite spot
Find a maple leaf
Sing the chorus to Suspicious Minds on Elvis Lives Lane
Take in some the quaint village of Fitzroy Harbour
Take in some unique Canadian & International art at Gallery 101

What do you call a dinosaur on a bike?
See if there’s a bike polo game happening at Ev Tremblay Park, maybe start one!
Go mini-putting at Mer Bleue Golf
Patron the community-focused Octopus Books for a unique read Rent a canoe, kayak or paddle board on Dow’s Lake
Roll up the rim at Timmies!
Add a new location to

Buy a local good from Canadian Makers at Maker House Co.

Try to escape from one of Ottawa’s many escape rooms

Play some tennis at Tanglewood Park
Play the City Hall piano (extra 5 points for Springsteen)

Take in the ponds, wetlands and forests of Stony Swamp

Enjoy the wandering ivy in Westboro’s Winston Square

Take a quick stroll through Notre Dame Cathedral
Take a Selfie with the biggest tree you can find in the Arboretum
Buy some fresh produce from any Ottawa’s Farmer’s Market location (Lansdowne Park, Byron Park in Westboro, Ray Friel Center in Orleans)
Visit Petrie Island
Take a Selfie with a tour group
Take a moment to relax; write a quick Haiku about your day and submit it to
Make a new friend; high-five a fellow cyclist
Toss a frisbee around Laroche Park
Bike to City Hall, take a Selfie in front of the metal Canada leaf
Send an e-mail to telling us your number 1 priority for future cycling infrastructure
Take out a book on cycling at the Ottawa Public Library
Get a henna tattoo in the Byward Market

See how many Bridgehead delights you can enjoy in one day

Take a Selfie in front of the Tree of Life by Jennifer Stead along Byron Linear Park
Find a Canadian penny
Buy a loaf of delicious, fresh baked bread from Art Is In Bakery

Wander through Jack Pine Trail

Spot Elvis & grab some pizza at Newport
Soak up some Killaloe Sunrise by grabbing a Beaver Tail
Pamper yourself with an manicure from The UpKeep Shoppe
See the ponies at Cundell Stables
Take a boat ride with Capital Cruises
Take a ride down the Main street cycle tracks to have lunch at the Green door
Get musical at Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
Play some baseball in Chapel Hill Park
Connect with your country and experience the Trans-Canada Trail

Sample something sweet at Rocky Mountain
Take a Selfie in front of Falling Star by Don Maynard
Get your name engrained in rice in the Byward Market
Splash around at Barrington Park
Have some fresh baklava at La Brioche Bakery

Unleash your inner Knight at Bad Axe Throwing
Bike the Greenboro Pathways in Gloucester Southgate Ward

Take a Selfie with one of the painted mailboxes
What does a bicycle call its dad?
Enjoy the Odyssey Theatre at Strathacona Park
Unleash your inner Knight at Bad Axe Throwing
Enjoy the weather & the water at Britannia Beach
Take a Selfie on the Corktown footbridge
Take a Selfie on the bridge next to Watson’s Mill
Take a Selfie in front of The Universe is You (1200 Montreal Road)
Get a high score on a video game at the House of Targ

Enjoy a good book in any of our 1,041 City Parks
Feed some goats at the Central Experimental Farm

Encourage a new person to start logging on

Get a little fancy at Biscotti & Cie

Take a Selfie on the Chateau Laurier Terrace

Serenade a stranger with a lively rendition of “Bicycle” by Queen
Brunch it up at Arlington Five
You’re going to be sweaty later – better pick up some all-natural vegan soap from Saaboon!
Check out the new Canadian and Indigenous Art: From Time Immemorial to 1967 at the National Gallery
Get a patch kit & spare tube at the Cyclery
Splurge on the Churro Poutine from La Catrina Churros Dessert Bar
Explore the ruins at Phiney’s Point Historic Site
Roast a marshmallow on the Eternal Flame at Parliament Hill

Take a Selfie with the gear statue on Preston St, which commemorates the Preston Street Criterium
Beat a friend at a game at The Loft
Enjoy the beach and a popsicle at Playa Del Popsical

Indulge in some tasty treats at the Bread and Roses Bakery on St. Laurent
Cruise along the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway
Treat yourself to extravagant doughnuts from Suzy Q Doughnuts
It’s all Greek to me! Nab some fresh Loukoumades from the Nutty Greek Bake Shop
Buy a guitar pick from Steve’s Music
Take a photo of a red bike
Enjoy a scenic ride on the bike path along the Sir George Etienne Parkway
Take a Selfie with an Ottawa By-Law or Police officer (with their permission, of course!)
Feast on all-you-can-eat Japanese food at Ten sushi
Take a Selfie with an Ottawa City flag
Take a load off at the Black Dog Bistro in Manotick
Mama Mia! Get old school Italian at La Porto A Casa
Get inspired at the Inspiration Village in Ottawa’s historic ByWard Market

Invent a cheer about cycling safety and record yourself singing it

Swim in the new pool at Bob Mitchell Park in Crestview
Take a Selfie by the Tech Wall
Cycle over the Corktown footbridge (aka the Somerset St bridge over the canal)
Treat yourself to the different and unique offerings at Montavani 1946
Treat yourself to gelato at Stella Luna
Enjoy the weather & the water at Britannia Beach
Take a Selfie with a City Councillor
Check out the hidden Ottawa New Edinburgh Club Boathouse (built in 1924)
Sample some very good beer at Dominion City Brewery Co
See a movie at the Mayfair Theatre
Take in a performance by a local musician or band!
Eat something cycling themed
Show us your best deal from Tanger Outlets
Buy a fruit or vegetable you’ve never eaten before
Take a Selfie by the Wall of Russian Nesting Dolls in the Glebe

Get the air in your tires filled while enjoying an espresso at Cyclelokic
Explore the H. N. J Nesbitt Biology Building at Carlton University

Take in the community garden at the Innovation Centre
Enjoy a movie in the open air at Lansdowne park during their free movie nights on the South Court
Take in the National Gallery viewpoint
Check out the bubble waffle ice cream cone from Moo Shu Ice Cream
Say hi to Klaus at Blumenstudio
Have a picnic at Hog’s Back Falls
Enjoy the boardwalk in the Chapman Mills Conservation Area, at the end of Winding Way
Take in a Red Blacks or an Ottawa Fury Game at Lansdowne

Take a picture of the biggest tree you can find – where was it?

Grab a pint at Patty’s Pub
Take a Selfie with the Terry Fox Statue
Treat yourself to a cone or two at the Carp Custom Creamery

Taste the delicate Matcha Crepe Cake at Uji Cafe

Explore the ruins in Strathcona Park
Take a Selfie with the dinosaurs at the Museum of Nature

Find the dog statue in Confederation park
Enjoy the views from the Rockcliffe Park Pavilion
Tour the Parliament of Canada
Find a good Canadian read at Black Squirrel books
Take a Selfie dressed up in pilot clothing at the Canadian War Museum
Rent a classic movie at Glebe Video International

Drop off a much needed donation at the Parkdale Food Centre (or your local food bank)
Learn about our history at the Dienfenbunker
Indulge in ecologically grown produce at the Retreat Cafe at Strathmere

Add to your library by picking up a book at Books on Beechwood
Indulge at Nate’s Deli
Take a Selfie with the graffiti behind Woody’s on Elgin at Waverley

Take a bathroom Selfie with a funky background
Get wild at Parc Omega!
Do a squat while holding your bike over your head (safely please!)
Get your passport stamped at the Museum of History
Take a dip at Westboro Beach
Buy a gourmet gift basket at Jacobson’s on Beechwood

Grab a Jupiter Jolt or a Maple Way at Planet Coffee!
Get lost at the Aquatopia Water Garden Conservatory
Take command of your own style by shopping local at Twiss And Weber
Grab a crepe or a fruit cocktail at Boccato at Lansdowne

Enjoy a cold brew at Quitters in Stittsville
Visit the only wild bird care rehab centre in the Ottawa area & learn how you can do more to protect our feathered friends at Ottawa Valley Wild Bird Care Centre
Find the “Girl with a Pearl Earring”

Donate to a street musician

Buy a treat for your favourite feline friend at Cats-R-Us

Get quirky at Ward 14
Sing the chorus to ‘Diana’ on Paul Anka Drive
Ride your bike hands free for 15 seconds
Take a video of yourself or a friend cycling to 80s spin class music
Place 5 items 3 feet apart to create a zig zag path and complete in under 20 seconds

Buy a loaded bagel at Kettleman’s bagel

Tweet to @KitchissippiOTT telling us why cycling is important to you
Explore the Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica
Pick some free organic herbs in the Community Orchard at the end of Clover in Bruce Timmermans Park

Treat yourself to some delightful macarons from Quelque Chose Patisserie
Take a Selfie in front of 108 Acacia Ave

Park your bike & frolic in a splash pad

Bonus 20 point tasks:

Take a Selfie with the Mayor
Take a Selfie with Councillor Jeff Leiper
20 extra points will be awarded for the largest item purchased & carried home on a bike
20 extra points will be awarded for the most kilometers cycled during the scavenger hunt hours (please submit proof via Strava screen shot)

A big thank you to the Wellington West BIA, Maker House Co, Cyclelogik, Bridgehead Coffee & Tooth and Nail Brewery for their prize donations! As well, we thank Councillor McKenney, Councillor Taylor, Councillor Nussbaum, Councillor Deans & Councillor Fleury for being #IBikeIBuy champions!

Posted July 22, 2017