The Grande visite de Gatineau is the founding event of the Grand Prix Cycliste Gatineau. It was first run 12 years ago, when cities were merged to form the new Gatineau.
The Grande visite nocturne Radio-Canada is a 20 km family ride around the city of Gatineau, focusing on the discovery of the city's main sites on secure roads. This event is meant to encourage cycling for all and to promote the benefits of regular physical activity.
As a novelty this year, the ride will take place at dusk, and participants are invited to light up and decorate their bikes. Prizes for the best decorated bikes will be handed out.