Join the Winter Disaster Relief Trial at #WCC16

WinterDRTThe first WINTERdrt will be held during the Winter Cycling Congress. The event is scheduled during the mobile tour period on Wednesday, 3 February and will begin at the congress venue, The Commons Hotel, 615 Washington Avenue Southeast 55406.

WINTERdrt will demonstrate how people with bicycles can serve their community in times of need. Participants will cover up to 30 miles finding checkpoints, performing emergency relief tasks, transporting supplies and gathering information.

Three types of relief will be demonstrated:

  • Moving Stuff (40lb of sand – carrying the load),
  • Getting There Fast (covering territory quickly – have you got studs?),
  • Going Anywhere (fat tire heaven – you can do it)

The WINTERdrt is supported by local disaster management agencies and the generous support of:,, and

NOTE: WCC16 conference participants may use WCC2016 loaner bikes. Please register here.


Do I need to bring a bike? – WCC16 participants have access to the congress bike fleet. Members of the public must bring their own bike.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? [email protected]

Can I update my registration information? Please do! We have limited slots available. Please let us know if you won’t be showing up.

Are there equipment requirements? Yes, requirements will be sent by email – you’ve got it, just remember to bring it…

This event is being organized by Steve Durrant, Principal at Alta Planning & Design and Chris Carlson, Principal of Steve Durrant LLC.