Bicycling Events, Swaps, and Festivals (Utah, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming)

2017 Utah and Regional (ID, WY, MT, NV, CO, AZ ) Bicycling Events, Swaps, and Festivals Event Calendar

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Salt Lake Critical MassSalt Lake City, UT, Last Friday of every month, 6:30 pm, meet at the Gallivan Center, 200 S. between State and Main in SLC., None , [email protected], facebook.com/groups/SLCCM/

Beehive Bike Polo ClubSalt Lake City, UT, Weekly hardcourt and grass bike polo. Tuesdays at 8pm, Saturday afternoons. Check out the Beehive Bike Polo Club on Facebook for location., Chuck Heaton, 801-688-7268, [email protected], facebook.com/groups/189631497724953/, beehivebikepolo.wordpress.com

Cole Sport Weekly Road RidePark City, UT, Weekly Road Ride Mondays June 4-Aug. 27. Ride leaves Cole Sport, 1615 Park Ave. at 6 pm. Park at lower PCMR lot., Scott Dudevoir, 435-649-4806, [email protected], colesport.com, mountaintrails.org

Moab Bike PartyMoab, UT, 4th Wednesday of every month. 6:30 or 7:30 pm., Jeff Gutierrez, , facebook.com/moabbikeparty

Kidical MassSalt Lake City, UT, Group ride for families. This will be a monthly ride, the 1st Sunday of every month, at Liberty Park (south entrance) from 3pm- 5pm. All ages are welcome., Lee Chung, 865-850-3589, [email protected], facebook.com/groups/109360246125277

Slow Roll SLCSalt Lake City, UT, Fun, Bikes, and Party Rides on Tuesday Nights at 7 behind Crank SLC 749 S. State Street., Christian Clemens, 385-528-1158, 801-440-0546, [email protected],

April 9-10, 2016 — Wasatch Open Bike Polo, Salt Lake City, UT, Beehive Bike Polo Club is glad to announce that Salt Lake City will host the first edition of the Wasatch Open part of the Fixcraft Groundwork Series. This Bike Polo tournament will help us funding a coming Bike Polo Youth Program in collaboration with the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective. 2 days – 1 court – 24 teams max from SLC, Ogden, California, Colorado, etc. Court located at Sugar House park., Chuck Heaton, 801-688-7268, [email protected], facebook.com/groups/189631497724953/, beehivebikepolo.wordpress.com

May 8, 2016 — Cyclofemme Missoula, Bike Month, Helena, MT, Griz Statue on UM’s Campus at 11 am. Make this Montana’s largest women’s bike ride ever!, Taylor Lonsdale, 406-449-2787, [email protected], bikewalkmontana.org, facebook.com/events/1661262214133241

May 1-31, 2017 — Provo Bike Challenge, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Prizes and awards. Join the challenge and keep track of your riding all month (using the Strava app). Part of the National Bike Challenge!, Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], provomayor.com/2015/04/28/provo-bike-challenge/

May 1-29, 2017 — Monday Night Night Rides, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Joaquin Park, 400 E 400 N, 9 pm every Monday in May, a casual ride through the streets of Provo, Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org, facebook.com/events/1895586710717790/

May 2, 2017 — Bike to Work Day in Provo City, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Provo businesses will host stations located throughout the city and hand out free breakfast, drinks, and other treats to people who arrive by bike from 7:30 9:00 am. (Provo City’s breakfast station will be open at 6:30 am for early bird riders.) Pick up some breakfast and coffee, get to know your fellow commuters, have your bike looked at by a pro mechanic, and connect with the Provo Bike Committee and other community volunteers., Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org, facebook.com/events/1628006487239757/

May 6, 2017 — GOTS Bike and Outdoor Toy Swap, Salt Lake City, UT, Held at Wild Rose, 702 3rd Ave, Check in on Friday, Swap on Saturday., Tim Metos, (801) 533-8671, [email protected], wildrosesports.com

May 10, 2017 — National Bike to School Day, Utah Bike Month, Everywhere, UT, A day to climb out of the motor vehicle and onto your bike on your way to school., None , [email protected], walkbiketoschool.org/ready/about-the-events/bike-to-school-day

May 11, 2017 — Ogden Trails Shindig, Utah Bike Month, Ogden, UT, Fundraising event and party to benefit the Ogden Trails Network and The Ogden Bike Park
May 5th 5:30-8:30 pm – The Front Climbing Club 225 20th St
, Josh Jones, 801-629-8757, [email protected], ogdencity.com, facebook.com/events/1071396846232542/

May 13-14, 2017 — Young Riders Bike Swap, Park City, UT, Benefits Young Riders Youth Mountain Biking Program. Located at The Yard, 1255 Kearns Blvd Park City, UT. Saturday May 13th 8am-5pm and Sunday May 14th 11am-3pm. Buy or sell gear., Julie Minahan, 435-640-8642, [email protected], youngriders.com

May 13-20, 2017 — Boise Bike Week, Bike Month, Boise, ID, A celebration of cycling in all of its forms, Boise Bike Week take place in the middle ofNational Bike Month and recognizes National Bike to Work Dayon FridayMay 19th. There is something for everyone: Mountain bike clinics, gravel rides, movies, women’s rides, Bike to Work Breakfast, Market rides and commuter seminars. It all culminates with a big block party on Saturday May 20 in downtown Boise. Come ride with us!, Lisa Brady, 208-761-8507, [email protected], boisebikeweek.org, biketreasurevalley.org

May 13, 2017 — Great Reno Bike Swap, Bike Month, Reno Bike Week, Reno, NV, Buy or sell a bike and benefit the Kiwanis Club and the Nevada Colon Cancer Partnership., Truckee Meadows Bicycle Alliance , 775-323-4488, [email protected], bikewashoe.org

May 13, 2017 — Reno River Roll, Bike Month, Reno Bike Week, Reno, NV, A seven mile family-friendly slow roll along the Truckee River. Costumes welcome, Truckee Meadows Bicycle Alliance , 775-323-4488, [email protected], bikewashoe.org

May 14, 2017 — Cyclofemme Reno, Bike Month, Reno Bike Week, Reno, NV, Riders of any gender, join the casual six mile ride to celebrate all women, Truckee Meadows Bicycle Alliance , 775-323-4488, [email protected], bikewashoe.org

May 14, 2017 — Cyclofemme Ride, Ketchum, ID, JoinTheRusch by celebrating the power of women in cycling with Rebecca Rusch. Rebecca will lead the ride as a kickoff to gravel training season., Colleen Quindlen, 254-541-9661, [email protected], cyclofemme.com, facebook.com/events/1264384060349438/

May 15-19, 2017 — Utah Bike Week and National Bike to Work Week, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, Week-long festival with bike races, Bike to Work Day, and more., Dave Iltis, 801-328-2066, [email protected], [email protected]als/

May 15-19, 2017 — Bike to Work and School Week, Utah Bike Month, Logan, UT, Bike to Work & School Weekoffersfree commuter breakfasts and raffles to win a new bicycle. Breakfasts, bike tunes, weeklong discounts at local businesses, custom gear, and a bike-in concert are all part of the fun, Dayton Crites, 435-755-1646, [email protected], trails.cachecounty.org, aggiebluebikes.org

May 15-19, 2017 — Bozeman Bike Week, Bike Month, Bozeman, MT, Celebrate bike commuting with the Bozeman cycling community the week of May 16 20. There will be morning stops each day and an end of week party on Friday!, Alex Lussier, [email protected], Megan Lawson, 406-570-7475, [email protected], Gallatin Valley Bicycle Club , [email protected], gallatinvalleybicycleclub.org, gallatinvalleybicycleclub.org/community-events/bike-to-work-week/

May 15-19, 2017 — Reno Bike Week Commuter Challenge, Bike Month, Reno Bike Week, Reno, NV, Commute by bike in Washoe County. Log your miles, Truckee Meadows Bicycle Alliance , 775-323-4488, [email protected], bikewashoe.org

May 17, 2017 — Ride of Silence, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, Cyclists will take to the roads, escorted in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways, meet at 6:30 at the Gallivan Center in downtown Salt Lake City. Ride leaves at 7 pm. Bike ride at 10 to 12 mph, mostly flat or minimum grade, about 11 miles., Tegan Feudale, 717-503-4275, [email protected], rideofsilence.org

May 17, 2017 — Ride of Silence, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Join the Provo chapter of the Worldwide Ride of Silence on May 17th to ride to honor people who were killed or injured while biking this last year and last several years. We will begin at Dixon Middle School and go for a short, slow, silent ride with brief stops at the ghost bike memorials for Doug Crow and Mark Robinson, and return to Dixon Middle School where we will have light refreshments. Meet at 6:30. Dixon Middle School, 750 W 200 N. 7 pm., Lucy Ordaz, 801-787-4384, [email protected], rideofsilence.org, facebook.com/events/850656535006205/851159871622538/

May 17, 2017 — Ride of Silence, Bike Month, Prescott, AZ, Ride to honor dead and injured cyclists and to honor Amber Harrington who was killed by a drunk driver in 2015. Organized by Greater Prescott Bicyclists Coalition, Eric Post, [email protected], rideofsilence.org

May 17, 2017 — Ride of Silence, Bike Month, Las Vegas, NV, Ride to honor dead and injured cyclists. Register 6:00 until 6:50 in the parking lot of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada Building (RTCSN) at 600 South Grand Central Parkway south of the intersection of South Bonneville (Alta Drive) and South Grand Central Parkway. Ride starts at 7., Jim Litttle, 702-360-4751, [email protected], rideofsilence.org

May 17, 2017 — Ride of Silence, Bike Month, Boise, ID, Ride to honor dead and injured cyclists. Camels Back Park at 6pm., Lisa Brady, 208-761-8507, [email protected], rideofsilence.org, biketreasurevalley.org

May 17, 2017 — Ride of Silence, Bike Month, Heyburn, ID, Ride to honor dead and injured cyclists. The event gets underway at 7pm Mountain time and starts and finishes at the Mini-Cassia Chamber of Commerce. There is usually police escort. For more information or in case of inclement weather call Rocks Cycling and Fitness 208-678-3764 for rescheduling details., Kim Walton, 208-678-3764, , rideofsilence.org

May 17, 2017 — Intermountain Live Well Cycling Clinic, American Fork, UT, Free cycling clinic 6 – 7:30 pm: Learn about Nutrition: fuel for the road Getting started: finding the bike for you Where to ride: local paths and trails Take the high road: mountain and road bike safety Bike fit and form: mechanics matter Strategies for strength training: always a good thing American Fork Specialty Clinic 98 N. 1100 E., 4th floor Physical Therapy Clinic American Fork, UT, Kyle Wilson, 801-492-2405, 801-357-3316, [email protected], [email protected]/live-well/

May 17, 2017 — Ride of Silence, Bike Month, Carson City, NV, All cyclists are welcome to join us. What: Ride of Silence – An 8 mile slow ride (10-12 mph) around Carson City, ridden in complete silence as riders wear black arm bands. When: Wednesday, May 17th 7:00 pm (meetup at 6:30 pm to get signed in and listen to safety brief, ride starts rolling at 7:00 pm). Where: Telegraph Square (http://tinyurl.com/ktabfrv) Why: To honor those cyclists who have been killed or injured while sharing the road with motorists, Randy Gaa, [email protected], rideofsilence.org, musclepowered.org/bike-month-2017

May 18, 2017 — Bicycle Pit Stops, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, 7 a.m.-9 a.m. Morning commuter pit stops throughout Salt Lake City on popular bicycle routes.Snacks, safety info, bike maps. See facebook the week before for locations., Salt Lake City Transportation , 801-535-6630, [email protected], bikeslc.com, facebook.com/bikeslc

May 18, 2017 — Reno-Sparks Mayoral Challenge and Ride for Reading, Bike Month, Reno Bike Week, Reno, NV, Volunteer riders will ride to Diedrichsen Elementary to meet with the students and pass out books, Truckee Meadows Bicycle Alliance , 775-323-4488, [email protected], bikewashoe.org

May 19, 2017 — Bike To Work, School, and Play Day, Utah Bike Month, Park City, UT, Kickoff Celebration with Mayor & Council, 7:30 am, Meet at Olympic Plaza (next to Squatters), The group will bike to Park City Library. Bike support station available. Bike to Work, School & Play Celebration, 7:30 to 10:30 am, Park City Library, 1255 Park Avenue, Pet-friendly & family-friendly. Free raffles, snacks, bike tune-ups & e-bike demos. Bike to School with Park City Police, 7:30 am Meet at one of the following locations to bike to McPolin Elementary School with Park City Police Officers: PC MARC, Aspen Villas apartments, Arches Park at the end of Comstock, Heinrich Deters, 435-649-8710, 435-659-1188 , [email protected], Julia Collins, [email protected], mountaintrails.org, basinrecreation.org

May 19, 2017 — National Bike to Work Day, Utah Bike Month, Everywhere, UT, A day to climb out of the motor vehicle and onto your bike on your way to work., None , [email protected], bikeleague.org

May 19, 2017 — Ogden Mayor’s Bike to Work Day, Utah Bike Month, Ogden, UT, Ride to Work with the Mayor – We will meet the Mayor at the South end of the Dee Events Center Parking lot 1300E 4600S on his ride into work at 8am, the group will ride with the mayor to the Ogden amphitheater (343 25th st) for a breakfast hosted by Ogden City, Threshold Gives, UTA , and WOBAC. Can’t make it up to ride with the mayor? Then just pedal on down for breakfsat. See you there! Food served until 10am, Josh Jones, 801-629-8757, [email protected], ogdencity.com, facebook.com/events/1080722501970185

May 19, 2017 — Logan Bike to Work Day, Road Respect, Logan, Logan, UT, Celebrate Bike to Work Day by riding your bike to work or school. We’ll even give your old bike a tune-upfor free! Begins at 8 am from your home to 10 am at Cache County Plaza, 199 North Main Street., Gary Saxton, 435-752-2161, 435-374-8076, [email protected], logandowntown.org

May 19-20, 2017 — Primal Colorado Bike Expo, Denver, CO, The annual kickoff event for cycling in Colorado! The expo will bring together all things cycling and Colorado; pairing industry professionals, recreational riders, biking enthusiasts and utilitarian’s with the latest products, consumer trends, screaming deals, organized rides, clubs & teams, advocacy groups and cycling destinations. The two day festival and consumer show will also include BMX flatland and aerial stunts, a kid zone, adult big wheel races, learn to ride clinics, strider course, sprint competitions, demo area, antique bicycle display, a fashion show, incredible programming, live entertainment, beer garden, food trucks and more! A portion of the event proceeds will go to support theColorado High School Cycling League,Trips for Kids Denver MetroandWish for Wheels. Location: Sports Authority Field: Lot J, 1701 Bryant St, Denver, CO 80204, Free & Open to the public, Amanda Knutson, 515-681-6036, [email protected], coloradobikeexpo.com

May 19-21, 2017 — 2017 Electric Bike Expo, Salt Lake City, UT, National e-bike expo with test rides, manufacturers, discounts, sales, education, booths, and more! Held at Smith’s Ballpark at the parking lot on 77 West 1300 South, Salt Lake City Utah 84115, Friday 3pm-7pm; Saturday 9am-6pm; Sunday 10am-5pm, free to the public!, Electric Bike Association , 702-626-0925, [email protected], electricbikeassociation.org/events/saltlakecity/

May 20-21, 2017 — Cole Sport Bike Swap, Park City, UT, 9-5 Sat., 9-3 Sun. $10 fee if bike sells. Proceeds go to Mountain Trails Foundation. Drop bikes off at Cole Sport, 1615 Park Ave. on 5/19. Pick up is by 3 pm on 5/21., Scott Dudevoir, 435-649-4806, [email protected], mountaintrails.org, colesport.com

May 20, 2017 — Pedal Palooza, Herriman, UT, An event for the whole family, kids bike parade, kids bike races, bike safety rodeo, helmet safety inspection, helmet decorating station. Starts at 10 am (pre-event helmet checks at 9), Butterfield Park, Kami Greenhagen, 801-913-3251, [email protected], pp.infinitecycles.com

May 20, 2017 — SLUG Cat Bicycle Scavenger Hunt, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, This exciting event features a scavenger hunt bike race all that takes you all over Salt Lake City. Build a team of the coolest cats you know and win awesome prizes from our local sponsors! 5th Annual, Angela Brown, 801-487-9221, [email protected], John Ford, 801-487-9221, [email protected], slugmag.com

May 20, 2017 — Ogden Bike Swap, Utah Bike Month, Ogden, UT, Ogden Bicycle Collective is hosting a Bike Swap 12 pm – 6 pm, 936 28th St., Josh Jones, 801-629-8757, [email protected], Clint Watson, 801-997-0336, [email protected], bicyclecollective.org/ogden-news/item/570-ogden-bike-swap

May 20, 2017 — Provo Bike Picnic, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, There’s no sweeter way to spend your Saturday afternoon than a bike picnic. Meet us at 4pm at Utah Lake State Park for a fun, causal bike ride. We will pedal on over to Lakeview Park to enjoy a homemade picnic. Be sure to pack your own food and blankets. Meet @ 4:00 pm, Ride starts at 4:30 pm Meet at Utah Lake State Park (4400 Center St, Provo) – Picnic @ Lakeview Park (2825 W 1390 N), Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org

May 21-26, 2017 — Flagstaff Bike to Work and School Week, Bike Month, Flagstaff, AZ, Bike to work, record your commute, win prizes!, Joe Shannon, 928-523-1740, [email protected], Anthony Quintile, 928-779-5969, [email protected], Flagstaff Biking , [email protected], flagstaffbiking.org

May 23, 2017 — Salt Lake City Mayor’s Bike to Work Day, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, A mellow ride with Mayor Jackie Biskupski under police escort. Breakfast, music, and more at 7:30 am, beginning at the 900 South Pump Track at 905 S, 700 W. Bike ride begins at 8am and ends at the Salt Lake City and County Building., Tara Olson, 801-535-6167, [email protected], slcgov.com/biketoworkday

May 26, 2017 — Pedal Provo Ghost Tours, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Friday the 13th Ghost Ride, sponsored by Provo Cycling Ghost Tours, Memorial Park (800 E Center Street) 9-11 pm, Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org

June 1-3, 2017 — Cache Valley High School MTB Team Bike Swap, Logan, UT, What is a bike swap? Well, it’s a place where you can bring your used bikes and bike gear to sell and it is an event where you can buy used bikes and bike gear at great “swap meet” prices! We will be accepting bikes/gear as early as noon on Thursday. Bike Swap at Bridger Area Technical College, 1401 N 1000 W, Logan, Utah 84321, June 1 4-8 pm, June 2 10am-8 pm, June 3 10 am-6pm, Amie Hansen, 435-881-9390, [email protected], cachevalleymtb.blogspot.com

June 3, 2017 — National Trails Day, Park City, UT, Location & Project TBA, Charlie Sturgis, 435-649-6839, [email protected], mountaintrails.org

June 3, 2017 — National Trails Day, Salt Lake City, UT, Volunteer on Trail Projects., Kristen Kenley, (801) 501-0850, [email protected], rei.com/saltlakecity

June 3, 2017 — National Trails Day, Weber County, UT, Weber Pathways Trail Day. Come out an build trails! Check website for details., Rod Kramer, 801-393-2304, [email protected], weberpathways.org

June 3, 2017 — Road Respect Ride, Logan, UT, Celebrate Logan’s Active Transportation by joining us for the Road Respect Ride. Event begins at 12 pm and ends at 2 pm., Gary Saxton, 435-752-2161, 435-374-8076, [email protected], logandowntown.org

June 10, 2017 — Bike Prom, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, Bike Prom, the Bicycle Collective’s annual fancy bike party. Gallivan Center, 293 Main St. Wear your prom outfits. Pre-prom ride: 6:00pm starting at Pioneer Park., Clint Watson, 801-328-2453, 801-400-3072, [email protected], bicyclecollective.org, bikeprom.com

June 19-23, 2017 — Cycleability Special Needs Bike Camp, Bluffdale, UT, Cycling camp for kids with autism and special needs. Held at Summit Academy High School (14942 South 560 West, Bluffdale), Dorene Sambado, 801-541-3792, [email protected], cycleability.org

June 23-24, 2017 — Adventure + Gear Fest, Snowbird, UT, Adventure + Gear (A+G) is the largest public expo for Outdoor Action Sports in the state of Utah. Over 125,000 sq/ft of outdoor gear, adventure resources and other things that really matter. Most exhibiting retailers and manufacturers are headquartered or provide jobs in Utah. Attendees can also learn about ways of assisting the incredible non-profits that fight to preserve the wilderness that we love and keep our trails maintained. Part of Adventure Gear Week in Sandy., Scott Kerr, 801-758-5009, 801-558-2073, [email protected], Josh Christensen, 801-758-5009, [email protected], adventuregearexpo.com, adventuregearfest.com

June 24, 2017 — Weber Pathways Trailfest, Ogden, UT, ride a section of the Centennial Trail, 8 am-12 pm, Rod Kramer, 801-393-2304, [email protected], weberpathways.org

July 8, 2017 — Goathead Weevil Release, Salt Lake City, UT, 4th Annual. Volunteers are invited to join the Jordan River Commission as we release puncturevine weevils along the Jordan River Trail. These insects play an important role in managing goatheads on the trail., Laura Hanson, 801-536-4158, [email protected], Jen Parsons-Soran, 801-502-6794, [email protected], jordanrivercommission.org

July 11, 2017 — Tour de Fat, New Belgium Brewing’s Tour de Fat, Sacramento, CA, Rolling Revival of Sustainable Folly! Various Western Locations. Proceeds from the Sacramento Tour de Fat benefit Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates, held at Ace of Spades., Paul Gruber, 888-622-4044, [email protected], newbelgium.com/tour-de-fat

August 12, 2017 — Tour de Fat, New Belgium Brewing’s Tour de Fat, Boise, ID, Rolling Revival of Sustainable Folly! Various Western Locations. Proceeds from the Boise Tour de Fat benefit Southwest Idaho Mountain Bike Association, Boise Bicycle Project, and Treasure Valley Cycling Association. Held at Outlaw Field at Idaho Botanical Garden, Paul Gruber, 888-622-4044, [email protected], newbelgium.com/tour-de-fat

September 22, 2017 — World Car Free Day, UT, Ride your bike and leave the car at home!, None , [email protected], worldcarfree.net

November 18, 2017 — Henderson Stroll ’n Roll, Henderson , NV, Henderson Stroll n Roll is modeled after the Ciclovia founded Bogota, Columbia. During the event roads are closed to motorized traffic, allowing the community to come together and enjoy the streets on bicycles, skates, skateboards or simply on foot. The car-free street festival is packed with activities for all ages. Along the route, enjoy children’s activities, interactive demonstrations, free fitness classes and games., Charlene Ham, 702-267-5707, [email protected], Annette Mullins, 877-775-5252, [email protected], bikehenderson.org

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