Utah Bike Month Calendar of Events

Utah Bike Month 2021 Calendar of Events

Nothing Compares to the Simple Joy of a Bike Ride - John F. Kennedy Photo: Dave Iltis
Nothing Compares to the Simple Joy of a Bike Ride – John F. Kennedy Photo: Dave Iltis

May is Bike Month!

May 1-31, 2021SLUG Mag's 9th Annual Bike Issue, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, As soon as Utah Bike Month rolls around every May, we hop onto our rides and steer right into our annual Bike Issue. Learn about local organizations, businesses, groups and projects centered around cycling in our annual Bike Issue!, Angela Brown, 801-487-9221, [email protected], Morgan Keller, 435-901-3527, [email protected], Anne Olsen, [email protected], slugmag.com/slug-cat/

May 1, 2021Bike Month Kick-Off Party, Utah Bike Month, Logan, UT, This party will feature live music, an opportunity drawing, trail adoption registration, food trucks, and a bike rodeo., Gary Saxton, 435-752-2161, 435-374-8076, [email protected], Carly Lansche, 435-755-1646, [email protected], trails.cachecounty.org

May 3, 2021Provo's Hidden Gems – Social Ride, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Beginning at 6:30 p.m. join us in the discovery of gems Provo has hiding throughout the city, by bike., Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org

May 5, 2021Bike 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., Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org, facebook.com/events/176659717609495

May 5, 2021National 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

May 7, 2021Art Stroll and Roll, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Ride your bike to Downtown Provo’s monthly Art Stroll to check out fantastic local artwork and shop at our fun and unique downtown businesses. 6-9 pm., Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org

May 10-14, 2021Bike to Work and School Week, Utah Bike Month, Logan, UT, Aggie Blue Bike Mechanics and volunteers will be providing breakfast and tune-ups for people riding their bikes to work., Gary Saxton, 435-752-2161, 435-374-8076, [email protected], Carly Lansche, 435-755-1646, [email protected], trails.cachecounty.org

May 10, 2021Mural Tour – Social Ride, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Beginning at 6:30 p.m. join us in a ride-by of murals within Provo City by bike., Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org

May 14, 2021Bike To Work, School, and Play Day, Utah Bike Month, Park City, UT, Hosted at the Parley's Park, Jeremy Ranch and Trailside Elementary Schools, Start the day with a ride to school and receive snacks, drinks, and fun giveaways., Heinrich Deters, 435-649-8710, 435-659-1188 , [email protected], Julia Collins, [email protected], Sam Schwoebel, 435-649-1564, ext. 25 , [email protected], basinrecreation.org/event/bike-to-school/

May 17-23, 2021National Bike to Work Week, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, Week-long festival with bike races, Bike to Work Day, and more., None , [email protected], cyclingutah.com/event-calendars/bicycling-events-swaps-and-festivals/

May 17-21, 2021Utah Bike to Work Week, Utah Bike Month, All, UT, State employees across Utah are being encouraged to use their bikes to get to work this week. This could include using their bikes in conjunction with public transportation as a means of reducing single-occupancy vehicle trips. This effort is a way to raise awareness about active transportation options available to commuters., Heidi Goedhart, 801-783-8426, [email protected], udot.utah.gov

May 17-23, 2021National Bike to Work Week, Utah Bike Month, Everywhere, UT, A week to climb out of the motor vehicle and onto your bike on your way to work., None , [email protected], bikeleague.org

May 17, 2021Cargo Bike Roundup – Social Ride, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Begins at 6:30 p.m., Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org

May 19, 2021Ride of Silence, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Join the Provo chapter of the Worldwide Ride of Silence 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. Ride begins at 7 pm sharp., Lucy Ordaz Sanchez, 801-477-7048, [email protected], rideofsilence.org

May 21, 2021National 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 21, 2021Concert Cruise, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, From 6-8 p.m., Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org

May 24-28, 2021National Bike & Documentation Project, Utah Bike Month, Logan, UT, Volunteer during the last week of May at various times to capture bike and pedestrian data at Logan's intersections. The more data gathered leads to better informed decisions and greater investment in active transportation infrastructure within the city of Logan., Gary Saxton, 435-752-2161, 435-374-8076, [email protected], Carly Lansche, 435-755-1646, [email protected], trails.cachecounty.org

May 24, 2021Provo's World Famous Bike Tour – Social Ride, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Begins at 6:30 p.m., Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org

May 27, 2021Kick-Off Commuter Education Series, Utah Bike Month, Logan, UT, Commuter 101 class will be held in the Cache County Building Multi-Purpose Room 186 at 5:30 p.m. This will be the first of five classes to encourage people in Cache County to commute by bicycle., Gary Saxton, 435-752-2161, 435-374-8076, [email protected], Carly Lansche, 435-755-1646, [email protected], trails.cachecounty.org

May 29, 2021SLUG Cat Alleycat Bike Race!, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, This exciting alleycat event features a scavenger hunt bike race that takes you all over Salt Lake City. Bike with the coolest cats you know in town, make new friends  and win awesome prizes from our local sponsors! 9th Annual! Registration is open between 4-5 pm and at 5 the race will begin. Cyclists will ride around the city to collect points for their manifest. At 7pm we will begin the award ceremony and cyclists can relax for a well-earned celebration., Angela Brown, 801-487-9221, [email protected], Morgan Keller, 435-901-3527, [email protected], Anne Olsen, [email protected], slugmag.com/slug-cat/

May 29, 2021PBC Fun, Fun Underground Forest Race, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Will be held from 4-6 p.m. and put on by the Provo Bike Collective., Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org

May 31, 2021Spooky City Night Ride – Social Ride, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Begins at 9:00 p.m., Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org

June 1-30, 2021Golden Spoke, Utah Bike Month, Wasatch Front, UT, Virtual Ride in 2021. This third annual cycling event features 100 miles of interconnected trail systems across the Wasatch Region with multiple starting locations from Provo to Ogden, Utah. This year's theme also highlights the theme of the Spike 150 celebration of the completion of transcontinental railroad. Rides of various lengths — with 100 mile, 75 mile, 50 mile, 25 mile, 10 mile and 1.5 mile segments — will feature connections with local communities around various historic and contemporary railroad themes. Some stretches of trail in Utah, Davis and Weber County, will also include rails to trails cycling paths. The rides are geared for fun and community engagement rather than competition, and are planned to accommodate riders of all ages and abilities., Heidi Goedhart, 801-783-8426, [email protected], goldenspokeutah.org

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