Utah Bike Month Calendar of Events

Utah Bike Month 2018 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!

March 30-November 17, 2018 — Pedal Provo Ghost Tours, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, We ride around Provo stopping at various haunted locations around the city. At each location, your tour guide will tell you a story that actually happened at that spot. You get to learn more about an old city and are sure to be a little frightened in the process., Derek Jacobs, 385-312-0456, [email protected], pedalprovo.com

April 28, 2018 — Tour de Brewtah, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, A tour highlighting Salt Lake's great bicycle infrastructure, engaged community, and craft beers, Becky Van Horsen, 801-484-4128, [email protected], Cynthia Stringham, 801-535-6167, [email protected], tourdebrewtah.com

May 1, 2018 — 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/272554273280249/

May 2, 2018 — Music and Mechanics, Utah Bike Month, St. George, UT, Open Stage at the St. George Bicycle Collective, 70 W St. George Blvd. Wrench on your bike and listen to local music. Sign ups for the Open Stage start 6:30 PM, Performances 7 PM – 9 PM, $3 donation at the door, workbenches open to the public, Judith Rognli, 435-574-9304, [email protected], bicyclecollective.org/st-george-events/, facebook.com/STGBC/

May 2-30, 2018 — Lunch Outside, Utah Bike Month, St. George, UT, Wednesdays, Unwind, feel free, and socialize. Weekly ride and picnic starting at the St. George Bicycle Collective, 70 W St. George Blvd. Meet at 12PM, roll out 12:10 PM, back at the Collective at 1 PM. Please bring your own lunch, water, flat tire repair, etc., Judith Rognli, 435-574-9304, [email protected], bicyclecollective.org/st-george-events/, facebook.com/STGBC/

May 5, 2018 — OpenStreets Salt Lake City, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, Designed to engage new people in bicycling and physical activity. The event will temporarily open a route of city streets exclusively to walking, biking, and other forms of active transportation. Includes activities such as exercise classes, dance classes, music, food, games and other attractions. This year, Salt Lake City will be highlighting a route downtown on 200 West, 200 South, West Temple, and 300 South from West Temple west to Pioneer Park. 10 am – 4 pm., Tara Olson, 801-535-6167, [email protected], slcopenstreets.com

May 5, 2018 — Reno Bike Swap, Bike Month, Reno Bike Week, Reno, NV, Biggest Little Bike Swap. Idlewild Park. 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 5, 2018 — Cycle de Mayo, Utah Bike Month, Riverdale , UT, Promotes bicycling versus driving for light shopping and dining. The purpose is to make more people aware of how pathways available to citizens throughout the Weber County area can sometimes provide more convenient access to those businesses. Noon to 4 pm, Riverdale Town Square, bike valet, swag bags, prizes, and more!, Mark Benigni, 801-393-2304, [email protected], Micheal Staten, 801-589-2686, [email protected], riverdalecity.com/departments/recreation/Flyers/Cycle%20De%20Mayo%20Event%202018.pdf, facebook.com/Riverdale-City-Utah-181710475200673/

May 9, 2018 — 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 10, 2018 — Ogden Trails Shindig, Utah Bike Month, Ogden, UT, Fundraising event and party to benefit the Ogden Trails Network and The Ogden Bike Park 6-9 pm – The Front Climbing Gym 225 20th St, vendors, BMX show, party, food, Josh Jones, 801-629-8757, [email protected], shiftworks.bike, ogdencity.com

May 12, 2018 — Cyclofemme Ride, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Women's only ride. Join us for the 5th Annual CycloFemme ride. We are teaming up with the Provo Bicycle Collective and Provo City to make this ride a great. This will be a casual ride for all ages. The ride will start at the Provo Bike Collective, 397 E 200 N, Provo, UT 84606, Heather Skabelund, 971-404-1557, [email protected], Jennifer Messenger, [email protected], cyclofemme.com, bikeprovo.org

May 12, 2018 — 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 12, 2018 — 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, renoriverfestival.com/reno-river-roll

May 12, 2018 — Yoga and Ride with Rachel Cieslewicz, Utah Bike Month, St. George, UT, Local runner, yoga instructor, cyclist, and friend, Rachel Cieslewicz, will be collaborating with the St. George Bicycle Collective for a refreshing morning of cycling and yoga. Bike Ride starting at the St. George Bicycle Collective, 70 W St. George Blvd, 9 AM – 10 AM, Yoga for Cyclists at Yoga Soul 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM, Judith Rognli, 435-574-9304, [email protected], bicyclecollective.org/st-george-events/, facebook.com/STGBC/

May 13-19, 2018 — Boise Bike Week, Bike Month, Boise, ID, A celebration of cycling in all of its forms, Boise Bike Week take place in the middle of National Bike Month and recognizes National Bike to Work Day on Friday May 18th. There is something for everyone: Bike to Work day, week, happy hours, bike to vote, bike in movie, bike fair, bike rodeo, 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! facebook.com/BoiseBikeWeek, Lisa Brady, 208-761-8507, [email protected], boisebikeweek.org, biketreasurevalley.org

May 13-19, 2018 — 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 13, 2018 — Cyclofemme Reno, Bike Month, Reno Bike Week, Reno, NV, Riders of any gender, join the casual six mile ride to celebrate all women, Meet at 9am at the BELIEVE sculpture in Reno City Plaza, Truckee Meadows Bicycle Alliance , 775-323-4488, [email protected], bikewashoe.org

May 13, 2018 — Cyclofemme Ride, Bike Month, Boise, ID, Low key women's ride, Lisa Brady, 208-761-8507, [email protected], biketreasurevalley.org, boisebikeweek.org

May 14-18, 2018 — 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], cyclingutah.com/event-calendars/bicycling-events-swaps-and-festivals/

May 14-18, 2018 — Bike to Work and School Week, Utah Bike Month, Logan, UT, Celebrate Bike to Work Week by riding your bike to work or school. All week bike commuters enjoy free food and drink,, free bike checkups and more. Participate in the passport program to earn a chance to win a free bicycle courtesy of Sunrise Cyclery. Come to our morning and afternoon locations to sample fare from local eateries, and Friday we’ll be closing the week with a morning ride with Logan City Mayor Holly Daines, and in the evening, a free concert at Stokes Nature Center by Earthestra., Gary Saxton, 435-752-2161, 435-374-8076, [email protected], Dayton Crites, 435-755-1646, [email protected], facebook.com/events/181020812630348/, trails.cachecounty.org/news/?id=48

May 15, 2018 — 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 16, 2018 — 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., Martin Gregory, [email protected], rideofsilence.org

May 16, 2018 — Ride 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. 7 pm., Lucy Ordaz, 801-787-4384, [email protected], rideofsilence.org, facebook.com/events/850656535006205/851159871622538/

May 16, 2018 — 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 Bike Prescott, Patricia David, [email protected], rideofsilence.org, bikeprescott.org

May 16, 2018 — Ride of Silence, Bike Month, Las Vegas, NV, 14th Annual Las Vegas Ride of Silence, Wednesday May 16th. Meet at the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, 600 South Grand Central Parkway, parking lot. Registration from 6:15 to 6:50 PM. Ride begins at 7:00 PM sharp. This is a street ride in traffic that will go through downtown Las Vegas, then wind through the Central Medical Area and historic neighborhoods. All riders must have lights front and rear as per Nevada statutes. You must also wear a bike helmet while riding. This ride is open to all ages but is not really meant for younger children because of traffic conditions. All riders under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian on the ride., Jim Litttle, 702-360-4751, [email protected], rideofsilence.org

May 16, 2018 — Ride of Silence, Bike Month, Boise, ID, Ride to honor dead and injured cyclists. This ride will coincide with a kick off of the 2nd Idaho Walk Bike Summit and we will convene post ride for discussion with advocates from across Idaho. All event details will be listed by March 30, 2018., Lisa Brady, 208-761-8507, [email protected], rideofsilence.org, biketreasurevalley.org

May 16, 2018 — Ride of Silence, Bike Month, Sedona, AZ, Ride to honor dead and injured cyclists, Don Mathieu, , rideofsilence.org

May 17, 2018 — Salt Lake City Mayor’s Bike to Work Day, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, A mellow ride with Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski under police escort. Breakfast, music, and more at 7:15 am, Bike ride begins at 8am at Wasatch Hollow Park, 1631 E 1700 S, and ends at the Salt Lake City and County Building., Tara Olson, 801-535-6167, [email protected], slcityevents.com

May 17, 2018 — Commuter Convoy 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 17, 2018 — St. George Bike Month MTB Group Ride, Utah Bike Month, St. George, UT, Intermediate mountain bike ride leaving from the St. George Bicycle Collective, 70 W St. George Blvd, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. We will either ride Paradise Rim or City Creek. Helmets are REQUIRED for this ride and you must also be self-sufficient for any mechanicals one might encounter on a desert mtb ride (flat kit, water, snack, etc.), Judith Rognli, 435-574-9304, [email protected], bicyclecollective.org/st-george-events/, facebook.com/STGBC/

May 18, 2018 — Bike To Work, School, and Play Day, Utah Bike Month, Park City, UT, Hosted at the Park City High School. Bike to School, Work and Play Day with Mayor & Council, May 18th, 7:30-10:30am, Meet at Park City High School, Breakfast before work, school and play. Bike support station available. Pet-friendly & family-friendly. Breakfast, bicycle safety information and bike tune-ups. 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 18, 2018 — 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 18, 2018 — Logan Bike to Work with the Mayor, Utah Bike Month, Logan, UT, Celebrate Bike to Work Day by riding your bike to work or school. Ride with the Mayor! 10 am. See website for details on where., Gary Saxton, 435-752-2161, 435-374-8076, [email protected], Dayton Crites, 435-755-1646, [email protected], trails.cachecounty.org/news/?id=48, logandowntown.org

May 18, 2018 — Bike In Movie, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Provo Bicycle Collective, 9 pm, Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org

May 19, 2018 — Bike Day with the Mayor of Springville City, Utah Bike Month, Springville City, UT, 10:00 a.m. bike ride with the Mayor around town. Opening of the Splash Pad at the Springville Civic Center and park following the ride. Springville Civic Center – 110 South Main Street, Free food, bike swag, and bike licensing. City Splash Pad will be turned on after the ride. These are short rides. The smaller kids will bike around the block. The older will go on a 2-3 mile ride around the city, Rod Oldroyd, 801-491-7684, [email protected], springville.org

May 19-20, 2018 — Bike Bash, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, Bike Bash at the Fisher Mansion Beer Garden, Noon until 6 pm and maybe later, 1208 W 200 S, Phil Sarnoff, 801-440-3729, [email protected], bikeutah.org

May 20-25, 2018 — Flagstaff Bike to Work and School Week, Bike Month, Flagstaff, AZ, Bike to work, record your commute, win prizes!, Anthony Quintile, 928-779-5969, [email protected], Melissa Dunstan, [email protected], Kyle Hornbeck, [email protected], flagstaffbiking.org

May 22, 2018 — St. George Bike Month Bike Travelers' Showcase, Utah Bike Month, St. George, UT, Bike packers and wannabes talk about their adventures around town, around the globe, and their prep work for a multi-year trip. 7 PM – 9 PM, St. George Bicycle Collective, 70 W St. George Blvd., Judith Rognli, 435-574-9304, [email protected], bicyclecollective.org/st-george-events/, facebook.com/STGBC/

May 26, 2018 — SLUG Cat Bicycle Scavenger Hunt, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, This exciting event features a scavenger hunt bike race 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! 6th Annual, Angela Brown, 801-487-9221, [email protected], John Ford, 801-487-9221, [email protected], Anne Olsen, [email protected], slugmag.com

May 26, 2018 — Bikes and Trikes, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Grab your family, friends, and neighbors and pedal on over to Memorial Park (800 E Center St) on Saturday, May 26th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. You’ll want to bring your bikes, trikes and training wheels for some fun cycling festivities your whole family will enjoy!, Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org

June 2, 2018 — Golden Spoke, Utah Bike Month, Wasatch Front, UT, Join us to celebrate over 100 miles of safe, separated, and connected multi-use trails linking Ogden and Provo, by participating in a group bike ride and family-friendly event! This free event includes two simultaneous group bike rides, which will begin at Rainbow Gardens in Ogden Canyon and travel south (47 miles), and Bridal Veil Falls in Provo Canyon and travel north (57 miles). The two group bike rides will converge in the center of the connected trails at the new Jordan River Bridge in Salt Lake City., Heather McLaughlin-Kolb, 801-363-4250, [email protected], goldenspokeutah.org

June 4-8, 2018 — Bozeman Bike Week, Bike Month, Bozeman, MT, Bike Week is the most celebrated week of the year for cyclists everywhere. Bozeman Bike Week is more than just a jamboree of folks who prefer to commute via bicycle, it is also an opportunity to advocate safe cycling practices and routes, and to encourage alternative transportation to members of this great community. Morning and evening events will be happening all week, and knowledgeable volunteers will be available at each stop to offer safe route guidance and answer questions regarding bicycle traffic laws., 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/

June 9, 2018 — 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

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