Utah Bike Month Calendar of Events

Utah Bike Month 2017 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!

Kidical Mass — Salt 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 SLC — Salt 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 29, 2017 — 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.org

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 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 13, 2017 — Cyclofemme Ride, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Women's only ride. Join us for the 4th 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 Center Street and University Ave. at 2 pm at the Historic County Courthouse and will take a nice slow paced 5 mile ride around Downtown Provo ending at Joaquin Park., Heather Skabelund, 971-404-1557, [email protected], Jennifer Messenger, [email protected], cyclofemme.com

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], cyclingutah.com/event-calendars/bicycling-events-swaps-and-festivals/

May 15-19, 2017 — Bike to Work and School Week, Utah Bike Month, Logan, UT, Bike to Work & School Week offers free 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 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 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 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 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 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

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

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