Utah Bike Month Calendar of Events

Utah Bike Month 2019 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!

April 27, 2019Trail Prom, Utah Bike Month, St. George, UT, Celebrating bikes, our trails, our community. A free, easy, no-drop community bike ride followed by a formal dance party at Snake Hollow Bike Park, 1144 N 2400 W, 4 PM. Wear your best formal attire!, Judith Rognli, 435-574-9304, [email protected], bicyclecollective.org/st-george-events/, facebook.com/STGBC/

April 30-June 25, 2019Babes with Babes on Bikes, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Come join other bike-loving families on a friendly bike ride exploring bikeways and parks. Fantastic family time, great socializing opportunity, fun workout, and very eco-friendly. This ride will meet every Tuesday at 10am at Joaquin Park and end at the 11am storytime at Provo Library., Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org, facebook.com/events/2210030759043009/

May 1, 2019Bike 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 1-31, 2019Provo Bike Month, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Tons of great rides, events, and festivals throughout May, organized by Bike Provo and the Provo Bicycle Collective, Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org

May 1-31, 2019St. George Bike Month, Utah Bike Month, St. George, UT, Various events throughout St. George to celebrate Bike Month, bikedixie.org

May 1-31, 2019Bike Photo Show, Utah Bike Month, Millcreek, UT, The fine art bike photos of William Athey will be on display at the Millcreek Library for all of May, 2250 East Evergreen Avenue., None , [email protected], slcolibrary.org/gl/glal/libraryMillcreek.htm

May 3, 2019Bike In Movie, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Provo Bicycle Collective, 9 pm, Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org

May 3, 2019Bike to Art Stroll, 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 4, 2019Tour de Brewtah, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, A tour of the city highlighting Salt Lake's great bicycle infrastructure, engaged community, and craft beers., Becky Van Horsen, 801-484-4128, [email protected], tourdebrewtah.com

May 4, 2019Cycle de Mayo, tentative date, 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 4, 2019Brunch on Bikes, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Join a representative from Mad Dog Cycles for a cruise around town, stopping at many great restaurants along the way. Meet at Pioneer Park for departure. Anticipated stops include Provo Bakery, Ivie Juice Bar, Bianca’s La Petite, Peace on Earth Cafe, Fillings and Emulsions, and Hruska’s Kolaches., Randy Gibb, 801-222-9577, [email protected], Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org

May 8, 2019National 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 9, 2019Bicycle Pit Stops – Bike to Work, 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 11, 2019Golden Spoke, Utah Bike Month, Wasatch Front, UT, This second annual cycling event features 100 miles of interconnected trail systems across the Wasatch Region 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

May 12, 2019Cyclofemme Ride, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Women's only ride. Join us for the 6th 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, 6-7 pm, Heather Skabelund, 971-404-1557, [email protected], Jennifer Messenger, [email protected], cyclofemme.com, bikeprovo.org

May 13-17, 2019Utah 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 13-17, 2019Bike to Work and School Week, Utah Bike Month, Logan, UT, Cycle-Delia! Celebrate Bike to Work Week! Ride by for fuel at our post work feedzones, pedal through a mixed terrain alleycat, or experience a casual bike n dine with friends., 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 13-17, 2019Utah 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 15, 2019Ride 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, 2019Salt 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 7:00 am, Bike ride begins at 8am at Northwest Rec Center 1255 W. Clark Ave (300 N), and ends at the Salt Lake City and County Building., Salt Lake City Transportation , 801-535-6630, [email protected], Amy Nilsson, 801-535-6167, 801-535-6110, [email protected], slcgov.com/biketoworkday, slcityevents.com

May 17, 2019Bike 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 17th, 7:30-9:30am, 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: Park City Heights, 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], basinrecreation.org

May 17, 2019National 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 17, 2019St. George Bike to Work Day, Utah Bike Month, St. George, UT, Bike to work in St. George – various stops throughout the city!, Judith Rognli, 435-574-9304, [email protected], bikedixie.org

May 18, 2019Bike Day with the Mayor of Springville City, Utah Bike Month, Springville City, UT, 9:30 gather, 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/bike-with-mayor/

May 18, 2019Ogden Bike Swap, Utah Bike Month, Ogden, UT, Ogden Bicycle Collective is hosting a Bike Swap 12 pm – 7 pm, 936 28th St., Danielle Stiff, 801-997-0336, [email protected], bicyclecollective.org/ogden-news/item/570-ogden-bike-swap, facebook.com/events/2280356492212046/

May 18, 2019Bikes and Trikes Children's Bike Festival, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Grab your family, friends, and neighbors and pedal on over Location TBA 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

May 23, 2019Bicycle Pit Stops: Bikes, Bites, and Beverages, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, 4p.m.-6p.m. evening pit stops throughout Salt Lake City on popular bicycle routes. Food trucks, music, and more. See facebook the week before for locations., Salt Lake City Transportation , 801-535-6630, [email protected], slc.gov/transportation/2019/04/22/bike-month-2019/, facebook.com/slcmoves

May 25, 2019Pedal 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

May 30, 2019Bicycle Pit Stops: SLC Bike to School Day, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, Salt Lake City School District children and parents are encouraged to practice bike safety and ride to school., Salt Lake City Transportation , 801-535-6630, [email protected], slc.gov/transportation/2019/04/22/bike-month-2019/, facebook.com/slcmoves

June 8, 2019Bike Prom, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, Bike Prom, the Bicycle Collective's annual fancy bike party. Tracy Aviary, Wear your prom outfits. Pre-prom ride: 6:00pm starting at TBA, Sean Murphy, 801-328-2453, [email protected], bicyclecollective.org, bikeprom.com

June 15, 2019SLUG 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 in town, make new friends  and win awesome prizes from our local sponsors! 7th Annual SLUG Cat Alleycat Bike Race!, Angela Brown, 801-487-9221, [email protected], John Platt, 801-487-9221, [email protected], Anne Olsen, [email protected], slugmag.com

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