Utah Bike Month Calendar of Events

Utah Bike Month 2022 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, 2022SLUG Mag's 10th 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], Nick Zunkowski, 801-487-9221, [email protected], Anne Olsen, [email protected], slugmag.com

May 1, 2022National Ride A Bike Day, Utah Bike Month, Everywhere, UT, Celebrating National Ride A Bike Day is simple: go for a ride — any ride. Whether it’s a short trip on a bikeshare bike or a double century, any way you choose to ride a bike is the right way to ride a bike, None , [email protected], bikeleague.org

May 1-31, 2022Provo Bike Month, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Tons of events throughout the month: 4/30 (Sat) – Tree ID & Provo River Bike Bioblitz at Paul Ream Park 9am 5/4 (Wed) – Basic Bicycle Maintenance Class 7pm – PBC 5/5 (Thurs) – Bike to Work (or Anywhere) Day 7:30-9am 5/6 (Fri) – Re-Imagine Timpview Dr. Project, 6pm 5/7 (Sat) – Slate Canyon Saturday (service and educational event) 9AM-12PM – Conserve Utah Valley 5/7 (Sat) – Re-Imagine Timpview Dr. Party, 7pm 5/11 (Wed) – Intro to Bike Camping Class 7pm – PBC 5/13 (Fri) – Morning Social Ride (Utah Lake breakfast ride) 7:30am – PBC 5/14 (Sat) – FFUFR (Fun, Fun Underground Forest Race) 6:30pm – Mt. Timpanogos Bike Skills Park 5/14 (Sat) Golden Spoke Ride 8am start time- UDOT 5/18 (Wed) – Ride of Silence 7PM- Dixon Middle School 5/20 (Fri) – Evening Social Ride (Cargo bike/e-bike round-up) 6:30pm – PBC 5/21 (Sat) – Motherload Screening in Springville- Hobble Creek Bicycle Association 5/27 (Fri) – Bike-In Movie Napoleon Dynamite at Lions Park 8pm – Provo City (Evening Social Ride–Bike to the Movie, 7pm – PBC), Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org/provo-bike-month-2022

May 4, 2022National 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 5, 2022Bike 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 14, 2022Golden Spoke, Utah Bike Month, Wasatch Front, UT, 4th Annual, 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

May 16-20, 2022National Bike to Work Week, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, Week-long festival with events, Bike to Work Day, and more., None , [email protected], cyclingutah.com/event-calendars/bicycling-events-swaps-and-festivals/

May 16-20, 2022Bike to Work and School Week, Utah Bike Month, Logan, UT, Bike events and bike passport around Logan, Carly Lansche, 435-755-1646, [email protected], trails.cachecounty.org

May 16-20, 2022Utah 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 16-20, 2022National 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 18, 2022Salt Lake City Mayor’s Bike to Work Day, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, A mellow ride with Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall under police escort. Ride starts at Allen Park (about 1750 S and 1300 E) , will go through Liberty Park and end at the Salt Lake City and County Building. https://www.facebook.com/events/676942700056159/, Salt Lake City Transportation , 801-535-6630, [email protected], Amy Nilsson, 801-535-6167, 801-535-6110, [email protected], slc.gov/transportation/2022/04/29/bikemonth/, slcityevents.com

May 18, 2022Ride 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 20, 2022Bike 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], Nichole Wilson, 435-649-1564, ext. 33, [email protected], basinrecreation.org/event/bike-to-school/

May 20, 2022National 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, 2022SLUG Cat Alleycat Bike Race!, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, Starts at Saturday Cycles. 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! 10th 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], Nick Zunkowski, 801-487-9221, [email protected], slugmag.com/slug-cat/

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