Bike, Walk & Wheel Week

Bike, Walk & Wheel Week logo of bike, person walking, person using wheelchair, bus

Saturday, May 11 – Sunday, May 19, 2019

Join us for the 18th annual Bike, Walk & Wheel Week!

Bike, Walk & Wheel Week is Columbia’s annual celebration of being active. We have a very full and very fun week of biking, walking and wheeling events ready for you!

Follow the Bike, Walk & Wheel Week Facebook page for all the updates.

Download the Bike, Walk & Wheel Week Event Guide

Schedule of Events:

 

Saturday, May 11

Dirt Dames Women’s Mountain Bike Celebration
Event change due to weather: 11am-1pm

    • Celebrate International Women’s Mountain Biking Day! This is a celebration for all women! This event is hosted by the CoMo Dirt Dames, a local group which connects and empowers women mountain bikers.
    • FREE!
    • Presented by: CoMo Dirt Dames
    • Updated activities because of weather and trail conditions:
      • No trail ride because of wet conditions
      • Activities:
        • “What to bring on the trail” clinic
        • How to get into mountain bike racing
        • Flat repair clinic
      • No longer a potluck event, some pizza will be ordered in advance
 

Sunday, May 12

Mother’s Day Family Fun Ride: 2-4pm

    • This is a bike ride and walk for kids of all ages. There will be Mother’s Day activities and food at the finish. Check-in at 1:30pm.

    • FREE!
    • Start location: Stephens Lake Park – Gordon Shelter (Broadway entrance), 2001 E Broadway
 

Monday, May 13

Hinkson Happy Hour: 4-6pm

    • Greenbelt Land Trust hosts this happy hour walk on the protected land along the Hinkson Creek Trail.

    • Purchase your Silipint silicone pint glass for $15 and happy hour beer, wine, and snacks are free!

Rain date: Monday, May 20

 

Tuesday, May 14

Wheelchair & Bike Wash: 5:30-8pm

    • Enjoy a cold beverage at Logboat Brewing while getting your bike or wheelchair detailed.

    • Donations encouraged!
    • In the wake of TriZou worker Randall Siddens being struck by the driver of a car and hospitalized, we have decided to forward all donations at the event onto his family. Come and get your wheels washed and help out this family!
 

Wednesday, May 15

Bikes & Brews: 6-8pm

    • Bikes & Brews logo of black chain ring with yellow beer pint

      Join us for a spring evening bike tour (or walking tour!) of downtown Columbia with stops for local microbrew samples. This is a fun, easy and social ride through The District.

    • Presented by: PedNet Coalition

Rain date: Wednesday, May 22

 

Thursday, May 16

E-Bike Demo – Presented by Shelter Insurance: 3-6pm

    • Join us for an electric bike demonstration at Shelter Insurance. Local bike shops will be on hand with electric bikes to test ride.
    • FREE!

Walt’s Bike Maintenance Workshop: 6-7:30pm

    • Learn the basics of beginner bike maintenance, with an opportunity to ask questions of the pros at Walt’s Bike Shop. Members of the Mayor’s Task Force on Climate Action and Adaptation Planning will be on hand to discuss how maintaining your bike and lowering your climate footprint go hand-in-hand.
    • FREE!
 

Friday, May 17

Breakfast Station Day – Presented by Cafe Berlin:
7-9am

    • Cafe Berlin rooster logo

      Breakfast Station Day returns at all of the favorite locations from years past! Enjoy free breakfast as you bike, walk, or wheel about town. Stop by the station nearest you on your normal route, or set off on a mission to hit as many as you can.

    • FREE!

    • Locations (see the map):
      • The ARC
      • Garth Nature Area
      • City Hall
      • Williams & Walnut
      • Forum MKT Trailhead
      • Capen Park
      • Flat Branch Park
      • One to One Print Shop
 

Saturday, May 18

Cruise the Creeks: 1-3pm

    • Riders will enjoy an educational bike ride along the MKT Trail highlighting the City of Columbia’s efforts to improve water quality in the Flat Branch/Hinkson Creek watersheds.
    • FREE!
 

Sunday, May 19

E-Bike Ride: 2-4pm

    • This 15-mile ride will be reasonably paced for electric bikes (13-15 mph) with some hills. Non e-bike riders are welcome to join if they can maintain that pace and climb relatively fast. A significant portion of the ride will be on gravel trails. Several e-bikes will be available for loan from Cyclex. Call or stop in to reserve one: 573-874-7044.
    • FREE!
  • No registration required | Questions? Call or text Ted Curtis: 573-489-8853.
 

T-Shirts

This year Bike, Walk & Wheel Week shirts are FREE!!!

The t-shirts have been graciously sponsored by One to One Print Shop. You can pick up yours (first come, first served!) at any Bike, Walk & Wheel Week event through Thursday, May 16. At Breakfast Station Day on Friday, May 17, One to One will give away any remaining t-shirts at the Breakfast Station at their location.

Raffle

Sign in during each Bike, Walk & Wheel Week event to be entered into the raffle! Each event you attend, t-shirt you purchase, and stop you visit during Breakfast Station Day Presented by Cafe Berlin earns you a separate entry.

Prizes have been donated by Walt’s Bike Shop, Cyclex, Tryathletics, Bur Oak Brewing, and D&H Drugstore, including our grand prize of a Trek FX 1 bike!

  • Walt’s Bike Shop: Trek FX 1 bike
  • Tryathletics: Three $100 gift cards
  • Cyclex: Three $100 gift cards
  • D&H Drugstore: 2 gift baskets valued at $100 each
  • Bur Oak: Trucker hat
Woman riding yellow bicycle with flowers in basket


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