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Saturday, May 12 – Sunday, May 20, 2018

Join us for the 17th 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.

 

Schedule of Events:

Try GoCOMO FREE All Week

  • Everyone rides the City buses, including Paratransit, for free all week long!

 

Saturday, May 12

  • E-Bike Demo & Guided Tour: 2-4pm

    • Test ride electric bikes at Shelter Insurance, with a guided tour leaving at 2:30pm.
    • FREE! Pre-register to reserve a bike for the tour.
    • Start location: Shelter Insurance, 1817 W Broadway
    • Presented by Shelter Insurance
    • Registration: All of our e-bikes for the guided tour have been reserved, but everyone is welcome to attend to test ride e-bikes at Shelter | Facebook event

 

Sunday, May 13

  • Mother’s Day Family Fun Ride: 2-4pm

    • This is a kid-friendly bike ride along the Hominy Creek trail with Mother’s Day activities and food at the finish. Check-in starts at 1:30pm next to the playground.
    • FREE!
    • Start location: Stephens Lake Park (Broadway entrance), 2001 E. Broadway
    • Presented by Broadway Diner
    • No registration required | Facebook event

 

Postponed to rain date of Monday, May 21

  • Hinkson Happy Hour: 4-6pm

    • Greenbelt Land Trust hosts this self-guided happy hour walk on the protected land along the Hinkson Creek Trail.
    • Start location: Capen Park, 1600 Capen Park Dr.
    • Presented by Greenbelt Land Trust
    • Registration is only $15 and includes a Klean Kanteen stainless steel pint cup and free samples of beer provided by Craft Beer Cellar
    • Register on-site at Capen Park | Facebook event

 

Tuesday, May 15

 

Wednesday, May 16

  • Bikes & Brews: 6-8pmBikes & 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.
    • Start location: Walt’s Bike Shop, 1217 Rogers St.
    • Presented by PedNet Coalition
    • Details | Facebook event
  • Cosmo Family Fun Fest: 6-8pm

 

Thursday, May 17Younger woman giving bike ride to older woman in adapted wheelchair bike

  • Giving Rides & All-Access Play: 2-4pm

    • Take a ride on our adapted two-seated Duet Tandem Bike featuring a wheelchair front. Steinberg Playground has adapted play equipment for everyone.
    • FREE!
    • Location: Cosmo Park at Steinberg Playground, 1615 Business Loop 70 W.
    • Presented by PedNet & Cafe Berlin
    • No registration required | Facebook event
  • Walt’s Bike Repair Workshop: 6-7:30pm

    • Learn the basics of bike repair such as replacing or repairing a flat tire, as well as minor cable adjustments.
    • FREE!
    • Location: Walt’s Bike Shop, 1217 Rogers St.
    • Presented by Walt’s Bike Shop
    • No registration required | Facebook event

 

Friday, May 18

  • Breakfast Station Day: 7-9am

    • Enjoy free breakfast as you bike, walk or wheel about town from these 8 locations.
    • FREE!
    • Locations (map):
      • The ARC: Sponsored by Hy-Vee
      • Garth Nature Area: Sponsored by Kiwanis Club
      • City Hall: Sponsored by Public Transit Advisory Commission
      • Williams & Walnut: Sponsored by WELLAWARE
      • Forum MKT Trailhead: Sponsored by Clovers Natural Market & Tryathletics
      • Capen Park: Sponsored by Greenbelt Land Trust, Second Chance, Root Cellar & Three Story Coffee
      • Flat Branch Park: Sponsored by Mayor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Health, McDonald’s, and Walt’s Bike Shop
      • Smoothie King: 1203 E. Broadway
    • No registration required | Facebook event
    • Rain date: Friday, May 25

 

Saturday, May 19

  • The Learning Loop: 11am-1pm

    • Bring your kids for a fun ride on a GoCOMO bus with activity stops at local parks and the Library. Light lunch will be provided. Recommended for children ages 4-10.
    • Free for kids!
    • Start location: Wabash Bus Station, 126 N 10th St.
    • Presented by GoCOMO
    • Registration | Facebook event

 

Sunday, May 20

  • Hairy Hundred Gravel Race: 8am

    • The Hairy Hundred is the epitome of gravel bike racing in Boone County, Missouri. The event will start and finish at Katfish Katy’s and loop through 100 miles of some of our finest gravel roads.
    • Registration | Facebook event

 

Woman riding yellow bicycle with flowers in basket

 



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