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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.

Schedule of Events:

 

Saturday, May 11

Dirt Dames Women’s Mountain Bike Celebration: 10am-2pm

    • Celebrate International Women’s Mountain Biking Day by riding singletrack, playing games, and eating food. 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!
 

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 is 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! All donations will benefit PedNet’s Giving Rides program.
 

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
 

Thursday, May 16

Shelter Insurance Electric Bike Demo: 3-6pm

    • Join us for an e-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: 7-9am

    • 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!
    • Location: Several stops around town (to be announced!)
    • Presented by: PedNet Coalition
 

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.

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