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Bike Month Activity Highlights

Bike Month Activity Highlights

This a sampling of some of the awesome events being put on by TMBA and our partners during Bike Month. Our hope is to help inspire a cleaner, safer, and more eco-friendly Truckee Meadows Community.  Participating in Bike Month is a great way to show your support for a healthier commuting life style.

Saturday May 5:

Kiwanis Biggest Little Bike Sale and Swap

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Snowflake Pavilion at Idlewild Park (2055 Idlewild Dr, Reno)

All things bikes for sale from Kiwanis Bikes. The general public is invited to the biggest bike sale and swap in Reno. Consign your bike, parts, and more. 80% of the sales price goes to the consignor and 20% goes to the Kiwanis programs for kids. Vendors, contact Kiwanis at sparkskiwanis@gmail.com for booth details.

Saturday May 12:

Reno River Roll

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Wingfield Park (2 S Arlington Ave, Reno)

This moving concert is a celebration of everything bicycle. The Island of Black and White will take you on a soulful, slow ride with a performance and a sound system that will turn heads. The lead singer will weave through the costumed crowd of cyclists as you take an unforgettable tour of the streets of Reno. 2018 features a brand new 7-mile course which begins and ends with a party under the newly renovated Reno Arch.

https://renoriverfestival.com/reno-river-roll/

https://www.facebook.com/events/223853908189459/

River Festival Bike Valet

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wingfield Park (2 S Arlington Ave, Reno)

Come to the River Festival by bike, and park it in the free Kiwanis Bike Valet while you enjoy the events. Donations welcome and will support bicycling programs for kids.

Sunday May 13:

Cyclofemme

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Patagonia Outlet (130 S Center St, Reno)

Cyclofemme is a global celebration of women on bikes. Community ride leaves from downtown Reno Patagonia outlet, then returns for a fun social in the courtyard!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1939049996410300/

https://cyclofemme.com/

River Festival Bike Valet

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wingfield Park (2 S Arlington Ave, Reno)

Come to the River Festival by bike, and park it in the free Kiwanis Bike Valet while you enjoy the events. Donations welcome and will support bicycling programs for kids.

Monday May 13:

Bike Repair Clinic

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Centennial Plaza (1421 Victorian Ave, Sparks)

RTC Washoe and Reno Bike Project are offering free safety checks, tune ups, and basic repairs on bicycles in RTC’s Centennial Plaza in Sparks.

Tuesday May 14:

Ladies’ Night Bike Clinic

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Reno Bike Project (216 E Grove St, Reno)

Ladies’ Night at Reno Bike Project is a safe, welcoming, and educational bicycle maintenance workshop for all who identify as women, non-binary, or genderfluid.

www.renobikeproject.org

Wednesday May 15:

Commuter Rest Stop.

7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Patagonia Outlet (130 S Center St, Reno)

Stop by on your bike for free breakfast grains from Patagonia Provisions and free coffee from See See Motor Company.

Dan’s Night Bike Clinic

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Reno Bike Project (216 E Grove St, Reno)

Dan’s Night at Reno Bike Project is a welcoming, educational bicycle maintenance workshop for all, led by experienced volunteer mechanics.

Links: www.renobikeproject.org

Slow Roll

7:00 p.m. – ?

Wingfield Park (2 S Arlington Ave, Reno)

A friendly, no-drop group ride leaving from Wingfield Park. Peel off when you’re ready, or cruise with the group ‘till everybody else calls it.

Thursday May 16:

Ride for Reading

10 a.m. – ? a.m.

City Plaza (10 N Virginia St, Reno)

Join leadership from the Cities of Reno and Sparks, Washoe County School District’s Safe Routes to Schools program, and REMSA as we take part in a low stress bike ride with a purpose! Riders will cheer on city leaders as they read proclamations of Bike Week before rolling out to pick up backpacks full of books from the Washoe County Library System’s downtown Reno location. From there, riders will head to Hunter Lake Elementary School, by way of California Avenue, where they will deliver the books to a crowd of cheering children. From there, riders will return to City Plaza along the Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway for a few post-ride refreshments.

Friday May 17:

Pancake Feed

6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Reno Bike Project (216 E Grove St, Reno)

Free breakfast (coffee, pancakes, bacon, fruit, and juice) at Reno Bike Project for everyone riding their bike to school or work!

www.renobikeproject.org

Movie Night

7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Patagonia Outlet (130 S Center St, Reno)

That’s right, we are doing it again and this time it’s going to be bigger and better than ever! More food, more drinks, more raffles, more good times! Movie is TBD.

Saturday June 1:

Bike Month After Party

3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Statewide Lighting (1311 S Virginia St, Reno)

Celebrate the culmination of another Washoe County Bike Month! Join Truckee Meadows Bicycle Alliance and our partners for a true community celebration that highlights our positive and inclusive cycling community, local artists, food, breweries, and music.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Oddie/ Wells project Update – March 2019

    March 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Good Will Wednesday – April 2019

    April 3 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  3. Cyclofemme Ride & Social

    May 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm