School has just begun and there’s no better way to get there than by bike. Provo Mayor John Curtis has declared this week to be Bike-to-School Week. And, the Provo Bicycle Committee has helped organize events with parent volunteers in schools throughout the community this week.
You’ll also want to check out these awesome activities, free for anyone that wants to show up and be a part of Provo’s growing bicycle culture:
Mon. September 9 – 9 pm Monday night night ride, Joaquin Park
Wed. September 11 – Free bike tune up clinic 7 pm, Provo Bicycle Collective, 49 N. 1100 W. #2
Wed. September 11 – Bike Polo Wells Fargo parking lot 7 pm
Thurs. September 12 – West Side Family Bike Ride, 6:30- (starting at the Fort Utah Park, down to the River Parkway trail head and back. It is 5.57 miles round trip, nice flat path)
Fri. September 13 – Bike in Movie ET (yay!) 8pm, Joaquin Park
Sat. September 14 – Provelo Bicycle Picnic. Bring your own picnic and be ready for fun. 2pm-4pm Paul Reams Wilderness Park
All events are student friendly, family friendly, and single friendly. Please, come out to show your support of bikes in Provo and make some new friends! And, don’t forget to ride your bike (or encourage your kids to ride their bikes) to school this week!
Post illustration created by Ron Jensen, a member of the Provo Bike Committee.