Don’t forget to participate in bike-to-work day on May 18. Before pedaling to work, show up in front of the Provo Historic County Courthouse at 7:30 a.m. for a UTA-sponsored cycling event including: free food, free bike swag, free bike helmets (first 50 participants), free bike tune-ups, and a celebratory 3 mile ride with Mayor John Curtis.
This is a great way to have some fun and show your support of cycling in Provo. Take a look at the Bike-to-Work Day Facebook event and help spread the word by inviting your friends.
Take advantage of the gorgeous weather by riding in next month’s Critical Mass.
What: An informal, celebratory bicycle ride for people of all ages.
When: May 7th, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Center & University
Almost a hundred people are planning on riding and the invitation just went out. Learn more and get excited by checking out the the Critical Mass Facebook event page.
photo credit: Velo Steve
Mark your calendars for a May ride with Provo Mayor John Curtis. This year’s Provo City / UTA Bike-to-Work Day is excpected to be the best yet.
What: Enjoy free food and complimentary bike tune-ups, and a bike ride with Mayor John Curtis at 8 a.m. UTA will give away free bicycle helmets to the first 50 participants, and Provo City will offer free bike registration to residents. The event is free and open to the public. Children must be at least eight years old to ride and must be accompanied by an adult.
When: May 18, 7:30-9:00 a.m.
Where: Historic County Courthouse at 51 S. University Avenue
Check out the Provo Bike-to-Work-Day event on Facebook to learn more and show your support.
photo credit: Bike by the Sea
In what has been deemed the first-annual “Rainbow Road Bike Ride,” a group of cyclists from around Provo will be biking to the Krishna Festival of Colors. Join in for a 13 mile ride (each way) and a fun-filled afternoon.
What: The Festival of Colors, also known as Holi, is a traditional Indian holiday including music, mayhem, and a lot of colored chalk.
Where: Meet at Rowley Press (39 W 200 N) and ride to the Krishna Temple in American Fork
When: Saturday, March 27th. leaving at 2:00 p.m.
Many participants are dressing colorfully or decorating their bikes in true Rainbow Road fashion. For more info, check out the Rainbow Road Bike Ride Facebook Group or the Utah Krishna website.
photo credit: ben.chaney