Local Bike Events
CSU Circuit Race and Criterium
Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17
For more information, check out this flyer.
FC Bikes Manager Candidates Meet & Greet
Thursday, March 21 from 5:30 pm to 7 pm @ 281 N. College Ave.
The City of Fort Collins will be hosting an open house for the community to come meet the final four candidates who applied for the FC Bikes Manager position. Join us Thursday night in Conference Room A at 281 N. College Avenue.
Mountain Bike Patrol Kick Off Meeting
Tuesday, March 26 at 6:30pm @ Old Town Library
Being a mountain bike patroller is probably not what you think. Join us for a full informational session. 6:30pm - 8:30pm at the Old Town Library - Community Room Combo. Please check back for additional details.
Safe Routes to School Instructor Training
Saturday, March 30 from 9am to 2pm
As a SRTS instructor, you can help the City's Safe Routes to School program and Bike Fort Collins' Community Cycling School with education and encouragement programs such as:
- Bike & Pedestrian Safety Education in school PE classes
- After-school Bike Clubs
- Family Bike Rodeos
- Bike Trains and Walking School Buses
- Bike & Walk to School days
In this training, you will learn more about SRTS and its implementation, teaching skills, how to build a Bike Rodeo, and the specifics of a bike-ped PE curriculum.
Free for pre-approved participants; lunch provided. Following the training, there will be lots of apprenticeship and work opportunities this spring.
If you would like to register for the course, please contact Bevin Barber-Campbell (970.482.3080) or Nancy Nichols (970.416.2357) by March 25:
Fort Collins Bike Library Grand Opening
Friday, April 5
Fort Collins Gear & Bike Swap
Saturday, April 13 from 10am to 4pm @ 244 N. College Ave.
Got Gear? Join the Gearage for the Fort Collins Gear and Bike Swap. Buy, Sell, Trade, and connect with the Fort Collins outdoor community.
When: April 13th, 2013 from 10 to 4pmLocation: The Gearage & Pateros Creek Parking Lot
244 N. College Ave
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-416-6803.
Roll Into Spring: Lunch and Learn Presentation
Tuesday, April 23 from 11:30 am to 1 pm
Learn how to make your workplace more bike-friendly. Snacks provided.RSVP to email@example.com. Sponsored by the Bicycle Ambassador Program: www.bicycleambassadorprogram.org.
Roll Into Spring: CSU's Pedal for Pizza
Wednesday, April 24 from noon to 2 pm @ Meridian Ave. & University Ave.
Ride your bike and be rewarded for your efforts. Thanks for helping to create an environmentally sustainable campus and safe cycling environment. Sponsored by the Campus Bicycle Advisory Committee (bicycle.colostate.edu) and Bicycle Ambassador Program (bicycleambassadorprogram.org).
Roll Into Spring: Neighborhood Open Garage
Wednesday, April 24 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm @ 222 Laporte Ave.
Open bike garage, music, refreshments and giveaways. Sponsored by the Bicycle Ambassador Program: www.bicycleambassadorprogram.org.
Bicycle Colorado Gala Celebration
Friday, April 26 from 6 to 9:30pm in Denver
Help continue to improve bicycling across the state by attending the annual Bicycle Colorado Gala Celebration fundraiser.
The Gala is a festive celebration of bicycling and all proceeds benefit Bicycle Colorado's efforts to build a more bicycle-friendly Colorado.
This year's event will feature:
- Gorgeous venue and fun auctioneer
- The Tipsy Trailer!
- More party, less program
- Heavy appetizers and an open bar with wine and beer
- Fabulous auction items during the live and silent auctions
- Legendary athletes, community leaders, bicycling champions and cycling supporters from across Colorado
The event kicks off at 6 PM, beginning with a silent auction and food and drinks. Our live auction promises to be fun and fast again this year, with a great array of items. You'll have plenty of time for socializing throughout the evening!
Tickets are only $45 for Bicycle Colorado members and $55 for non-members. For more information, visit: http://bicyclecolo.org/articles/2013-gala-celebration-pg1322.htm
Friends of Lory Trail Day
Saturday, April 27
Help work an the trail and ride after! For more information, please visit: http://www.overlandmtb.org/.
Belle Starrs' 3rd Annual Spring Fling
Saturday, April 27 starting at 7 pm @ Bar SS
Join us for the 3rd Annual Spring Fling hosted by the Belle Starrs. The disco rodeo themed bike celebration will include dancing, live music and fun out at the Bar SS in Laporte, Colorado. For more information, please visit: www.bicycleambassadorprogram.org.
Traffic Skills 101 Course
May 11 at 281 N. College
This FREE course, based on the League of American Bicyclists curriculum, covers sharing the road, rules of the road, bicycle safety checks, fixing a flat, on-bike skills and crash avoidance techniques, PLUS lunch and materials. It's recommended for students above the age of 14 years. For more information and to RSVP, contact Nancy Nichols at firstname.lastname@example.org or 970.416.2357.
Registration Open: 40 in the Fort
June 29 at Lory State Park
The third annual "40 in the Fort" Endurance Mountain Bike Race will be held on June 29, 2013 at Lory State Park in Fort Collins. Come experience on of the Front Range's toughest mountain bike races. 40 miles, nearly 9000 vertical feet of lung-busting, leg-searing climbs and grin inducing descents. Once again we will be holding the regular two lap 40 mile individual race and the Just for Fun team race where a team of two riders ride one 20 mile lap each simultaneously. Either race is a great test of your physical endurance, mental toughness and mountain bike skills.
The race benefits Overland Mountain Bike Club, the premier mountain bike advocacy organization for Northern Colorado and Southern Wyoming. For more information and to register, please visit: http://www.overlandmtb.org/2013-40-in-the-Fort