Cedar Rapids Bike to Work Week Events 2024

Cedar Rapids Bike to Work Week Events 2024

Hey there, fellow cyclists! Get ready to pedal your way through Cedar Rapids Bike to Work Week Events 2024, happening from May 9th to May 17th. We’ve got a lineup of events that’ll make you want to hop on your bike and join the fun. Let’s dive into what’s happening each day:

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Date Event Time Location
May 9 Mayor’s Proclamation & Bike Ride 5:45 pm NewBo City Market | Banker’s Trust Stage
Meet Me at the Market Bike Ride

*Lead by Nikki Northrop of Bike2Work Consultants

6:00 pm NewBo City Market
May 11 MPO Bike Ride*
*Free lunch for pre-registered riders
10:00 am Bever Park, 2700 Bever Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids
May 13 Bike to Work Week Pit Stops

Pick up free swag and refreshments at todays locations.

6:45 – 8:15 am

4:00 – 5:30 pm

Blairs Ferry / Collins Aerospace

2nd Ave SE & Cedar Valley Nature Trail

May 14 Bike to Lunch Business Challenge 11:00 am – 2:00 pm NewBo City Market Food Trucks
(or anywhere convenient for you & your coworkers)
Chain Reaction Bike Hub
Open house
4:00 – 6:00 pm 1010 3rd Ave. SW
May 15 Bike to Work Week Pit Stops

Pick up free swag and refreshments at todays locations.

6:45 – 8:15 am

4:00 – 5:30 pm

Blairs Ferry / Collins Aerospace

2nd Ave SE & Cedar Valley Nature Trail

Ride of Silence

*Lead by Nikki Northrop of Bike2Work Consultants

6:00 p.m. Former Library lot | 1095 6th Ave., Marion
May 16 Bike to Work Week Rodeo 4:00 – 6:00 pm Geonetric Parking Lot | 415 12th Ave. SE
Meet Me at the Market Bike Ride 6:00 pm NewBo City Market
May 17 Handlebar Happy Hour

Prizes awarded for completed BINGO cards on a first come first serve basis.

5:00 – 7:00 pm Sag Wagon, 827 Shaver Rd. NE

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Cedar Rapids Bike to Work Week Events

Thursday, May 9

Mayor’s Proclamation & Bike Ride

Join us at 5:45 p.m. for the Mayor’s Proclamation & Bike Ride. Don’t miss the Meet Me at the Market bike ride departing at 6:00 pm directly after the Mayor’s Proclamation.

Saturday, May 11

MPO Bike Ride

Start your weekend off right with the Blairs Ferry / Collins Aerospace MPO Bike Ride at 10:00 a.m. Pre-registered riders can enjoy a free lunch—just sign up at CityofCR.com/BikeCR.

Monday, May 13

Bike to Work Week Pit Stops

Don’t miss out on the chance to snag some awesome freebies and tasty refreshments during Cedar Rapids Bike to Work Week 2024. Swing by these cool locations and treat yourself:

Time Location
6:45 – 8:15 a.m. Blairs Ferry / Collins Aerospace
4:00 – 5:30 p.m. 2nd Ave. SE & Cedar Valley Nature Trail

Whether you’re heading to work bright and early or cruising home after a long day, stop by and fuel up for your ride. See you there! 🚴‍♂️🥤

Tuesday, May 14

Bike to Lunch Business Challenge

Feeling hungry? Join the Bike to Lunch Business Challenge from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and grab a bite to eat while supporting local businesses. And don’t forget to use promo code BIKE2WORK24 for ride credit with Veo Bike and Scooter share. **TODAY ONLY FROM 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.**

Chain Reaction Bike Hub

Swing by 1010 3rd Ave. SW from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for an open house at this brand-new, volunteer-run, non-profit community bike shop.

But wait, there’s more! Join in on the fun with group rides departing from Greene Square every half hour between 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. It’s going to be a wheelie good time, so don’t miss out!

Wednesday, May 15

Bike to Work Week Pit Stops

Don’t miss out on the chance to snag some awesome freebies and tasty refreshments during Cedar Rapids Bike to Work Week 2024. Swing by these cool locations and treat yourself:

Time Location
6:45 – 8:15 a.m. Blairs Ferry / Collins Aerospace
4:00 – 5:30 p.m. 2nd Ave. SE & Cedar Valley Nature Trail

Ride of Silence

Gear up for the Ride of Silence happening at 6:00 p.m. at the Former Library lot, located at 1095 6th Ave. in Marion.

The Ride of Silence is a solemn and powerful event held annually to honor cyclists who have been injured or killed while riding on public roads. It’s a time for us to come together as a community, raise awareness about cyclist safety, and pay tribute to those who have lost their lives doing what they love. So let’s pedal in silence, but speak volumes with our unity and remembrance.

Thursday, May 16

Bike to Work Week Rodeo

Calling all young cyclists! Head to Geonetric Parking Lot from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for the Bike to Work Week Rodeo, hosted by the Hawkeye Bicycle Association & Linn County Trails Association. Get hands-on safety checks and riding skills to boost your confidence on the road.

Meet Me at the Market Bike Ride

Join us at 6pm again for the Meet Me at the Market Bike Ride.

Thursday, May 17

Handlebar Happy Hour

Wrap up Bike to Work Week with Handlebar Happy Hour from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at NewBo City Market. Enjoy food trucks, prizes, and the chance to connect with fellow cyclists. Remember to bring your completed BINGO card for a shot at winning some awesome prizes!

Other Biking Events in Cedar Rapids

Save the Date: Ride the Districts 2024

Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 8th, 2024, for Ride the Districts 2024. Explore Cedar Rapids’ new and improved bikeways during this citywide bicycling celebration and ride.

Learn more and register online at CityofCR.com/BikeCR.

So dust off your helmet, pump up those tires, and get ready to pedal your way through Cedar Rapids Bike to Work Week 2024. See you on the trails!

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