CycloFemme/Women on Wheels Ride
Sunday, May 12 at 10:30 AM. Meet at Boise Bicycle Project for a CycloFemme social ride to the Idaho Botanical Garden. Pack a picnic to enjoy while listening to a panel of Women on Wheels. The Gardens will have free admission all day for National Public Gardens Day. See the Facebook event for more info.
Commuter Kick Off
Monday, May 13 from 7-9 AM. Stop by Boise City Hall on your way to work for a free cup of coffee from Bikes and Beans to start your day. TVCA will be there to provide information about Boise Bike Week, in addition to ACHD Commuteride and Bike Index. Join the Facebook event here.
Bike Week Kick Off Party
Monday, May 13 from 5-9 PM. Join us at Highlands Hollow Brewhouse after work to officially kick off Boise Bike Week 2019. We'll have local bike groups sharing what's new with all types of biking. There will also be live music, bike parking and tune ups, so ride on over and enjoy! See the Facebook event for details.
Dirt Dolls Mountain Bike Ride
Monday, May 13 at 5:45 PM. Meet at Camel’s Back Park by the tennis courts. We'll break into groups for a shorter ride, expecting to be on the trails no later than 6:00. Afterwards, we will ride to Highlands Hollow to join the Boise Bike Week festivities. View the Dirt Dolls event here.
Bike the Vote
Tuesday, May 14 from 8 AM - 8 PM. Whatever candidates you support, be sure to get out and vote. When you do, post a picture of it (preferably with you bike) and tag us! If you don't have any elections today, bike to your polling place for practice and snap a selfie!
Bike Week KegFit
Tuesday, May 14 at 5:45 and 6:45 PM at Woodland Empire. Picture yourself sweating to the best bicycle-themed music, jiving from exercise station to exercise station, and incorporating beer kegs for weights. Bust out your neon lycra, short shorts, and headbands for this bicycle-themed workout. End your workout with a well-earned recovery beer and let the good times roll!
Bench Neighborhood Bike Ride
Tuesday, May 14 at 6 PM. Meet at Cassia Park for a group ride to tour the Bench's cycling infrastructure and landmarks, as well as potential future destinations. This ride will highlight the bench neighborhood’s work to develop a low-stress bike network. Join the Facebook event for more information.
Bike Traveler’s Bazaar
Tuesday, May 14 from 6:30-8:30 PM at Sunset Park. Looking to get started touring or bike-packing? Here's an opportunity to pick up a bike, parts, or gear to help you get out there! Maybe you're a seasoned rider with some unused equipment collecting dust. Bring your gear down to Sunset Park to buy/sell/trade. Follow the Facebook event for more information.
Ride with the Mayor
Wednesday, May 15 at Noon. Spend your lunch break with Mayor Dave Bieter and many others on a 20-30 minute Greenbelt ride.
Don't have a bike? Boise GreenBike is FREE FOR THE MONTH OF MAY!
Meet at the front of City Hall/City Hall Plaza at 12 PM. Ride will tentatively start at 12:15 PM. See the Facebook event for the Route!
Ride of Silence
Wednesday, May 15 at 6 PM.
To HONOR those who have been injured or killed.
To RAISE AWARENESS that we are here.
To ask that we all SHARE THE ROAD.
Start at the west entrance of Ann Morrison Park (near Americana Blvd) for a ride of silence to honor and bring awareness to those we've lost in our community due to bicycle crashes.
All bike riders are welcome. Whether you know it or not, you are part of a large family, and this is your call to the family reunion. Join the Facebook event for updates.
Thursday, May 16 from 7-10 AM. Load up your bike with your favorite outdoor coffee brewing equipment (or an empty mug and a smile) and pedal over to Friendship Island in Esther Simplot park for a celebration of bike travel and hot beverages! We'll enjoy our steaming cups, breathe some fresh air, and scheme about the bike journeys to come this summer before heading off to meet the day. Check out the Facebook event.
SWIMBA Beginner Mountain Bike Ride
Thursday, May 16 at 6 PM. Meet at the tennis courts at Camel’s Back Park for a beginner mountain bike ride. The ride will be open to all skill and fitness levels, with a short basics clinic to start. There will be at least two groups with one being a women-only group. Plan to ride for about an hour, with possibilities of a longer route if there is interest. See SWIMBA’s event here.
!!CANCELLED!!Biking to Bowlin
Unfortunately Biking to Bowling Bike Week edition has been cancelled. Stay tuned for a reschedule sometime in June, where it will be better than ever!
National Bike to Work Day
Friday, May 17 from 7-9 AM. Power up for the morning by stopping at various locations for coffee and treats - ride your bike and it's free! The Boise Co-op will once again be our title stop location with multiple organizations present to talk biking, as well as a mobile bike repair van. Other locations include Bikes and Beans, Benchmark Bodega, Boise State Cycle Learning Center, Frog’s Fix Coffee Parlor, Lemon Tree, St. Luke’s, and Zero Six Coffee Fix. Check out the map of stops here. Watch this page and the Facebook event for updates.
Bike Power Happy Hour
Friday, May 17 from 3-5:30 PM. Celebrate National Bike To Work Day and Boise Bike Week 2019 with Bittercreek Alehouse, Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance, and others. Earn a FREE beer simply by parking your bike at our pop-up bike valet on 8th street during the event. Join the Facebook event for details.
Hustle and Grind Alleycat
Friday, May 17 at 5:30 PM. The Alleycat will start at Bikes and Beans and end at HandleBar. Details on route and stops will be given the day of the race to keep the playing grounds even for everyone. Follow the Facebook event for updates.
Adaptive Bike Fair
Saturday, May 18 from 10 AM - 2 PM at Fort Boise. Try out a variety of adaptive cycles! This is a great time to learn about adaptive cycles and discover what type works for you. All ages and ability levels are welcome. See the Facebook event for more information.
Pedal Power Parade
Saturday, May 18 at 2 PM. Meet at the Capitol for a pedal powered parade to the State Street Block Party at ITD Headquarters. Our route will follow some new Low Stress Bikeways identified by ACHD. Watch this page and the Facebook event for updates on this ride.
State Street Block Party
Saturday, May 18 from 2-6 PM. Head to the Idaho Transportation Department campus for a block party hosted by VRT. There will be food trucks, live music, a bicycle rodeo, a traveling trolley exhibit, and other fun activities. State Street bus service (route 9) will be increased to every 15 minutes between the hours of 1-7 PM to make it easy and convenient to get to and from the party. Join the Facebook event here.
Saturday, May 18 from 7-10 PM. Saddle up for a Western themed Bike Prom at Handlebar! Dig out your old dresses and suits, shorts, suspenders, cowboy boots, and maybe even a bolo tie. Come stag or lasso your sweetie. Bike Prom is a night of fun, music, and bikes benefiting the Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance. Check out the Facebook event for more info.