Boulder is a maze of bike paths that connect about every corner of the city. They can lead you along the creek, into the mountains, through neighborhoods, and to just about any business. Needless to say, it’s a very bike friendly city. Boulder Walk and Bike Month, is a celebration of Boulder’s unique bike culture. Started in 1977, on it’s 38th year, it’s the largest of its kind in the nation.
There are over 75 free events for adults and children of all ages: bike rides, mountain biking courses, breakfast stations, historical bike rides, hikes, running races, scavenger hunts, and much, much more!
Community Cycles, a local nonprofit that educates and advocates for safer bike use, is the coordinator of all events. You can volunteer by contacting them through the link provided, which is right here: http://www.walkandbikemonth.org/volunteer/
Sunday, June 7, 2015 10:00 AM
Valmont Bike Park, Boulder
Walk and Bike Month kicks off with the popular Circle Boulder by Bicycle tour on Sunday, June 7 at 10 a.m. Riders will meet at Valmont Park at the Hub Plaza Picnic Area adjacent to Airport Rd., and return to Valmont Park for refreshments afterward. Registration will be open from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The start is rolling, with groups leaving at various times between 11 a.m. and noon. Event organizers stress this is a friendly, leisurely ride around Boulder’s bike paths. Participants can do the entire loop called the B-360 (about 23 miles), or do half the distance, called the B-180 (about 14 miles). Click here to view this year’s map.
The Circle Boulder by Bicycle ride is one of the most popular events of Boulder’s annual Walk and Bike Month celebration, with almost 700 participants last year. The ride will be limited to 750 people.
For more information, visit the event webpage or contact Kristin Dean at 303-441-4289 or firstname.lastname@example.org.