Utah Bike Month Calendar of Events

Utah Bike Month 2024 Calendar of Events

Nothing Compares to the Simple Joy of a Bike Ride - John F. Kennedy Photo: Dave Iltis
Nothing Compares to the Simple Joy of a Bike Ride – John F. Kennedy Photo: Dave Iltis

May is Bike Month!

May 1-4, 2024SLUG Mag’s Annual Bike Issue, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, As soon as Utah Bike Month rolls around every May, we hop onto our rides and steer right into our annual Bike Issue. Learn about local organizations, businesses, groups and projects centered around cycling in our annual Bike Issue!, Angela Brown, 801-487-9221, [email protected], Nick Zunkowski, 801-487-9221, [email protected], Anne Olsen, [email protected], slugmag.com

May 1-31, 2024Provo Bike Month, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Tons of events throughout the month! Bike to Work or Anywhere Day Everywhere 5/2 [Thu] 7:30-9 am Monthly Volunteer Meeting Provo Library Room 201 5/2 [Thu] 6 pm Art Stroll and Roll Downtown Provo 5/3 [Fri] 6 pm World Famous Biking Tour of Provo FrontRunner Station 5/4 [Sat] 6 pm Provo Hidden Gems Social Ride Memorial Park 5/7 [Tue] 6 pm W.O.W. Women on Wheels Ride Exchange Park 5/10 [Fri] 10 am Golden Spoke Ride Riverside Park 5/11 [Sat] 8 am Monday Night Night Ride (Free Bike Lights) Joaquin Park 5/13 [Mon] 9 pm Bikepacking Equipment Check Kiwanis Park 5/14 [Tue] 7 pm Ride of Silence Dixon Middle School 5/15 [Wed] 7 pm Overnight Bikepacking Campout Kiwanis Park 5/17 [Fri] 4 pm Social Ride and Potluck Provo Bicycle Collective 5/18 [Sat] 5 pm Cargo Bike Roundup Carterville Park 5/24 [Fri] 6 pm Garden Ride with Community Action Services 811 N 600 W Garden 5/25 [Sat] 10 am Ride to South Fork Park and Picnic Joaquin Park 5/28 [Tue] 4 pm, Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org/provo-bike-month-2022

May 1-31, 2024Orem Bike Month, Orem, UT, 5/8 – 6:30 pm – Street Projects Film Screeing, Orem Library 5/11 – Golden Spoke Ride 5/16 – Bike to Work Day 5/24 – Cargo Bike Roundup – Carterville Park, Provo 5/25 – Connect 4 ride – 4 pm, 400 N, 400 E, Orem, facebook.com/groups/257145711301536

May 2, 2024Bike to Work Day in Provo City, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Provo businesses will host stations located throughout the city and hand out free breakfast, drinks, and other treats to people who arrive by bike from 7:30 – 9:00 am. (Provo City’s breakfast station will be open at 6:30 am for early bird riders.) Pick up some breakfast and coffee, get to know your fellow commuters., Aaron Skabelund, 385-207-6879, [email protected], bikeprovo.org

May 4, 2024Bike/Walk Tour of Salt Lake City, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, First segment starts at 10 am on the east side of North Temple Station, under the Atlas mural. At 10:30 we’ll head out on a bike ride through the west side to a pit stop and rally point at Central Pointe Station at noon. From there, we’ll split up into a walking tour of the S-Line trail (hosted by Bryant Heath, aka @slsees!) and an east side bike tour, with everyone coming back together at Monument Plaza in Sugar House at 2 pm., Taylor Anderson, [email protected], facebook.com/events/7411549158925567, sweetstreetsslc.org

May 5, 2024National Ride A Bike Day, Utah Bike Month, Everywhere, UT, Celebrating National Ride A Bike Day is simple: go for a ride — any ride. Whether it’s a short trip on a bikeshare bike or a double century, any way you choose to ride a bike is the right way to ride a bike, Cycling West , [email protected], bikeleague.org

May 8, 2024Bike To Work, School, and Play Day, Utah Bike Month, Park City, UT, Hosted at the Parley’s Park, Jeremy Ranch and Trailside Elementary Schools and Ecker Hill Middle School. Start the day with a ride to school and receive snacks, drinks, and fun giveaways., Heinrich Deters, 435-649-8710, 435-659-1188 , [email protected], Julia Collins, [email protected], Sam Schwoebel, 435-649-1564, ext. 25 , [email protected], Nichole Wilson, 435-649-1564, ext. 33, [email protected], basinrecreation.org/event/bike-to-school/

May 8, 2024National Bike to School Day, Utah Bike Month, Everywhere, UT, A day to climb out of the motor vehicle and onto your bike on your way to school., Cycling West , [email protected], walkbiketoschool.org

May 11, 2024Bike Day with the Mayor of Springville City, Utah Bike Month, Springville City, UT, Springville City Civic Center, ride with Mayor Packard and the City Council at the annual Bike with the Mayor event. The event is a fun activity for anyone (of all ages). The event will start at 10:00 am with snacks, games, and, of course, the bike ride. After the ride, the Splash Pad will open for the season!, Rod Oldroyd, 801-491-7684, [email protected], springville.org/bike-with-mayor/

May 11, 2024Golden Spoke, Utah Bike Month, Wasatch Front, UT, Celebrate 100+ miles of the Golden Spoke Trail Network connecting from Ogden to Provo. This free, family-friendly event offers several ride options so people of all bicycling ability levels may participate. Two rides (50 miles) will start simultaneously in Ogden and Provo, and converge at Tracy Aviary’s Jordan River Nature Center in South Salt Lake, where an End of Ride Event will be happening from 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Additional shorter rides will begin in Farmington and Lehi (25 miles), and Millcreek (10 miles). There will also be short 3 and 6 mile loop rides to the Redwood Nature Area or Decker Lake in West Valley City, that begin and end at the Nature Center., Jared Bowling, [email protected], goldenspokeutah.org

May 13, 2024Draper Mayor’s Bike to Work Day, Utah Bike Month, Draper, UT, Mayor Troy Walker invites the community to join him on a fun, family-friendly bike ride that travels both the Porter Rockwell & Canal Trails. The ride will be held Monday, May 13 from 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Enjoy complimentary coffee, juice, and snacks to fuel your ride. There will be two options to choose from on-site: a 7-mile ride or a 14-mile ride. Both rides begin and end at Draper Park (see map attachment). This event is free and open to all ages. A parent must accompany riders under the age of 18. To participate, riders must provide their own bicycle and helmet, and complete a waiver onsite., Draper City , [email protected], draperutah.gov/bikeride

May 13-19, 2024National Bike to Work Week, Utah Bike Month, Everywhere, UT, Week-long festival with events, Bike to Work Day, and more., Cycling West , [email protected], cyclingutah.com/event-calendars/bicycling-events-swaps-and-festivals, bikeleague.org/events/bike-month

May 13-17, 2024Bike to Work and School Week, Utah Bike Month, Logan, UT, Bike events and bike passport around Logan, May 6, Cache Valley Fairgrounds, and more. fuel zones at the Transit Center 7-9 AM and at the Laub Plaza 4-6 PM each day, Landis Wenger, 435-755-1646, [email protected], trails.cachecounty.org

May 13-19, 2024Utah Bike to Work Week, Utah Bike Month, All, UT, State employees across Utah are being encouraged to use their bikes to get to work this week. This could include using their bikes in conjunction with public transportation as a means of reducing single-occupancy vehicle trips. This effort is a way to raise awareness about active transportation options available to commuters., Jared Bowling, [email protected], udot.utah.gov

May 13-19, 2024National Bike to Work Week, Utah Bike Month, Everywhere, UT, A week to climb out of the motor vehicle and onto your bike on your way to work., Cycling West , [email protected], bikeleague.org

May 15, 2024Ride of Silence, Utah Bike Month, Provo, UT, Join the Provo chapter of the Worldwide Ride of Silence to ride to honor people who were killed or injured while biking this last year and last several years. We will begin at Dixon Middle School and go for a short, slow, silent ride with brief stops at the ghost bike memorials for Doug Crow and Mark Robinson, and return to Dixon Middle School where we will have light refreshments. Meet at 6:30. Dixon Middle School, 750 W 200 N. Ride begins at 7 pm sharp., Lucy Ordaz Sanchez, 801-477-7048, [email protected], rideofsilence.org

May 16, 2024Salt Lake City Mayor’s Bike to Work Day, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, A mellow ride with Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall under police escort. 7:30 am, Wasatch Hollow Preserve. Ride starts at 8am to the City and County Building. Coffee and breakfast refreshments!, Salt Lake City Transportation , 801-535-6630, [email protected], slcityevents.com

May 17, 2024National Bike to Work Day, Utah Bike Month, Everywhere, UT, A day to climb out of the motor vehicle and onto your bike on your way to work., Cycling West , [email protected], bikeleague.org

May 18, 2024SLUG Cat Alleycat Bike Race!, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, Starts at Saturday Cycles, 230 S 500 W. This exciting alleycat event features a scavenger hunt bike race that takes you all over Salt Lake City. Bike with the coolest cats you know in town, make new friends  and win awesome prizes from our local sponsors! 10th Annual! Registration is open between 4-5 pm and at 5 the race will begin. Cyclists will ride around the city to collect points for their manifest. At 7pm we will begin the award ceremony and cyclists can relax for a well-earned celebration., Angela Brown, 801-487-9221, [email protected], Nick Zunkowski, 801-487-9221, [email protected], slugmag.com/slug-cat/

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