2010 Boulder Walk & Bike Month Events

Events June 1-10th

Events June 11th-30th


This year's 2010 Walk and Bike Month is going to be bigger and better than ever before because YOU will be more involved because you will be more informed! Below are some of the known events associated with this Months cycling related activities. Never heard of Walk and Bike Month or want to learn more about it, well Start Now. Denver resident looking for information on Denver's Bike to Work Day, see DRCOG.org for more information

Boulder Walk and Bike Events (June 1- 10th)

The Mix: Running, Cycles and Singles (June 1)
BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, local singles are invited to The Mix, an event mixing running, cycling and singles on Tuesday, June 1. Meet at 6 p.m. at Full Cycle, 1795 Pearl St., or Fleet Feet Sports, 2624 Broadway, for a relaxing 45-minute ride. Then head to the Boulder Draft House, 2027 13th St., for happy hour and prizes. You do not need to participate in the ride or run to attend the Happy Hour but only people who ride or run will be eligible for prizes.


Boulder Beer Road Ride (June 1)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in the Boulder Beer road ride with the Boulder Cycling Club from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 1. The ride, held every Tuesday, starts and ends at the Boulder Beer Company, 2880 Wilderness Place, and heads to Eldorado Springs, the roads northeast of Boulder and other local cycling routes. For more information about Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.

Early Tuesday Hikers (June 1)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, come out for an early hike on Tuesday, June 1. For hikers seeking an easy pace and a moderate distance, meet at 8 a.m. at the North Boulder Park at Seventh Street and Dellwood Avenue. Hikers seeking a more moderate pace with varying distances, meet at 8 a.m. at the parking lot north of the Boulder Social Security Office, 4949 Pearl E. Circle. The hikes will be held each Tuesday in June.



Free Bike Maintenance Class (June 2)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, join the staff at Full Cycle, 1795 Pearl St., for a basic-to-intermediate bike maintenance class at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 2. These classes fill up quicky, so sign up by visiting the shop or calling 303-440-1002. For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com. For a full list of events, visit http://communitycycles.org/bike-month.html.



Walk & Bike Month information booth at Boulder Farmer’s Market (June 2)

BOULDER—As part of Walk & Bike Month, GO Boulder will host an informational booth at the Boulder Farmer’s Market, 13th Street and Arapahoe Avenue, from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 2. Stop by to register for Bike to Work Day, which takes place on Wednesday, June 23, or register online at www.drcog.org. For more information about the Farmer’s Market booth or Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.



Seniors on Bikes Ride (June 2)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month in June, join Seniors on Bikes for a 35-mile ride to the “Fruit Loops” in Lyons leaving at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, from Tom Watson Park northeast of Boulder. The group rides in two packs: a “pacer” group with an average speed of 15 mph or slower, and a “tiger” group that rides 15 mph or faster. Seniors on Bikes, with more than 60 members strong, was founded by several local seniors who meet Wednesdays and Fridays for rides around Boulder County. These rides are open to the public. Please check in one day in advance to verify ride times and locations by calling 303-494-2890 or e-mailing seniorsonbikes@gmail.com. For more information about Walk & Bike Month, please contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.



Wednesday Women’s Run (June 2)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in the Wednesday Women’s Run for female runners of all abilities at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, at Fleet Feet Sports, 2624 Broadway. For more on this event, which repeats each Wednesday, call 303-939-8000. For more information about Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.



Boulder Cycling Thursday Evening Rides (June 3)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in the Boulder Cycling Club’s Thursday evening road ride from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 3. The weekly ride begins and ends at Bacaro Venetian Taverna, 921 Pearl St., and heads to some of the best cycling routes around Boulder. For more information about Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.



Thursday Evening Racewalking (June 3)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in Fleet Feet Sports’ weekly racewalking session at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 3. Meet at Fleet Feet, 2624 Broadway. Call 303-939-8000 for more information. For more information about Walk & Bike Month, contact Su


e Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.

Thursday Evening Margarita Ride (June 3)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in the weekly Margarita Ride from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 3. Presented by the Boulder Cycling Club, the casual hybrid bike ride starts and ends at Serrano’s Southwestern Grill, 6525 Gunpark Drive in Gunbarrel, and travels around Boulder Reservoir on easy trails and surrounding dirt roads. For more information about Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.



Seniors on Bikes Ride (June 4)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month in June, join Seniors on Bikes for a 45-mile ride to Loveland leaving at 8 a.m. Friday, June 4, from Pella Crossing Open Space near Hygiene. The group rides in two packs: a “pacer” group with an average speed of 15 mph or slower, and a “tiger” group that rides 15 mph or faster. Seniors on Bikes, with more than 60 members strong, was founded by several local seniors who meet Wednesdays and Fridays for rides around Boulder County. These rides are open to the public. Please check in one day in advance to verify ride times and locations by calling 303-494-2890 or e-mailing seniorsonbikes@gmail.com. For more information about Walk & Bike Month, please contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.



Help Build Singletrack at Betasso Preserve (June 5)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, celebrate National Trails Day and help construct the new Benjamin Trail at Betasso Preserve on Saturday, June 5. The multi-use path will eventually connect to the existing Canyon Loop Trail. Volunteers will work closely with a small crew led by an experienced leader. Due to steep and rugged backcountry terrain, this project will be physically strenuous. Co-sponsored by Boulder County, Boulder Mountainbike Alliance, REI and the Boulder County Horse Association. Minimum age is 14 with adult supervision. To register or ask a question, e-mail WildWorkVolunteers@BoulderCounty.org or call 303-678-6193. For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com. For a full list of events, visit http://communitycycles.org/bike-month.html.



Nordic Walking for Back Health and Fitness (June 5)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, Fleet Feet Sports, 2624 Broadway, will host a class on Nordic walking at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 5. Nordic walking combines the simplicity and accessibility of walking with simultaneous core and upper body conditioning similar to Nordic skiing. The result is a full-body walking workout that can burn significantly more calories and increase upper body strength and fitness – important factors in cycling. For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com. For a full list of events, visit http://communitycycles.org/bike-month.html.



Wagons Ho! Mountain Bike Tour (June 5)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, join Ranger Dave Gustafson of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks for a bike tour and history of the short-grass prairie from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June. 5. Participants will ride six miles on single track and crusher fine trails. This is a moderately strenuous tour. A mountain bike, water and helmet are required. No pets please. Meet at Lefthand Trailhead: Go four miles north of Boulder on U.S. 36 to Neva Road, then east a half mile to the trailhead). For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com. For a full list of events, visit http://communitycycles.org/bike-month.html.



Walk & Bike Month information booth at Boulder Farmer’s Market (June 5)

BOULDER—As part of Walk & Bike Month in June, GO Boulder will host an informational booth at the Boulder Farmer’s Market, 13th Street and Arapahoe Avenue, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 5. Stop by to register for Bike to Work Day, which takes place on Wednesday, June 23, or register online at www.drcog.org. For more information about the Farmer’s Market booth or Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.



Community Cycles Rolling Bike Clinic, Bike Rodeo (June 5)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, Community Cycles will host a rolling bike clinic and kids bike rodeo from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, at Shady Hollow East in Boulder. The Community Cycles team will help visitors work on their bikes while also setting up a fun rodeo course for young riders. For more information, call Sue Prant at 303-564-9681.



Tour Boulder’s Bike Paths during annual B360 event (June 6)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, everyone is invited to take part in the annual B360 Boulder By Bike Ride tour from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, June 6. It’s an enjoyable ride that’s fun for all ages and showcases the city’s cycling and pedestrian paths. Participants can ride an entire loop around the city or ride a half-loop called the B180. Both rides begin and end at Scott Carpenter Park, Arapahoe Avenue and 30th Street. Stick around after the ride for refreshments, a picnic and prize drawings. Contact Annie Noble, 303-441-3242 or NobleA@bouldercolorado.gov, for more information. Learn more on the Boulder 360 bike ride



‘Little Bikes on the Prairie’ Mountain Bike Tour (June 6)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, join naturalist Dave Sutherland for Little Bikes on the Prairie, an easy family mountain bike trip along South Boulder Creek from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday, June 6. Participants will ride slowly through rare tallgrass prairie and stop to explore the creek on an easy, six-mile roundtrip for cyclists ages 6 and older. Bring a bike helmet and bikes that are ready to ride. Tag-alongs and bike baby seats are welcome. Meet at the Bobolink Trailhead. For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com. For a full list of events, visit http://communitycycles.org/bike-month.html.


Bike Valet Parking at Boulder Jewish Festival (June 6)

As part of Walk & Bike Mont, ride to the Boulder Jewish Festival
Sunday June 6. This year for the first time, Community Cycles
(http://communitycycles.org) will provide bike valet services for the
Boulder Jewish Festival. A bike rally will leave from Congregation Bonai
Shalom (1527 Cherryvale) at approximately 10:30, in order to make it
downtown for the start of the Festival. 11 am to 5 pm, Sunday, June 6, 1200
- 1500 Pearl Street Mall and the Courthouse Lawn. Live entertainment, fine
art and Judaica, ethnic and kosher food, kids activities and community
organizations. For more info: http://boulderjewishfestival.org.


A Walk With Rep. Jared Polis (June 7)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take a lunchtime stroll with U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, June 7. Meet at the Wonderland Lake trailhead. For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com. For a full list of events, visit http://communitycycles.org/bike-month.html.



Coed Fun Run (June 7)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in a coed fun run Monday, June 7, at 6 p.m. Meet at Fleet Feet, 2624 Broadway for this free, social run. For more information call 303-939-8000.



Boulder Chix Bike Skills Clinic (June 8)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, learn some new mountain bike skills or improve on what you know during the Boulder Chix Bike Skills Clinic from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, at the University of Colorado research park at Foothills Parkway and Arapahoe Avenue. The skills class with the Boulder Chix women’s bike team will include a prize drawing. All ages welcome. For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com. For a full list of events, visit http://communitycycles.org/bike-month.html.



Full Cycle Co-ed Ride (June 8)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in an enjoyable, relaxing co-ed ride starting at Full Cycle, 1795 Pearl St., at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 8. The ride will be about an hour long and have a moderate pace. This is a fun ride around Boulder, not a race. All ages welcome. For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com. For a full list of events, visit http://communitycycles.org/bike-month.html.



Early Tuesday Hikers (June 8)

BOULDER—As part of Walk & Bike Month, come out for an early hike on Tuesday, June 8. For hikers seeking an easy pace and a moderate distance, meet at 8 a.m. at the North Boulder Park at Seventh Street and Dellwood Avenue. Hikers seeking a more moderate pace with varying distances, meet at 8 a.m. at the parking lot north of the Boulder Social Security Office, 4949 Pearl E. Circle. The hikes will be held each Tuesday in June.



Boulder Beer Road Ride (June 8)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in the Boulder Beer road ride with the Boulder Cycling Club from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 8. The ride, held every Tuesday, starts and ends at the Boulder Beer Company, 2880 Wilderness Place, and heads to Eldorado Springs, the roads northeast of Boulder and other local cycling routes. For more information about Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.



Walk and Talk: A Talk on Global Warming (June 9)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, join Dan Friedlander for an intermediate three-to-four-mile hike on Shanahan North Trail to Mesa Trail at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 9. The hike will explore how ecological change, particularly global warming, will affect our lives and our relationship to nature in the future. Call Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 for information or
visit http://communitycycles.org/bike-month.html.



Wednesday Women’s Run (June 9)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in the Wednesday Women’s Run for female runners of all abilities at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, at Fleet Feet Sports, 2624 Broadway. For more on this event, which repeats each Wednesday, call 303-939-8000. For more information about Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.



Seniors on Bikes Ride (June 9)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month in June, join Seniors on Bikes for a 45-mile ride to Highland Lake in Mead leaving at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 9, from Tom Watson Park northeast of Boulder. Cyclists are encouraged to bring a picnic for after the ride. The group rides in two packs: a “pacer” group with an average speed of 15 mph or slower, and a “tiger” group that rides 15 mph or faster. Seniors on Bikes, with more than 60 members strong, was founded by several local seniors who meet Wednesdays and Fridays for rides around Boulder County. These rides are open to the public. Please check in one day in advance to verify ride times and locations by calling 303-494-2890 or e-mailing seniorsonbikes@gmail.com. For more information about Walk & Bike Month, please contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.



‘Destination: Ice Age’ to discuss glacial marvels in Boulder area (June 9)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, join naturalist Dave Sutherland on a hike to one of Boulder’s last remaining natural marvels from the Ice Age from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 9. Twelve thousand years ago, mammoths lumbered through Boulder’s cool deciduous forests. As glaciers melted, the climate dried up and the forests vanished – except for a few rare, hidden pockets. Due to sensitivity of the habitat, space is limited to 15 participants. Call 303-441-3440 for reservation and location. For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com. For a full list of events, visit http://communitycycles.org/bike-month.html.



Open Space 101: A Newcomer’s Hike (June 9)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, get a crash course in Open Space & Mountain Parks 101 with naturalist Jennelle Freeston from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 9. Enjoy an introduction to the area’s biology, geology and history while hiking up to touch the Second Flatiron. Meet at the Chautauqua Ranger Cottage for this moderately strenuous hike. (2.5 miles, 700-foot elevation gain). For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com. For a full list of events, visit http://communitycycles.org/bike-month.html.



Walk & Bike Month information booth at Boulder Farmer’s Market (June 9)

BOULDER—As part of Walk & Bike Month in June, GO Boulder will host an informational booth at the Boulder Farmer’s Market, 13th Street and Arapahoe Avenue, from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 9. Stop by to register for Bike to Work Day, which takes place on Wednesday, June 23, or register online at www.drcog.org. For more information about the Farmer’s Market booth or Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.



Intercambio hosts bike ride (June 10)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, join Intercambio de Comunidades for a bike ride and safety demo at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 10, at Boulder High School. The group’s mission is to build bridges of understanding across cultures, increase opportunities and independence for all immigrants, and create a stronger, more integrated Boulder County. This ride will start and end at Boulder High and will include a safety talk at the start. Cyclists of all skills and ages welcome. Call 303-996-0275 for more information on this event. For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com. For a full list of events, visit http://communitycycles.org/bike-month.html.



Boulder Cycling Thursday Evening Rides (June 10)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in the Boulder Cycling Club’s Thursday evening road ride from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 10. The weekly ride begins and ends at Bacaro Venetian Taverna, 921 Pearl St., and heads to some of the best cycling routes around Boulder. For more information about Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.



Thursday Evening Margarita Ride (June 10)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in the weekly Margarita Ride from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 10. Presented by the Boulder Cycling Club, the casual hybrid bike ride starts and ends at Serrano’s Southwestern Grill, 6525 Gunpark Drive in Gunbarrel, and travels around Boulder Reservoir on easy trails and surrounding dirt roads. For more information about Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.



Thursday Evening Racewalking (June 10)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in Fleet Feet Sports’ weekly racewalking session at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 10. Meet at Fleet Feet, 2624 Broadway. Call 303-939-8000 for more information. For more information about Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.



Pedaling to Work – What’s Stopping You? (June 10)

BOULDER—As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, on Wednesday, June 10, join Ray Keener at REI, 1789 28th Street, at 7 p.m. to discuss how to overcome your bike commuting barriers. Keener is the creator of Riding FUNdamentals and Ready to Pedal DVDs. He will cover topics on the gear you’ll need, finding good routes, options for carrying your things, dealing with sweat, safety concerns and tips, and more. For more information about Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.

Park(ing) Spaces Day (June 11)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, businesses all over Boulder will adopt a parking space and convert it into a “park” for one day by adding grass, flowers, trees, or chairs in the parking spot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, June 11. Visit www.communitycycles.org for more on this event. For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com. For a full list of events, visit http://communitycycles.org/bike-month.html.

Seniors on Bikes Ride (June 11)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month in June, join Seniors on Bikes for a 40-mile ride to Platteville leaving at 8 a.m. Friday, June 11, from the northwest corner of Interstate 25 and Colo. Highway 52. The group rides in two packs: a “pacer” group with an average speed of 15 mph or slower, and a “tiger” group that rides 15 mph or faster. Seniors on Bikes, with more than 60 members strong, was founded by several local seniors who meet Wednesdays and Fridays for rides around Boulder County. These rides are open to the public. Please check in one day in advance to verify ride times and locations by calling 303-494-2890 or e-mailing seniorsonbikes@gmail.com.

Mountain Bike Clinic (June 12)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, Gebhardt Volkswagen will host a mountain bike clinic for beginning to intermediate riders at noon Saturday, June 12, at 2470 49th St. Learn about preparedness, shared use etiquette, and simple maintenance. Instructors will teach techniques such as proper seated rider position, controlled braking and slow speed technical maneuvering, pedaling cadence, gear use, and proper riding position and technique for climbing and descending.

Boulder Mountainbike Association Trail Mix Ride (June 12)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, the Boulder Mountainbike Association will host a low-key, social mountain bike ride starting at the Marshall Mesa Trailhead for men, women and children from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 12. Riders will break into groups of different ability levels and meet up afterward to socialize and eat lunch courtesy of BMA. For more on this event, visit http://bma-mtb.org.

Community Cycles Rolling Bike Clinic, Kids’ Bike Rodeo (June 13)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, Community Cycles will host a rolling bike clinic and kids bike rodeo from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 13, at Boulder Housing Partners, 4800 North Broadway, in Boulder. The Community Cycles team will help visitors work on their bikes while also setting up a fun rodeo course for young riders. For more information, call Sue Prant at 303-564-9681.

Free Day at Boulder Indoor Cycling (June 13)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, 35 participants can take a free spin on the velodrome at Boulder Indoor Cycling, 3550 Frontier Ave., from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, June 13. The first 35 participants get a free lesson and use of a track bike. Bring your own helmet. The indoor mountain bike course will also be open for visitors to try.

Co-ed Fun Run (June 14)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in a coed fun run Monday, June 14, at 6 p.m. Meet at Fleet Feet, 2624 Broadway for this free, social run.

Boulder Chix Bike Skills Clinic (June 15)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, learn some new mountain bike skills or improve on what you know during the Boulder Chix Bike Skills Clinic from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, at the University of Colorado research park at Foothills Parkway and Arapahoe Avenue. The skills class with the Boulder Chix women’s bike team will include a prize drawing. All ages welcome.

Full Cycle Co-ed Ride (June 15)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in an enjoyable, relaxing co-ed ride starting at Full Cycle, 1795 Pearl St., at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 15. The ride will be about an hour long and have a moderate pace. This is a fun ride around Boulder, not a race. All ages welcome.

Boulder Beer Road Ride (June 15)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in the Boulder Beer road ride with the Boulder Cycling Club from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 15. The ride, held every Tuesday, starts and ends at the Boulder Beer Company, 2880 Wilderness Place, and heads to Eldorado Springs, the roads northeast of Boulder and other local cycling routes.

Free Bike Maintenance Class (June 16)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, join the staff at Full Cycle, 1795 Pearl St., for a basic-to-intermediate bike maintenance class at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 16. These classes fill up quicky, so sign up by visiting the shop or calling 303-440-1002.

Seniors on Bikes Ride (June 16)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month in June, join Seniors on Bikes for a 35-mile ride to the Pepper Jack Cafe leaving at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 16, from the Stazio Fields at Valmont and Butte Mill roads. The group rides in two packs: a “pacer” group with an average speed of 15 mph or slower, and a “tiger” group that rides 15 mph or faster. Seniors on Bikes, with more than 60 members strong, was founded by several local seniors who meet Wednesdays and Fridays for rides around Boulder County. These rides are open to the public. Please check in one day in advance to verify ride times and locations by calling 303-494-2890 or e-mailing seniorsonbikes@gmail.com.

Walk & Bike Month information booth at Boulder Farmer’s Market (June 16)

As part of Walk & Bike Month in June, GO Boulder will host an informational booth at the Boulder Farmer’s Market, 13th Street and Arapahoe Avenue, from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 16. Stop by to register for Bike to Work Day, which takes place on Wednesday, June 23, or register online at www.drcog.org. For more information about the Farmer’s Market booth or Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.

Boulder Cycling Thursday Evening Rides (June 17)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in the Boulder Cycling Club’s Thursday evening road ride from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 17. The weekly ride begins and ends at Bacaro Venetian Taverna, 921 Pearl St., and heads to some of the best cycling routes around Boulder.

Thursday Evening Margarita Ride (June 17)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in the weekly Margarita Ride from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 17. Presented by the Boulder Cycling Club, the casual hybrid bike ride starts and ends at Serrano’s Southwestern Grill, 6525 Gunpark Drive in Gunbarrel, and travels around Boulder Reservoir on easy trails and surrounding dirt roads.

Boulder Bike Bash at The Peloton 2010 (June 18)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, join the Peloton neighbors for a bike-themed happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 18, at their new community center, 3555 Arapahoe Ave. The event will feature $2 beers, food by local restaurants, information about bike rides and routes, and more. For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com. For a full list of events, visit http://communitycycles.org/bike-month.html.

Seniors on Bikes Ride (June 18)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, join Seniors on Bikes for a 35-mile ride to Jamestown leaving at 8 a.m. Friday, June 18, from Sol Azteca, 3390 28th St. The group rides in two packs: a “pacer” group with an average speed of 15 mph or slower, and a “tiger” group that rides 15 mph or faster. Seniors on Bikes, with more than 60 members strong, was founded by several local seniors who meet Wednesdays and Fridays for rides around Boulder County. These rides are open to the public. Please check in one day in advance to verify ride times and locations by calling 303-494-2890 or e-mailing seniorsonbikes@gmail.com.

Vintage Bike Swap (June 19)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, on Saturday, June 19, join local vendors for a Vintage Bike Swap from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Boulder High School, 13th Street and Arapahoe Avenue. Vendors will be peddling plenty of new and used treasures. Vendors must register in advance. For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.

‘Lee Likes Bikes’ Mountain Bike Clinic (June 19)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, learn or hone the core skills it takes to ride your mountain bike on any terrain with Lee McCormack, one of the world’s leading experts on bike riding skills, from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at the CU Research Park, Foothills Parkway and Arapahoe Avenue. Cost is $50 and includes a copy of his book, “Mastering Mountain Bike Skills.” To sign up, visit http://www.leelikesbikes.com/skills-clinics-with-lee.

Walk & Bike Month information booth at Boulder Farmer’s Market (June 19)

As part of Walk & Bike Month in June, GO Boulder will host an informational booth at the Boulder Farmer’s Market, 13th Street and Arapahoe Avenue, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 19. Stop by to register for Bike to Work Day, which takes place on Wednesday, June 23, or register online at www.drcog.org. For more information about the Farmer’s Market booth or Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.

Community Cycles Rolling Bike Clinic, Kids’ Bike Rodeo (June 20)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, Community Cycles will host a rolling bike clinic and kids bike rodeo from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 20, at Boulder Housing Partners, 3502 Nottingham Court, in Boulder. The Community Cycles team will help visitors work on their bikes while also setting up a fun rodeo course for young riders. For more information, call Sue Prant at 303-564-9681.

Co-ed Fun Run (June 21)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in a coed fun run Monday, June 21, at 6 p.m. Meet at Fleet Feet, 2624 Broadway for this free, social run.

Boulder Beer Bicycle Benefit (June 22)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, celebrate biking in Boulder and get ready for Bike to Work Day with the Boulder Beer Bicycle Benefit at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22, at 2880 Wilderness Place. Cost is $15. Admission includes a buffet dinner, beer and a pair of Smartwool socks. For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com.

Bike to Work Day Breakfast Stations (June 23)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, local companies across Boulder will host more than 45 free breakfast stations on Walk & Bike to Work Day from 7-9 a.m. Wednesday, June 23. See www.communitycycles.org or www.drcog.org for a complete listing and map of all breakfast stations. Visit www.communitycycles.org to register. For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com. For a full list of events, visit http://communitycycles.org/bike-month.html.

Seniors on Bikes Ride (June 23)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, join Seniors on Bikes for a ride from Idaho Springs to Georgetown and Silver Plume on Wednesday, June 23. Meet at the Table Mesa shopping center at 7:30 a.m. The group rides in two packs: a “pacer” group with an average speed of 15 mph or slower, and a “tiger” group that rides 15 mph or faster. These free rides are open to the public. Please check in one day in advance to verify ride times and locations by calling 303-494-2890.

Bike Shorts Film Festival and Ice Cream Social (June 23)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month and Walk & Bike to Work Day, the CU Environmental Center and Community Cycles will host the Fourth Annual Bike Shorts Festival and ice cream social at Old Main on the University of Colorado campus on Wednesday, June 23. The ice cream social begins at 5:30 p.m. on the south lawn of Old Main, with the film festival celebrating the fun and potential of bicycling beginning at 6 p.m. Cost is $6. Proceeds benefit Community Cycles’ Youth Earn-a-Bike Program. For more information on Walk & Bike Month, contact Sue Prant at 303-564-9681 or bikesue@gmail.com. For a full list of events, visit http://communitycycles.org/bike-month.html.

Fit, Position and Technique: Three Steps to Better Riding (June 23)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, on Wednesday, June 23, bring your bike and join Ray Keener at REI, 1789 28th Street, at 7 p.m. to learn how to fine tune the three most important and effective factors for improving your cycling: correct bike fit, position, and riding technique, factors that can make a huge difference in power and efficiency. Keener is the creator of Riding FUNdamentals and Ready to Pedal DVDs.

Boulder Cycling Thursday Evening Rides (June 24)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in the Boulder Cycling Club’s Thursday evening road ride from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 24. The weekly ride begins and ends at Bacaro Venetian Taverna, 921 Pearl St., and heads to some of the best cycling routes around Boulder.

Thursday Evening Margarita Ride (June 24)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in the weekly Margarita Ride from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 24. Presented by the Boulder Cycling Club, the casual hybrid bike ride starts and ends at Serrano’s Southwestern Grill, 6525 Gunpark Drive in Gunbarrel, and travels around Boulder Reservoir on easy trails and surrounding dirt roads..

Seniors on Bikes Bagel Ride (June 25)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, join Seniors on Bikes for free coffee and bagels and a ride around Martin Acres beginning at 8 a.m. Friday, June 25, at the East Boulder Recreation Center. The group rides in two packs: a “pacer” group with an average speed of 15 mph or slower, and a “tiger” group that rides 15 mph or faster. Seniors on Bikes, with more than 60 members strong, was founded by several local seniors who meet Wednesdays and Fridays for rides around Boulder County. These rides are open to the public. Please check in one day in advance to verify ride times and locations by calling 303-494-2890 or e-mailing seniorsonbikes@gmail.com..

Community Cycles Rolling Bike Clinic, Bike Rodeo (June 27)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, Community Cycles will host a rolling bike clinic and kids bike rodeo from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 27, at Willow Brook Condominiums, 63rd and Habitat Drive, in Boulder. The Community Cycles team will help visitors work on their bikes while also setting up a fun rodeo course for young riders. For more information, call Sue Prant at 303-564-9681.

Boulder Beer Road Ride (June 29)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month, take part in the Boulder Beer road ride with the Boulder Cycling Club from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 29. The ride, held every Tuesday, starts and ends at the Boulder Beer Company, 2880 Wilderness Place, and heads to Eldorado Springs, the roads northeast of Boulder and other local cycling routes.

Seniors on Bikes Bagel Ride (June 30)

As part of Boulder’s Walk & Bike Month in June, join Seniors on Bikes for a 45-mile ride to Hygiene leaving at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 30, from outside Savers in the Table Mesa shopping center. The group rides in two packs: a “pacer” group with an average speed of 15 mph or slower, and a “tiger” group that rides 15 mph or faster. Seniors on Bikes, with more than 60 members strong, was founded by several local seniors who meet Wednesdays and Fridays for rides around Boulder County. These rides are open to the public. Please check in one day in advance to verify ride times and locations by calling 303-494-2890 or e-mailing seniorsonbikes@gmail.com.

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