The 7th Annual Kalamazoo Bike Week was a success. The weather was generally good and attendance at the events was great.  Thank you to all event organizers and participants, volunteers and sponsors - we had great fun and are looking forward to our 8th Annual Bike Week!

Planning is well underway for Bike Week 2019 (May 11-18, 2019) -- and more than ever, will encompass events across Kalamazoo County.  To make a bike-related announcement or organize an event during Bike Week that you want to promote here, please contact Paul Selden at bikeweek@bikefriendlykalamazoo.org.

It’s not too late to get on board — you can come up to speed and participate by taking advantage of the links below.

We may be able to accommodate additional events and announcements up until March 31, 2019, when our Website Event and Media Release Form is due. Don’t hesitate to contact Paul for more information.

Please watch this page for additional updates.

In the meantime…

Click here for a summary of information for event organizers (from our October 2018 planning session, in the form of meeting notes that we hope to format into an “Event Organizers Packet” early in 2019. Click here for a list of ideas for Bike Week (some of them just waiting to be matched with organizers & volunteers!), plus a contact directory (to be expanded over time). Click here to see a meeting summary for our September 2018 planning session.

We wish you safe and happy rides throughout the year.  Hope to see you out there! 

 

 



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Third Annual Family Bike Fest

  • Spring into Summer Family Bike Fest Mayors Riverfront Park, 251 Mills Street Kalamazoo, MI 49048 (map)

Family Bike Fest is a chance for families, kids, adults and the community to come together during Kalamazoo Bike Week. This event is free and no bike is required, but they are encouraged. There will be a group ride, games, activities, and prizes for kids and adults just for coming out and celebrating bicycling in Kalamazoo. 2015 marks the third year for this event, and it is brought to you by Kalamazoo Parks and Recreation, community businesses, individuals, and organizations who love Kalamazoo and families.

This year we are proud to bring the Thriller BMX Team to perform; you won’t want to miss this show. Join your community of bike loving friends at Mayors’ Riverfront Park May 16th from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Registration begins at 9:45 am.

Visit www.facebook.com/familybikefest for more information and photos from prior events.

Would you like to volunteer, donate or be a part of the committee? Contact FBF founder and chairperson, Jessica Tornado, at Jessica@JessicaTornado.com

 

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