Bike Month News

Here’s a summary of what’s coming up for May’s Bike Month. Please check the Bike Carson Calendar Page for further details. Please be aware that times could change, so it’s best to check the calendar for the latest updates before heading out. We’ll also post final details the day before the events.

April 22nd

  • Bike Month Meeting – The Feisty Goat Pub at 6:30 PM.  Main topic will be the Bicycle Commuter Challenge.  Additional topics will include advertising and gathering raffle prizes for the party.

May 4th

  • Bicycle Commuter class at Comma Coffee – includes ABC Quick Check, riding in traffic, and bicycle laws, plus whatever topics the attendees would like to find out more about.

May 5th

  • Bike Clinic at the Bike Habitat – How to Change a Flat Tire

May 6th

  • Bike Social at the Feisty Goat Pub – Ride your bike to the Feisty Goat Pub for a pint and some socializing.

May 7th

  • Commuter Forum at Comma Coffee – A forum designed for the novice commuter and those individuals interested in getting started. We’ll have experienced bicycle commuters on hand to discuss and answer any questions you have about cycling to work and car-free living.

May 8th

  • Full Flower Moon Ride in Ash Canyon – Evening ride in Ash Canyon.  Bring lights if you want to keep riding after dark!

May 9th

  • Daytime Event at The Bike Smith (Details TBD)
  • Movie Night at Bike Habitat

May 10th

  • Kid’s Mountain Bike Ride on the Mexican Ditch Trail – A good introduction to off-road cycling on the mostly flat, hard-packed Mexican Ditch Trail. Mountain bikes or BMX style bikes with knobby tires recommended, Helmets REQUIRED.

May 11th

  • Bike to Work Week Starts!
  • Bicycle Commuter Challenge begins
  • Commuter Celebration and Commiseration at Comma Coffee – This is an informal gathering for bicycle commuters to share stories (celebrate and commiserate), ask questions, share expertise, and enjoy the company of other commuters.
  • Movie Night at The Bicycle Authority

May 12th

  • Commuter Celebration and Commiseration at Comma Coffee
  • Bike Clinic at the Bike Habitat – Roadside Repair

May 13th

  • Commuter Celebration and Commiseration at Comma Coffee
  • West Carson Cruiser Ride – A slow ride on Carson City’s west side.  A good family event.

May 14th

  • Commuter Celebration and Commiseration at Comma Coffee
  • Flat Tire Clinic at the Comma Coffee courtyard – A hands on Flat Tire Clinic.  Bring a wheel down, and learn how to repair a flat tire.

May 15th

  • Bike to Work Day!
  • Free Coffee at designated commuter stations
  • Commuter Celebration and Commiseration at Comma Coffee
  • Party at the Firkin and Fox – Live Music, Bicycle Events, Raffle Prizes, New Belgium Beer, Team Wonderbike, and more.

May 16th

  • Daytime Event at The Bike Smith – Details TBA

May 17th

  • Bike Habitat’s Tour of Carson – Road Bike Ride around the perimeter of Carson City, approximately 26 miles.

May 19th

  • Bike Clinic at the Bike Habitat – Home Bicycle Maintenance

May 26th

  • Bike Clinic at the Bike Habitat – Preparing to Ride: This clinic will focus on nutrition, attire, gear, and other often overlooked areas of cycling.
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6 thoughts on “Bike Month News

  1. Looks like another winner Bike to Work/Bike Month celebration. You definitely have outdone yourself this year! Too bad it isn’t in the month of June! :^)

  2. Yo! Looks great!

    Let me know what I can do to help, like donating a personal training package for the raffle or helping out with the nutrition talks.

    Stay frosty,
    ~ Luke Wold

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