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Bikes Week Celebrate Bloomington's Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community status. Take part in Bloomington'seffort to elevate our Bicycle Friendly Community status from gold to platinum!

Women's East Side Bike Ride

Thursday, May 4
5:30-7:30 p.m. · FREE
City Hall

This loop ride explores the range of bicycle-friendly ways to access the east side from downtown. Meet in the City Hall parking lot at the B-Line Trail and Eighth Street at 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact Beth Rosenbarger at

Bike to Work Day

Friday, May 19

Riding your bike to work is a fun way to start your day. Registered riders will be entered into a drawing for $50 gift certificates from Bikesmiths, Bicycle Garage, Revolution Bike and Bean or Salt Creek Cycles. All riders will be rewarded with a free bagel and drink from any of the three Bloomington Bagel Co. shops.

Click here to register for Bike to Work Day by Thursday, May 18.

Learn to Ride

Volunteer logo Spend the entire summer cruising on your bicycle after this Bloomington Bikes Month class. Beginning bike riders learn how to confidently and safely ride their bikes through individual instruction, and also learn about bike maintenance, road safety and proper bike and helmet fitting. Each participant receives a free bike helmet and must bring a bicycle without training wheels. Parents are encouraged to participate and must remain on site. For ages 7-11 yrs. with parent.

Tu, W, Th · 5/2-5/4 · 4:30-5:30 p.m.
$35/in-city, $40/non-city · Register by 4/28 (Code 77506-A)
Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, 2700 E. Rogers Rd. - southeast corner of parking lot

Tu, W, Th · 5/9-5/11 · 5:30-6:30 p.m.
$35/in-city, $40/non-city · Register by 5/5 (Code 77506-B)
Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, 2700 E. Rogers Rd. - southeast corner of parking lot

Bike Rodeo

The Bike Rodeo is a free, family-oriented event that both entertains and educates children on cycling safety and the importance of wearing bike helmets. Participants can bike through an obstacle course, enjoy healthy snacks, and learn something new! Please bring your own bike. A few bikes will be available for use in the Rodeo. For ages 4-12 yrs. with parent.

Saturday · June 3 · 10 a.m.-noon · FREE
Fairview Elementary School, 500 W. Seventh St.-Playground