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Schedule of Events

2014

Worksite Challenge ~ Monday through Friday

What are the most bike-friendly businesses in Flagstaff? Register your workplace, get everyone to ride and your worksite could win an awesome commuter bike or bike trailer! (depending on the size of your worksite)

View Worksite sponsors and commuter bikes!

2014 Worksite Challenge Rules


May  18th- Sunday

Bike Bazaar – Heritage Square Downtown Flagstaff
8am – noon

  • 12th Annual Human-Powered Parade (CASH Prizes will be awarded).
  • Bike & Gear Swap
  • $10 Helmets for kids
  • Mountain Lion – Bike / Bus Demonstration
  • “Fender Blender” Smoothies
  • Iron-on Transfer Station! Bring your favorite garment to get FBO tagged.
  • Exhibits on commuting safely, local bike events and programs, and bike art
  • Parade starts at 11am, staging at Heritage Square near alleyway

May 19th – Monday

Peace SurplusKick-off Commuter Ride from City Hall through town back to City Hall — starting at 7am. Ride will start at 7:15.
Come join local elected leaders, officials, and hundreds of your friends for a short “commuter” ride through downtown to finish at City Hall for a free breakfast. Hundreds of cyclists sharing the roads make a statement. A brick for display in Heritage Square will be given to a community member that has gone above and beyond the call of duty for cycling in Flagstaff.

Breakfast provided by Peace Surplus.

Lowell Observatory “Mars Hill Challenge Ride” – Monday thru Friday

Mars Hill Road …. yep, you probably know it, the paved ½-mile winding climb from Thorpe Park to the scenic overlook and then up to Lowell Observatory that beckons cyclists to pit their aerobic prowess against its steep 10-12% grade.

As a regular BTWW work site participant, Lowell Observatory is sponsoring the “Mars Hill Challenge Ride” again this year as a featured event.

Ride anytime between 9:00am and 5:00pm, we challenge local cyclists to bike up Mars Hill to the Lowell Observatory Steele Visitor Center and experience first-hand what Lowell BTWW riders contend with all week long. The reward?  A FREE “2 for 1″ guest pass to Lowell Observatory to redeem at your leisure along with a refreshing bottle of water. Just show your bike helmet to the front desk greeter in the Visitor Center when you reach the top. For directions and questions, contact Kim Morris: kim@lowell.edu or 233-3240.


May 20th – Tuesday

Bike to School Day!
Bike to School Challenge  6:30 – 9am
Win the Golden Sprocket award for your school.

Student Awards
The Golden Sprocket trophies will be awarded to the winning schools.


May 21st – Wednesday

Bike to Breakfast Day! — 6:30am -9am
Bike-friendly businesses around Flagstaff are once again sponsoring Bicycle Breakfast stops this year. Check to see which stop is along your route, hit one or hit them all! Coffee, juice, muffins, bagels, and other breakfast treats will fuel your commute.


May 22nd – Thursday

Jack & Martin’s Excellent Adventure Cruiser Ride — starting at 5:30pm

Meet at the downtown Flagstaff Public Library parking lot for a leisurely loop on the Flagstaff Urban Trail System. Bring your friends, and your helmet! All riders are welcome! We will end the ride at the Ice Cream Social.

Ice Cream Social, Bike Games & Crafts starting at 5:30 – 7:30pm - will be in the parking lot of San Francisco de Asis at San Francisco de Asis at Humphreys and Cherry.  We’ll have ice cream and toppings. Come participate in the various bike games. Challenge your bike skills! Event sponsored by Safe Kids – Coconino County.


May 23rd- Friday

Bike to Beer, New Belgium Cruiser Raffle @ the Tinderbox Annex — 5 – 7pm
Winner will be picked at 6:30pm. Join us for drink specials, games and more…

A free beer and raffle ticket to all new and current FBO members. We can sign you up that night. Memberships start at $20. Get 1 free raffle ticket when you sign up for a membership!

Win This Bike! from New Belgium Brewing

Buy your raffle tickets at the Tinderbox 5-6:30pm.

2013 New Belgium Cruiser

Join everyone to celebrate our great Bike to Work Week!

May 27th – Tuesday

Awarding of commuter bikes to winning worksites


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