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Phone
(530) 757-5686
(530) 758-4738 FAX
Email
pwweb@cityofdavis.org
Office Address
1717 Fifth Street Davis, CA 95616
Office Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Davis Bike Month 2018

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Davis Bike Month 2018

Bike Month is the annual celebration of people who ride bikes, and the awesome bikes we ride.  Each year, the City of Davis and other partners join forces to thank people for riding their bikes and encourage newbies to try bike riding.  Join the celebration, win some prizes, and ride your bike all month long...And all year.  Every month is bike month in Davis!   

 All month long

Bike Fairies

 Davis Bike fairies will be spreading cheer to people who ride their bikes.  Bike fairies might leave a gift on your bike or hand you a special thank you for riding around Davis.  Get caught doing good!

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 Bike Commuter Challenge

  All month long log your bike miles at mayisbikemonth.com and win prizes.  Each Tuesday, beginning May 10th, weekly prizes will be awarded to people who logged miles the previous week. Winners' names will be announced via email and posted on mayisbikemonth.comAt the end of May, Grand Prize winners will be selected from people who logged miles every week in May.  Good Luck Davis!

 

Special Events

Biking with Confidence: Rules of the Road

April 10- Tuesday

The first class in a series of of four classes for UC Davis employees, taught by City of Davis bicycle instructors. This class focuses on the rules of the road such as navigating roundabouts and riding with traffic.

Biking with Confidence: Bike Maintenance

April 17- Tuesday

Second class in a series of four classes for UC Davis employees, taught by City of Davis bicycle instructors. This class focuses on basic bicycle maintenance including keeping brakes and chain healthy and making adjustments to improve comfort.

Biking with Confidence: Get Your Hands Dirty- Learn to Fix a Flat Tire

April 24- Tuesday

The third class in a series of four classes for UC Davis employees, taught by City of Davis bicycle instructors. Get ready to get your hands dirty to fix a flat bike tire.  Learn how to remove the tire from the wheel, find the hole, and patch the tube.  

Travel Training Workshop 

April 28- Saturday

Want to learn about your travel options in Davis?  Practice getting on a bus, find out how to use Lyft, learn the rules of the road and test ride the electric-assist JUMP bike share bicycle.  

Biking with Confidence: Hit the Road!

May 1- Tuesday

The final class in the Biking with Confidence series. A fun bike ride will be led by City of Davis bicycle instructors showcasing some bicycle infrastructure on and around campus.

Biking with Confidence

May 5- Saturday

Pump up your bike skills and confidence: Whether your riding is rusty or you are proficient on your pedals, this class will teach you how to ride your bike in traffic, the rules of the road, and tips to become a more predictable rider. This course is a combination of classroom and on-street instruction. Participants age 12 and older must bring a bike in good working condition, a helmet and water. Sign up at through City of Davis Recreation. The cost is $19.  Class is at the Senior Center in the Activity Room from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

UC Davis Bike Auction

May 5- Saturday

The public is invited to attend the biannual University of California, Davis Bicycle Auction. Over 400 bikes will be available for sale to the highest bidder. The bicycles may be viewed from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. with bidding getting underway at 9:00 a.m. and lasting until all items are sold. For further information, call the UC Davis Transportation Services Bicycle Program Coordinator at (530) 752-BIKE (752-2453) or visit taps.ucdavis.edu/bicycle

Loopalooza

May 6

Loopalooza is a family-oriented bike ride showcasing the Davis Bike Loop's proximity to schools.  Ride the loop with friends and families from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and discover fun and educational stations along the loop.   

Bike to School Day

May 9

Ride your bike to school and celebrate biking with your friends.  Check with your school to learn more about bike safety assemblies, contests, and more. Who will win the coveted Golden Wheel trophy this year? Find out more at: http://cityofdavis.org/city-hall/public-works/bike-pedestrian-program/street-smarts

Pathway Clean-up and Bike Davis Fundraiser

May 12

Everyone is invited to meet at Sudwerk Brewing at 2001 2nd Street at 11 a.m. for a pathway clean-up.  We will clean-up a section of shared-use pathway from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  All pathway clean-up volunteers will receive pizza donated by Woodstock's Pizza.  Hang around after the clean-up and enjoy tunes from the band Hardwater from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Sudwerk Brewing will be donating a portion of sales to Bike Davis, a bicycle advocacy group.   

Ride of Silence

May 16

Join the Davis Bike Club at Ken’s-Bike-Ski-Board, 650 G St., for the annual Ride of Silence, where people on bikes take to the streets in a silent procession to honor those who have been killed or injured while biking. Arrive after 6:30 p.m. and be ready to leave at 7 p.m. Participants proceed no faster than 12 mph, wear helmets, follow the rules of the road, and remain silent during the ride.

Bike to Work Commuter Station

May 17

On your way to work stop by the Davis Train Station between 6:40 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. for a thank you for riding coffee and muffins.  

Celebrate Davis

May 17

Bike Valet! Ride your bike to Celebrate Davis at Community Park 4:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. and let the City of Davis, UC Davis, and the Bicycle Hall of Fame folks watch your bike while you party. 

Bike Davis- Bike Breakfast

May 18

Bike Davis, will be serving breakfast to bike riders on the Levee traveling between Sacramento and Davis from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

49th Annual Davis Double Century Bike Ride

May 19- Saturday

Did you know that the Davis Double Century bike ride is the most popular double century in California? Find out why and how to sign-up for this bike ride at:https://davisbikeclub.org/2018-davis-double-century/

Bike Party Davis

 

May 25- Friday

Let’s bike party!  This is a fun-for-all-ages bike ride around Davis. Decorate your bike with lights and meet at Ken’s Bike-Ski-Board, 650 G St. The ride leaves at 8 p.m. Find out more on the Bike Party Davis Facebook page.

Bike Scavenger Hunt

June 10- Saturday

Are you ready to scavenge?  Join the City of Davis and UC Davis Design students for an adventure around the City.  Details about where this event begins and times will be posted soon.  

 

 

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