Wrap Up Bike Month with An Awesome Weekend!

So many great things are happening this weekend to wrap up Bike Month! Come out and enjoy some great times, there something to suite everyone:

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Friday:
Breakfast at the Bike Bridges at the Blue Heron Bridge (behind Cesar Chavez Elementary) from 7-9:30 am. Come enjoy coffee, bagels, and chat with fellow cyclists on your way to work. Around 9:00 am we’ll be cheering on Family School students as they head out on their annual bike field trip to the West Eugene Wetlands.

Friday is also the last Day to support Eugene-Springfield Safe Routes to School at our Wrap City fundraiser. They are donating a percentage of sales from the whole month to SRTS!!
Keep June 16th open for our final fundraiser of the school year. Celebrate the start of summer with us at Ninkasi anytime from Noon-9pm and they’ll donate 25% of sales as part of their Pints for a Cause work. We’ll be down there after 5pm with Pedal Power music cranking some human powered tunes!

Saturday:
First Kidical Mass Springfield ride meets at Willamalane at 11:00am. Pack a picnic lunch for the family, hop on your bikes, and meet us at Willamalane Center as we ride through the neighborhood to Volunteer Park. Once there, we will eat our lunches, enjoy the sun, and partake in free snow cones. After the picnic, families will ride together back to Willamalane Center. FREE

8466673_origFirst Annual BikeFest (Sheldon High, 9-2):
Bike Show at Noon
Bike Parade at 12:30 pm- Come and decorate your bike (or trike, or trailer) at our craft station. Make it awesome. Then show off your new fancy ride in the “Wheelies” bike parade at 12:30. You know you want to! (Suggested donation $5)
Bike Rides:
“Twelve Bridges”: 18 miles, easy terrain, 10-12 mph
“Franklin Firehouse”: 36 miles, easy terrain, 12-15 mph
All Day: Food vendors, community resources, bike registration, and more!

Bring a helmet and suggested $10 donation. All proceeds will go to purchase new bicycle racks for Sheldon High School! Rides will be led by GEARs and begin promptly at 9:30 am.
Can’t make the BikeFest but want to support Sheldon High students get better bike racks? Help them out on their Citizinvestor crowd funding site.

Circus Bike Ride (Monroe Park, Noon): Come join the Eugene Circus Bike Ride! There will be a potluck picnic and free circus show afterwards! This is a free family friendly community event for anyone who likes to ride their bike! Meet at Monroe Park at Noon and ride to Island Park in Springfield

Sunday:
Oregon Gran Fondo, Cottage Grove. The Oregon Gran Fondo is the Crown Jewel of the Oregon Triple Crown series. Don’t miss the third year of this premier racing and recreational cycling event and largest Gran Fondo in Oregon. Special “Piccolo” route for families is along the Row River Trail and is a “choose your own length” up to 31 miles. Main ride starts at 8am, Piccolo at 10:30am. See Dark30 site for information

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