Are you ready? Winter Bike Fest is almost here!
For this month of celebrating our wintery city and its winter biking community, we have a lot of fun events planned for you! We hope to see you at one or many. Check them out here and invite your friends on Facebook:
Bike Happy Hour
When: Tuesday, February 7th, 5-7pm
Where: the Spenard Roadhouse
Details: Wear your helmet, get tots.
Winter Bike to Work Day
When: Friday, February 10th, 6-9am morning commuter treat stations and 4:30-6pm after work parties
Where: Treat stations all over Anchorage and after work parties at Westchester Lagoon (West Anchorage) and Eagle River Town
Square Park (for Eagle River commuters)!
Details: Commit to commute on Winter Bike to Work with the rest of the world at winterbiketoworkday.org/home2017
Eagle River Sunrise Ride
When: Monday, February 20th (President's Day), 8-11am
Where: Meet at Chepo's Mexican Restaurant
Details: Planning 7-8 miles out and back on the Eagle River. Fat bikes recommended. Total time estimated to be around 2 hours. Please park at the far end of the Chepo's parking lot!
Tour de Funk
When: Friday, February 24th, 9pm-late
Where: Anchorage Community Works
Details: $10 cover. Funk/soul music and lots of dancing! Beer from Resolution Brewing Co. and bike-themed crafts and artist tables. Bike parking will be provided.
Big Fat Ride & Raffle Drawing
When: Saturday, February 25th, 3:30pm
Where: 4th Avenue, downtown Anchorage
Details: The ride is for all ages and riding abilities and will be a 5-mile loop starting on 4th Ave. using the Coastal Trail out to Westchester Lagoon. Sign up at bigfatride.athlete360.com Bib pick-up will be at Anchorage R.E.I. on Friday, February 24th, 4-7pm and Saturday, February 25th, 10am-2pm.
Gary Sjoquist Presentation – Bike Minneapolis: A Bike-Friendly Winter City
When: Monday, February 27th, 6-7:30pm
Details: "Bike Minneapolis: A Bike-Friendly Winter City" presented by Gary Sjoquist, Advocacy Director, Mountain Bike Hall of Fame 2012