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Bike Month Calendar

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WEDNESDAY MAY 7 
Bike to School Day — National Bike to School Day encourages children to safely ride their bikes to school. walkbiketoschool.org
Ride for Reading — WordPlay, Spun Bicycles, MoBo and Queen City Bike host the second annual Ride for Reading to promote literacy and healthy living through the distribution of books via bicycle to children in low-income neighborhoods. Donated books delivered to St. Boniface Catholic School by bike parade. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Meets at Coffee Emporium, 110 E. Central Parkway, Downtown, rideforreading.com
Crank Up Cincy Poster Show — Bike-inspired posters created by Cincinnati area artists. All posters available for sale. Through May 31. Coffee Emporium, 110 E. Central Parkway, Downtown, cincinnati-oh.gov/bikes

THURSDAY MAY 8 
The MoBo Super Slow Ride — Adults can learn bicycle safety by riding slowly through the streets of Northside. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays. MoBo Bicycle Cooperative, 1415 Knowlton Ave., Northside, mobobicyclecoop.org
Thursday Night Slow and Steady Ride — Ride any bike you like, from a BMX to tall bikes. Urban route goes from Hoffner Park to downtown and sometimes Northern Kentucky. 7:30-10 p.m. Hoffner Park, 4101 Hamilton Ave., Northside, queencitybike.com

SATURDAY MAY 10 
Try the Tracks — Walk a portion of the proposed Wasson Way Trail through Ault Park to Red Bank Road. 10 a.m. Meet at the corner of Eastern Hills Lane and Wasson Road, Oakley, facebook.com/wassonwayproject
Bicycle Maintenance Clinic — Learn how to maintain your bike to keep it safe and prolong its usable life. 10-10:30 a.m. Saturdays. Trek Bicycle Store, 9695 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash, trekstorecincinnati.com. 
Bicycle Maintenance Class — A basic bike maintenance class to learn how to change a tire, clean and lube a bike and more. 9-10 p.m. $10. Reser Bicycle Outfitters, 648 Monmouth St., Newport, Ky., reserbicycle.com
Findlay Market Bikegarten — Queen City Bike will have a booth at Findlay Market during Saturdays in May with bike information. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Findlay Market, 1801 Race St., Over-the-Rhine, queencitybike.com

SUNDAY MAY 11 
Bike Pop Wow! Covington Bike Festival — Second annual Covington Bike Festival. 9 a.m.-noon. Park Place between Greenup and Court streets, Covington, Ky., queencitybike.com. 
East Side Ride to Findlay Market — Leaves Sunday mornings from Coffee Emporium in Hyde Park and rides to Findlay Market. 8:30-11 a.m. Coffee Emporium, 3316 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, queencitybike.com.

MONDAY MAY 12 
Bike to Work Week — Ride your bike to work all week (through May 16). Celebrate with end-of-week parties on Friday. queencitybike.com

TUESDAY MAY 13 
Oakley All Ages Ride — All-ages ride. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oakley Square, Madison and Markbreit, queencitybike.com
Trek Bicycle Store Bicycle Commuting Basics — Learn how to successfully commute by bike. 6-7 p.m. Trek Bicycle Store, 9695 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash, trekstorecincinnati.com
Urban Basin Bicycle Club — Leads slow, interesting, themed rides from Fountain Square. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Fountain Square, Fifth and Vine streets, Downtown, queencitybike.com

WEDNESDAY MAY 14 
Ride to Northside Farmers Market — Meet up at Park + Vine to ride to the Northside market. 4:30-7 p.m. Park + Vine, 1202 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, parkandvine.com

THURSDAY MAY 15 
Bike Happy Hour @ SPUN!5-7 p.m. Spun Bicycles, 4122 Hamilton Ave., Northside, spunbicycles.com
Trek Bicycle Store Safe Cycling Clinic — A street-savvy clinic to teach skills and techniques to help riders safely navigate their bikes on the road. 6-7:30 p.m. Trek Bicycle Store, 9695 Kenwood Road, trekstorecincinnati.com
The MoBo Super Slow Ride — Adults can learn bicycle safety by riding slowly through the streets of Northside. 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Thursdays. MoBo Bicycle Cooperative, 1415 Knowlton Ave., Northside, mobobicyclecoop.org

Thursday Night Slow and Steady Ride — Ride any bike you like, from a BMX to tall bikes. Urban route goes from Hoffner Park to downtown and sometimes Northern Kentucky. 7:30-10 p.m. Hoffner Park, 4101 Hamilton Ave., Northside, queencitybike.com

FRIDAY MAY 16 
Breakfast on the Bridge — As part of Bike to Work day, enjoy breakfast, snacks, coffee and friends on the Purple People Bridge. 7-9 a.m. Purple People Bridge, queencitybike.com
Bike to Work Day — Picnic and celebration. Noon-1 p.m. Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine, queencitybike.com

SATURDAY MAY 17 
The Bike Parade + Picnic Ride — A slow ride around OTR and downtown returning to Washington Park for a picnic. Decorate your bike and win an award. Bring your own picnic. 4-5 p.m. Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine, queencitybike.com
Tristate Bicycle Collectors Spring Reunion and Bike Swap — Reunion and swap meet with homemade sticky buns, biscuits and gravy and coffee. Donations benefit the Red Bird Mission in London, Ky. 8 a.m.-noon. Corner of High and Vine streets, Lawrenceburg, Ind., queencitybike.com
Findlay Market Bikegarten — Queen City Bike will have a booth at Findlay Market during Saturdays in May with bike information. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Findlay Market, 1801 Race St., Over-the-Rhine, queencitybike.com
Bicycle Maintenance Clinic — Learn how to maintain your bike to keep it safe and prolong its usable life. 10-10:30 a.m. Saturdays. Trek Bicycle Store, 9695 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash, trekstorecincinnati.com. 

SUNDAY MAY 18 
Preservation Ride — Ride through the Queen City’s historic districts with the Cincinnati Preservation Collective. 2 p.m. Location details to come. preservethenati.com
Bike Valet @ Hyde Park Farmers Market — Queen City Bike watches your ride while you shop. 9 a.m.-noon. Hyde Park Square, 2700 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, queencitybike.com
East Side Ride to Findlay Market — Leaves Sunday mornings from Coffee Emporium in Hyde Park and rides to Findlay Market. 8:30-11 a.m. Coffee Emporium, 3316 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, queencitybike.com. 

TUESDAY MAY 20 
Fete d’Ete — A progressive wine dinner by bike through Oakley and Hyde Park, including Oakley Wines, Maribelle’s, Red Feather and more. 6 p.m. Leaves from Oakley Wines, 4011 Allston St., Oakley, anneamie.com.
Urban Basin Bicycle Club — Leads slow, interesting, themed rides from Fountain Square. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Fountain Square, Fifth and Vine streets, Downtown, queencitybike.com. 

WEDNESDAY MAY 21 
Ride to Northside Farmers Market — Meet up at Park + Vine to ride to the Northside market. 4:30-7 p.m. Park + Vine, 1202 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, parkandvine.com

THURSDAY MAY 22 
Bike Friendly Destinations Ceremony — Ceremony recognizing local bike-friendly destinations. 10-10:30 a.m. Details to come. queencitybike.com. 
The MoBo Super Slow Ride — Adults can learn bicycle safety by riding slowly through the streets of Northside. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays. MoBo Bicycle Cooperative, 1415 Knowlton Ave., Northside, mobobicyclecoop.org
Thursday Night Slow and Steady Ride — Ride any bike you like, from a BMX to tall bikes. Urban route goes from Hoffner Park to downtown and sometimes Northern Kentucky. 7:30-10 p.m. Hoffner Park, 4101 Hamilton Ave., Northside, queencitybike.com

SATURDAY MAY 24 
Bike Prom — Dress in your finest prom attire: cumberbuns, bowties, corsages, crushed velour, tulle and more. The ride cruises through downtown and the riverfront and then back to Northside for a party at Hoffner Lodge. 8 p.m.-midnight. $5 donation at the door to benefit Cincinnati Hardcourt Bike Polo. 4101 Hamilton Ave., Northside, queencitybike.com
Findlay Market Bikegarten — Queen City Bike will have a booth at Findlay Market during Saturdays in May with bike information. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Findlay Market, 1801 Race St., Over-the-Rhine, queencitybike.com

SUNDAY MAY 25 
Bike Valet @ Hyde Park Farmers Market — Queen City Bike watches your ride while you shop. 9 a.m.-noon. Hyde Park Square, 2700 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, queencitybike.com

TUESDAY MAY 27 
The Cincinnati Pride Ride — The Urban Basin Bicycle Club hosts a ride to highlight LGBT Pride in Cincinnati. The route starts at Fountain Square and winds through downtown, around Washington Park, along the Riverfront and through Sawyer Point. Display your pride as you ride. After-ride meet-up at On Broadway bar. 6:30 p.m. Fountain Square, Fifth and Vine streets, Downtown, cincinnatipride.org

WEDNESDAY MAY 28 
Ride to Northside Farmers Market — Meet up at Park + Vine to ride to the Northside market. 4:30-7 p.m. Park + Vine, 1202 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, parkandvine.com. Bishop’s Bicycles Flat Tire Repair Clinic — Learn how to repair a flat tire, lubricate the drivetrain and preform a pre-ride safety check. 7-8 p.m. Free, but space is limited. 313 Main St., Milford, bishopbicycles.net

THURSDAY MAY 29 
The MoBo Super Slow Ride — Adults can learn bicycle safety by riding slowly through the streets of Northside. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays. MoBo Bicycle Cooperative, 1415 Knowlton Ave., Northside, mobobicyclecoop.org
Thursday Night Slow and Steady Ride — Ride any bike you like, from a BMX to tall bikes. Urban route goes from Hoffner Park to downtown and sometimes Northern Kentucky. 7:30-10 p.m. Hoffner Park, 4101 Hamilton Ave., Northside, queencitybike.com

FRIDAY MAY 30 
Cincinnati Bike Center “Where’s Waldo?” Ride — On the final Friday of each month the Cincinnati Bike Center hosts a themed and costumed ride through downtown. This month’s theme is Where’s Waldo?. 6-8 p.m. Cincinnati Bike Center, E. Mehring Way, Downtown, queencitybike.com

SATURDAY MAY 31
Bike Skills Course — The Bike Skills 101 course teaches riders the basics of bike handling, including turning, using gears, avoiding obstacles, braking and balance. 9-11 a.m. $15. Cincinnati Bike Center, Smale Riverfront Park, 120 E. Mehring Way, Downtown, bikeandpark.com/city/cincinnati
Street Skills Course — Learn the proper way to ride with traffic in the street, including how to position yourself in the roadway, communicate with traffic and understand your rights and local bike laws. 9-11 a.m. $15. Cincinnati Bike Center, Smale Riverfront Park, 120 E. Mehring Way, Downtown, bikeandpark.com/city/cincinnati
Findlay Market Bikegarten — Queen City Bike will have a booth at Findlay Market during Saturdays in May with bike information. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Findlay Market, 1801 Race St., Over-the-Rhine, queencitybike.com

SUNDAY JUNE 1 
Queen City Bike + Dine — The ninth Queen City Bike + Dine takes you from Collective Espresso for a quick air/brakes/chain check, then on to local restaurants for brunch. Vegetarian options included. Proceeds benefit the participating businesses and Queen City Bike. 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tickets (cost TBD) available at info@parkandvine.com. Collective Espresso, 207 Woodward Road, Over-the-Rhine, parkandvine.com.
 
 
 
 

 

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