Bike253 Category Event Archives

2015: Year of the Bike

January 1, 2015 at 12:00 am

As the number of cyclists in town has gradually increased, Downtown On the Go is excited to finally announce:

2015 is the Year of the Bike in Tacoma.

We will roll-out the Year of the Bike on Feb. 12 with a free screening of the bicycle documentary AfterMass: Bicycling in a Post-Critical Mass

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Bike to a Business: Climb Tacoma

March 1, 2015 at 12:00 pm

During the month of March, bike to Climb Tacoma and receive half-off your climbing day pass. Regularly priced day passes are $14 ($10 for students with a valid student ID), so this is a great opportunity to try indoor climbing at Tacoma’s premier bouldering gym.

Climb Tacoma is awaiting a new bike

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Bike to a Business: Goodwill’s Coffee Buzz and Neighborhood Bistro

April 1, 2015 at 8:00 am

Goodwill is offering you two great ways to save when you Bike to a Business in April.

Bike to either of the two Goodwill Coffee Buzz locations during April and receive $1 off any handcrafted beverage! Goodwill’s Coffee Buzz now has two barista training centers which are also full service cafes,

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VeloFemmes- Elliott Bay Trail Bike Ride in Seattle

April 6, 2015 at 8:00 am

Join VeloFemmes, Jonelle, Kathleen and Teri as they lead us on a ride to the Emerald City! We’ll meet around 7:45 AM at Tacoma Dome Sounder Train Station. Train leaves promptly at 8:00 AM (be sure to arrive early if you need to buy a ticket). Once in Seattle, we’ll ride along the beautiful Elliott

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TWBC Daffodil Classic

April 19, 2015 at 7:00 am

Join the Tacoma Wheelman’s Bicycle Club for the oldest ride in the South Sound!
The 40th Annual Daffodil Classic winds through the beautiful Orting valley and surrounding hills. Bring your bike, trike, tandem or unicycle - all cyclists are welcome! There are routes for families, recreational

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Blessing of the Bikes

April 29, 2015 at 7:30 am

Regardless of religious belief, or lack thereof, bring your wheels to be blessed by community religious leaders. All people who ride bicycles are welcome.Coffee at 7:30 AM, service at 8:00 AM.

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Bike to a Business: King’s Books

May 1, 2015 at 11:00 am

King’s Books is celebrating Bike Month with a bike-themed book display, a 10% discount all month for anyone biking to the bookstore and other events: Bike Month Book Discussion (5/13 @ 7:00), Bike Train (5/27 @ 5:30) and CLAW Bike Helmet Draw (5/27 @7:30)!

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7th Annual Tacoma Bike Swap

May 2, 2015 at 10:00 am

The Tacoma Bike Swap is back in its 7th year! Whether you are looking to buy, sell, or simply looking to find other riders, join us for this exciting community event! While you’re there, check out these highlights:
• Free Bike Corral for anyone with just one or two bikes to sell—with a

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Bike Trivia Night

May 6, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Ready to test out your bike knowledge? Come prepared for an evening of bike trivia, covering everything from the history of biking to the best bike routes around town. This is sure to be a fun event for the whole family.Meet in the mid-room of the Swiss and show us what you’ve got!

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Bike to Market Day

May 7, 2015 at 10:00 am

Bike to the opening day of the Broadway Tacoma Farmer’s Market and gear up for Bike Month! The first 50 people to present their helmets at the Farmer’s Market booth will receive a $2 token just for riding! Downtown on the Go will be selling low cost helmets and fitting them for free! Map

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CycloFemme with VeloFemmes

May 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Join VeloFemmes in this global Mothers’ Day ride honoring women around the world!CycloFemme is a Global Women’s Cycling Day created TO HONOR THE PAST and the emancipation of our grandmothers and great-grandmothers, for the freedom to choose and the chance to wear pants. TO CELEBRATE THE PRESENT and

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Ride with Elected Officials

May 13, 2015 at 5:30 pm

Ride from Wapato Park to the Northern Pacific Coffee Company with Pierce County Elected Officials and discuss what it will take to make Pierce County more bike-able.

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Bike Month Book Discussion

May 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Celebrate Bike Month and the Year of the Bike with a special King’s Books book discussion that will appeal to all ages of readers. Along with Downtown On The Go, we will host a book discussion on Crunch by Leslie Connor. Dewey Marriss is stuck in a crunch. He never guessed that the gas pumps would

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Bike to a Better Tacoma

May 14, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Join with fellow bicyclists and City staff members to talk about hopes, visions and plans for a more bike-able Tacoma. Meet members of the Bicycle Pedestrian Technical Advisory Group and get updates on implementation of the Mobility Master Plan.

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Poker Run Alleycat

May 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm

An all-ages 10-15 mile race to create the best poker hand. Pick up cards at mystery locations around Tacoma. Prizes for the best and worst hands, as well as the first and the last to finish. Hosted by 2nd Cycle and Tacoma Bike Polo.

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