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: 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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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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2nd Annual Earth Day Bike Ride

April 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm

​Join us for our 2nd Annual Eath Day Bike ride, lead by the Cycle Saloon!

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Bike Train: Geolography of Tacoma

April 22, 2015 at 5:30 pm

Join Garrett from the Downtown On the Go Bike Committee to celebrate the Year of the Bike with a group ride out of downtown Tacoma. We will meet at 11th and Pacific Ave and ride the Foss Waterway, Tacoma’s waterfront, and up North 36th (adjacent to Puget Creek), making stops along the way where

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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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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Water Flume Line Trail

April 29, 2015 at 5:30 pm

Join the City of Tacoma to commemorate the phase two completion of the Water Flume Line Trail. The celebration will start with a trail dedication and a ribbon “cutting” event with elected officials and special guests followed by attendees riding or walking through a “ribbon” for a guided

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Water Flume Trail Line

April 29, 2015 at 5:30 pm

Join the City of Tacoma to commemorate the phase two completion of the Water Flume Line Trail. The celebration will start with a trail dedication and a ribbon “cutting” event with elected officials and special guests followed by attendees riding or walking through a “ribbon” for a guided

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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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May Green Drinks

May 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm

May is National Bike Month and we always go all out in Tacoma-Pierce County! This year we have tons of fun events, including a Tweed Ride, GoldSprints event, and a Bike Everywhere Challenge with prizes!

Join us at the Broken Spoke to learn more about all things Bike Month—including how Bike

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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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