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 rolled-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 EVERYWHERE!

May 1, 2015 at 12:00 am

Have you noticed more and more people taking to the streets of Tacoma and other communities around Pierce County by bike?

Allow us to introduce Bike Month’s first 24/7 event: the Bike Everywhere Challenge! The rules are amazingly simple: BIKE. EVERYWHERE. Ride through the park, to the museum,

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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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Bike to a Business: Destiny City Comics

May 1, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Destiny City Comics is celebrating Bike Month by offering customers who bike to their store 10% off all purchases during the month of May.

Check out more of their events (including Free Comic Book Day!) on their Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/
DestinyCityComics

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Bike Repair and Safety Checks at UWT

May 27, 2015 at 11:00 am

UWT On the Go wants to see you pedaling during Bike Month. They are bringing Defiance Bicycles to campus throughout the month to offer free bicycle safety checks and basic repair services at their mobile repair booth on the Prairie Line Trail near Metro Coffee.

This event is open to the public and

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Bike Train: Downtown to King’s Books

May 27, 2015 at 5:30 pm

Join Cindy 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 through the North End neighborhood.
The ride will end at King’s Books for a bike helmet decoration event:The Cartoonist

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CLAW Bike Helmet Draw

May 27, 2015 at 7:30 pm

This month, the Cartoonist’s League of Absurd Washingtonians has a sponsor for their monthly Open Swim! In celebration of Bike Month and the Year of the Bike, Downtown On The Go will be providing ten blank white bike helmets for drawing and decorating! The adorned helmets will then become a

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Bike Repair and Safety Checks at UWT

May 29, 2015 at 11:00 am

UWT On the Go wants to see you pedaling during Bike Month. They are bringing Defiance Bicycles to campus throughout the month to offer free bicycle safety checks and basic repair services at their mobile repair booth on the Prairie Line Trail near Metro Coffee. This event is open to the public from

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Tweed Ride

May 30, 2015 at 10:30 am

The Tweed Ride harkens back to the earliest days of bicycle culture by inviting riders to don their finest tweed and vintage fashions for a festive ride around Tacoma. This no-drop ride will follow former streetcar routes and brand-new bike boulevards from Point Defiance Pagoda through Proctor

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BikeroBrew Tacoma

May 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A bicycle brewery tour through Downtown Tacoma. BikeroBrew (by-kroh-broo) n. Adaptation of microbrew. A social event in which participants ride bicycles between microbreweries, drink craft beer, and explore the city they are in. BikeroBrew has three key elements: celebrating craft brewing, urban

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Anderson Island Ride

May 31, 2015 at 1:45 pm

Join Bike Tech and Pierce County in a family-friendly ride on Anderson Island. Riders will take the ferry from historic Steilacoom to Anderson Island. This enjoyable 3-mile ride is all ages and will be led by Bike Tech with breaks along the way for snacks, exploring the island’s sights, and a

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Bike to a Business: Happy Belly Restaurant + Juice Bar

June 1, 2015 at 7:00 am

Free Vanilla Whey Protein added to any smoothie when you Bike to Happy Belly in June!

Happy Belly has a vegetarian-focused menu and specializes in smoothies + fresh juice. Try their rotating salads, soups, wraps, tacos, rice bowls, sandwiches. Gluten/dairy-free and vegan options are available.

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TWBC Peninsula Metric

June 7, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Peninsula Metric Century (PMC) is a challenging ride through the scenic Kitsap Peninsula. Enjoy panoramic waterfront views, rural countryside, and lots of rolling hills. Choose from routes of 50k, 70k, 100k or 100m at two convenient start locations. Riders will enjoy a well-marked course,

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Kidical Mass: Lincoln-McKinley Ride

June 14, 2015 at 10:30 am

Kidical Mass is a monthly bike ride for kids and families. We ride in the street, observing the Rules of the Road, and regroup frequently. The goal is to gain confidence and learn how to ride safely in Tacoma. Kids are traffic, too!

Meet up at Lincoln Park on Sunday June 14 at 10:30 am. We’ll

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Wheels to Meals

June 20, 2015 at 7:00 am

Join us Saturday, June 20, 2015 for the 10th Annual Wheels to Meals, the annual fundraising bike ride for the St. Leo Food Connection. Choose from five rides through the scenic Puyallup Valley and surrounding area. The 2014 ride was one of the most successful yet—raising more than $25,000 for our

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