NOTICE:
This newsletter was originally sent on Jun 6, 2008.


The much anticipated Fort Collins Bike Week (June 23rd - June 29th) is right around the corner.  Bike Week celebrates our local, vibrant bicycle culture.  From the famous Bike to Work Day, to the Downtown Bike Show, to the new FC Bike Quest, Bike Week offers a variety of events the whole family can enjoy.  Come ride with us, as we celebrate the 2008 Fort Collins Bike Week!

6/23 Monday - Commuter Kickoff
7:30am at the CSU Oval - Join hundreds of fellow bike commuters on a short ride pre-work bike ride to commence bike week!

Monday Night - New event! - Bike Fort Collins, local advocacy npo, hosts a public forum dedicated to Northern Colorado Cycling Issues - 6:30pm at the Bean Cycle (144 N. College).  Bike Fort Collins will be sharing its success and discussing your concerns as well an update about on riding two abreast on County roads, "10 Hot Spots", the FC Bike Library, and Tour de Fat volunteer opportunities.  Free bike gear too!!

6/24 Tuesday - Bike Pedal VS. Gas Pedal Challenge
Noon - A bicycle commuter and a car commuter will go on the same four point errand around town.  Who will win? 

6/25 – Wednesday Bike to Work Day!
Free breakfast stations throughout FC (6:30am-9:30am). Get your workplace signed up and participate with thousands of other bicyclists.  New! Beginning this year, FC Bikes will begin promoting “Bike to Work Wednesdays” within local businesses all year round!

Wed. night. Downtown Bike Show
Bean Cycle (144 N. College) - Enter your very own bicycle and win fabulous prizes.
Starts at 6:30pm, judging at 8:00pm

6/26 Thursday - Cruise to the Movies
Meet 7:30pm at the Lincoln Center - (417 W.Magnolia) for a cruiser bike ride to New Belgium Brewing Company (500 Linden).  Feature presentation: “Klunkerz” – A film on the history of mountain bikes.  Movie begins at dusk. Fundraiser for Bike Fort Collins

6/27 – Friday - Live and Bike to Lunch
12:00pm-1:00pm, Lincoln Center Terrace - Live Broadcast performance by J.D. Kelley Blues Review, presented by KRFC and the Lincoln Center.

Friday night. Bike n’ Jazz
Gardens on Spring Creek – 6:30pm - 8:30pm – Free event!
Featuring live jazz by “Montgomery Jazz Group”

6/28 Saturday – 2 events!
BMXPO
- Edora Park (BMX Track and Bike Park).
BMX Kid’s Clinic at 10:00am, races at 11:00am, Pro demo at 1:00pm. 

FC Bike Quest - CSU Oval at 8:30am - FC Bikes is seeking 10 teams of 5 bicyclists each to embark upon a treasure hunt throughout Fort Collins.  Bike Teams are provided fun clues they must solve in order to complete the hunt and win fantastic prizes. 

6/29 Bike Sunday
Whether you are going out for breakfast, to church, the park, or the Poudre River,
Ride Your Bike Today!

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~ Six Day Races at the CSU Oval is this Sunday (6/8) 5:00pm-7:30pm.  This Sunday will mark the 5th day of racing at the Oval.  Last race is June 15th.  Spectator attendance continues to grow every week while the usual and new racers battle it out around the Oval.  This week, channel 4 news critic Greg Moody will be on hand with his camera crew to capture the magic and energy of the Peloton.  Come on out and take part in the fun.  For all details, check the Fort Collins Velodrome Association website.

~Jun 8th - Art In Public Places Bike/Hike - Meet at  Cottonwood Glen Park at 8 a.m.  Explore local urban trails while visiting at least 25 Art In Public Places installations throughout the City. Hopefully we can check out an installation in progress, as well. Must have a working bicycle, helmet, bike gloves and sunglasses. The trip will cover about 30 miles at a moderate pace.  Trip is limited to 20 participants.  Contact York at 221-5929 or redyork@gmail.com to sign-up.

~Jun 11th - BLT (Bike Lunch Talk) - Noon at Home state Bank (Corner of mathews and Mountain) - Find out or let us in on current Fort Collins bicycle happenings.

~June 20th-22nd - Fort Collins Cycling Festival.  Cruiser rides, Ride de Rist, and the Dash for Cache are just to name a few of these fun events.  Check out www.fccyclingfest.com for more info.

~June 23rd - Bike Fort Collins hosts a public forum dedicated to Northern Colorado Cycling Issues - 6:30pm at the Bean Cycle (144 N. College).  Bike Fort Collins will be sharing its success and discussing your concerns as well an update about riding two abreast on County roads, "10 Hot Spots", the FC Bike Library, and Tour de Fat volunteer opportunities.  Free bike gear too!!

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Volunteers needed!!!  If you are looking for a way to get involved to make a difference in the bicycle community, there are several organizations that need your help:  Contact these groups below and they can get you started:

Fort Collins Bike Co-op - Rafael

Bike Fort Collins - Jeff

Fort Collins Cycling Festival - Charlie

FC Bike Library - Chris P.



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