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Open Streets

June 3rd, 2018 8:00am at Riffenburgh Elementary

Open Streets is a car-free, family-friendly event. On Sunday, June 3, 2018, 1.4 miles of E. Stuart and Welch streets will be closed to cars from Remington St. to Edora Park. Plazas, or groupings of vendors and food trucks, will transform the empty street into a comfortable place to play. Come play at the event or volunteer to help make it possible!


Bike to Work Day FC Bikes Station

June 27th, 2018 6:30am at City Park

FC Bikes Will be hosting a breakfast station on the east side of City Park along Jackson Street. Stop by for good eats, hot drinks and fun!

Classes


Bicycle Friendly Driver

June 7th, 2018 12:00pm at 222 Laporte Ave

Discuss traffic safety laws and responsibilities for both cyclists and motorists, shared responsibilities, and how to avoid crashes or conflicts. Earn a Bicycle Friendly Driver certification upon completion of the course.


Smart Cycling: Road Rules

June 23rd, 2018 8:30am at Summitview Church, 1601 W. Drake Rd.

Learn how to ride safely and legally in traffic or on trails. Discuss rules of the road related to cycling, how to conduct bicycle safety checks and how to fit and wear a helmet. Note: this is a lecture style class. Bikes not required.


Smart Cycling: Road Skills

June 23rd, 2018 11:30am at Walk and Wheel Skills Hub, 1600 W Drake Rd

Learn how to conduct bike safety checks and on-bike handling skills to build confidence for riding with traffic on trails and roads. Practice bicycle handling skills in a parking lot before utilizing those skills on a ride on city multi-use trails and streets. Note: Bicycles and helmets required and can be provided if needed. Contact 970-221-6987 to reserve.


Bicycle Traffic Citation Class

July 27th, 2018 8:30am at 281 North College

The FC Bikes Bicycle Ambassador Program (BAP) is the education branch of the City of Fort Collins’ FC Bikes Program. In partnership with the City of Fort Collins Municipal Court, BAP offers a Bicycle Traffic Citation Course for individuals who have received citations related to cycling. In the Bicycle Traffic Citation Course cyclists and motorists alike learn about laws for cyclists, laws for motorists as they relate to cyclists, tips for safe cycling and how to share the road to make it safe for everyone. NOTE: REGISTRATION CLOSES 24 HOURS BEFORE THE START OF THE CLASS. YOU MUST REGISTER BEFORE THAT TIME.


Smart Cycling: Road Rules

August 2nd, 2018 5:30pm at Summitview Church, 1601 W. Drake Rd.

Learn how to ride safely and legally in traffic or on trails. Discuss rules of the road related to cycling, how to conduct bicycle safety checks and how to fit and wear a helmet. Note: this is a lecture style class. Bikes not required.


Smart Cycling: Road Skills

August 9th, 2018 4:00pm at Walk and Wheel Skills Hub, 1600 W Drake Rd

Learn how to conduct bike safety checks and on-bike handling skills to build confidence for riding with traffic on trails and roads. Practice bicycle handling skills in a parking lot before utilizing those skills on a ride on city multi-use trails and streets. Note: Bicycles and helmets required and can be provided if needed. Contact 970-221-6987 to reserve.


Bicycle Friendly Driver

August 15th, 2018 3:30pm at 281 North College

Discuss traffic safety laws and responsibilities for both cyclists and motorists, shared responsibilities, and how to avoid crashes or conflicts. Earn a Bicycle Friendly Driver certification upon completion of the course.



June is Bike Month!

June is Bike Month!
 

Every June, Colorado celebrates Bike Month and here in Fort Collins, we love anything that highlights and promotes people who ride bicycles

Each year on the fourth Wednesday of June, FC Bikes hosts its signature Bike Month event: Bike to Work Day (BTWD). Fort Collins' Bike to Work Day is a biannual event to encourage people to bicycle for transportation, experience the benefits of riding a bike, highlight Fort Collins' extensive bike routes, and demonstrate that bicycling is an easy, fun and healthy means of traveling around the city.

Join us for Fort Collins' 31st annual Bike to Work Day on June 27, 2018 between 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.!


Bike to Work Day 2018

Fort Collins' 31st Annual Bike to Work Day will be held Wednesday, June 27, 2018 from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Ride your to work (or anywhere) and stop by one of more than 50 free breakfast stations located all around Fort Collins. Check back for the 2018 Breakfast Station Map, which will be available here a week before the event. 

On your way home FROM work, swing by our Bike From Work gathering at Intersect Brewing, Co. From 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., we'll have live music, a food truck, and plenty of Bike to Work camaraderie. Stay tuned for more details. Intersect Brewing, Co. is located at 2160 W. Drake Rd. suite A1. The Hampshire Bikeway is a terrific and easy way to get there. 


May-September: National Bike Challenge

Bike Month is a great time to sign up for the National Bike Challenge. Join thousands of people across the nation as they log miles on their bicycles: it is a free and easy way to challenge yourself, colleagues and the greater community to ride more. Users compete on a local, state and national level.



Contact Us

FC Bikes Program Specialist
Nick Heimann
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970-416-2628

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