The 7th Annual Kalamazoo Bike Week was a success. The weather was generally good and attendance at the events was great.  Thank you to all event organizers, volunteers and attendees - we had great fun.

Planning for Bike Week 2019 (May 11-18, 2019) began in June 2018 -- and more than ever, will encompass events across Kalamazoo County.  If you want to share an idea, help plan, make an announcement or organize an event during Bike Week, please contact Paul Selden at

We may be able to accommodate additional events and announcements up until March 31, 2019. Don’t hesitate to contact Paul for more information.

The last public planning meeting in 2018 took place on October 25, 2018, 4-5pm at the Portage District Library (Austin Lake Room), 300 Library Lane, Portage MI 49002.  If necessary, we will also meet as a group in 2019, with dates to be announced later.

At this point most of the planning and implementation of the great ideas we surfaced throughout our meetings held during the summer and fall of 2018 is in the hands of our wonderful individual event organizers. It can also be accessed via the links below.

Please watch this page for additional updates.

In the meantime…

Click here for a summary of information for event organizers (from our October 2018 planning session, in the form of meeting notes that we hope to format into an “Event Organizers Packet” early in 2019. Click here for a list of ideas for Bike Week (some of them just waiting to be matched with organizers & volunteers!), plus a contact directory (to be expanded over time). Click here to see a meeting summary for our September 2018 planning session.

We wish you safe and happy rides throughout the year.  Hope to see you out there! 



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Alfred E. Bike Tuesday Night Ride at Arcadia Ales

  • Alfred E. Bike 320 E. Michigan Ave. Kalamazoo, MI 49007 (map)

Our first Tuesday Group Ride of the season is tomorrow night, and because it's also Kalamazoo Bike Week we are doing something a little bit different. We are partnering with Arcadia Ales for the next two weeks to help them celebrate Bike Week, and the launch of their new Cheap Date beer.

When & Where
Arcadia Ales Kalamazoo
701 E. Michigan Ave

Tuesday, May 11th - 6:15pm

The Rides

20 mile 'fast' ride - 16-19mph:

This will be our usual Tuesday Night group ride, intended for road bikes and experienced riders. Helmet is required.

14 mile 'fun' ride - 10-15 mph:

All riding abilities welcome. We will go north through the Nature Center on the River Valley Trail and back. Helmets are encouraged.


Stick around at Arcadia after the ride for exclusive specials, and socializing with your fellow cyclists!


See the group ride page for last minute details and weather updates:


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