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 has begun.  If you are interested in volunteering for next year and would like to attend organizational meetings, please contact Paul Selden at info@bikefriendlykalamazoo.org or come to the next planning meetings scheduled for August 16, 2018 and September 20, 2018 from 4-5 p.m. at the City of Kalamazoo Parks office (Community Room), 251 Mills Kalamazoo. 

Have a safe and fun riding season.  See you out there! 

 

 



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Mountain Biking 101 for Women - POSTPONED UNTIL MAY 18

  • Al Sabo Preserve Texas Dr Kalamazoo, MI, 49009 United States (map)

 

Ever wondered what mountain biking is like but too scared to give it a go? Don't have a bike to try it? No worries, we've got you covered. Now is the chance to ride the Al Sabo trail in a safe and instructional environment. SWMMBA and Pedal are teaming up to put together a Ladies Only Mountain Bike 101 instructional ride at the Al Sabo trailhead on Monday, May 11th. Pedal will have demo bikes available to rent (reservations are required ahead of time). Women will be taught the basics of trail riding and safety. There will be a 30 min pre-ride required training session at the Texas Township Park parking lot at 6:30pm. We will go over the rules of the trail, divide into small groups, and then ridea short distance to Al Sabo from the parking lot. Please note that this is a Ladies Only ride. All ages are welcome however, we ask that all individuals under the age of 17 are accompanied by an adult. Registration is required.

The event is free.  Please register so they'll know you're coming.  Follow this link https://www.facebook.com/BikeKzoo to the Bike Week Facebook page and click on "Plan to Attend" and say you're attending the event or call PEDAL at 567-3325.

Directions:  From Texas Corners turn northeast onto Texas Drive. The preserve is 3/4 mile on the north side. There is no sign for the preserve, instead look for the Camp Roto Kiwan Boy Scout Camp. The preserve entrance is located just east of the camp.

Earlier Event: May 16
Third Annual Family Bike Fest
Later Event: May 14
Slow Roll to the Farmer's Market

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