Bike to Work Week

By Alexis | Co-Editor

 

Cyclist stopping at a tent for refreshments

 

When:
May 13, 2013 – May 17, 2013
6:30 am – 8:00 am

Overland Park is participating in Bike month by participating in the Bike to Work week, May 13-17. Mayor Carl Gerlach will be signing a proclamation dedicating Bike to Work week on May 6.

Information Booth – Farmers’ Market

Saturday, May 11

To kick off the week, come check out the booth at the Overland Park Farmers’ Market. There will be a display set up and plenty of tips and information from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Breakfast Stops (FREE)Whole Foods Logo

All individuals who “Bike to Work” are encouraged to stop for a light breakfast, sponsored by Whole Foods, on your way to work via your bikes.

6:30 – 8 a.m. daily

Mon., May 13 Quivira Park – 11901 Quivira (on the Indian Creek Trail) Map
Tue., May 14 South Creek – 132nd & Foster (by Indian Creek Trail) Map
Wed., May 15 Corporate Woods Park – 109th & Indian Creek Parkway (by the Eilert Fountain) Map
Thu., May 16 Roe Park – 10400 Roe (on the Indian Creek Trail) Map
Fri., May 17 City Hall – 8500 Santa Fe Drive (east side) Map

Bicycle Rodeo

A Bicycle Rodeo is scheduled for May 18, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Shawnee Mission South High school in the northwest parking lot.

There will be eight different stations for kids to learn basic bicycle handling skills and a local bike shop will be available to conduct free safety checks.

Whole Foods has donated kids water bottles for all those who participate.

Volunteers are needed; if interested, contact Nico Cantarero.

Metro Events

Find more bike events taking place all over the metro area by visiting BikeWalkKC.

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