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Bike for Life Moscow

This is our ninth year celebrating National Bike Month in Moscow, Idaho.  We call ourselves Bike for Life since biking is a great way to travel all year long and at every stage of life, not just in May.

See the contact page for more information about volunteering to help with events and planning.

All riding abilities are welcome to join the cycling events listed below…

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2017 Bike-Related Events

April

Sunday, April 30, 6:00-9:00 PM, LATAH TRAIL FOUNDATION BENEFIT CONCERT, John’s Alley.  Yellow Dog Flats, a Moscow based blues/Americana band is having a CD release party at John’s Alley, 114 E. 6th Street in Moscow.  The concert starts at 6:00pm and has a $5 cover charge that benefits the Latah Trail.  For more information visit www.reverbnation.com/yellowdogflats or contact: Tom Carrol, latahtrail@gmail.com

May

Monday, May 1, 7:00 PM, BIKE MONTH PROCLAMATION, Moscow City Hall Council Chamber.  Bike Month Proclamation by Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert, 7:00pm, Council Chamber, City Hall in Moscow.  Come show the City Council that bicycling is important to Moscow.  Contact: Margaret Dibble m-dibble@hotmail.com

Monday, May 1, 4:30 PM – dusk, MOUNTAIN BIKE MONDAY, Moscow Mountain trails.  Contact UI Outdoor Program if you need transportation to the mountain, it costs $5. For more information, please contact the University of Idaho Outdoor Program at (208) 885-6810.

Wednesday, May 3 & EVERY Wednesday, 6:00PM sharp, WEDNESDAY RIDES, Meet at NRS East parking lot (old Tidyman’s, corner of Blaine & Highway 8).  The Wednesday evening rides are going on now through the end of summer.  Meet at 6:00pm at the NRS East parking lot at corner of Blaine & Highway 8.  Rides are usually 10-15 miles on Latah Trail or nearby roads.  For more info contact Marilyn Stein:  marilyn.stein@vistaoutdoor.com

Wednesday, May 3, 7:00 – 8:30 AM, FILL THE RACKS and NATIONAL BIKE TO SCHOOL DAYall K – 12th Grade students.  Encourage all school kids to ride bikes safely to school.  You can help by volunteering at Moscow school sites.  For more information contact: ebacon@uidaho.edu

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Monday, May 15, 10:00AM – 12:00noon, TOW YOUR TOT.  Starting at Mountain View Park. Meet us for this fun ride to Hordeman’s pond park, Triangle Park and the Fair Grounds playground. We will finish at Patty’s Kitchen for lunch at Noon. Kids on bikes and/or in trailers are welcome! We will be stopping at each park along the way for play-time so it’s a slow group and really fun! .  Questions?:  Email Melissa Snow at snow0042@d.umn.edu

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Friday, May 19, 7:00 – 9:00AM, BIKE TO WORK DAY, Corner of 6th and Main Streets (in front of Maialina Pizza).  Bike by the corner of 6th & Main St. in Moscow and celebrate national bike to work day with us!  We’ll have free mugs of coffee (from One World Cafe), snacks from Panhandle Bakery and fun swag.  For more info contact:  Nora Locken, nora.locken@gmail.com

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Bike to Work Day – May 23, 2011

 June

Saturday, June 3, 10:00AM – 2:00PM, OFFICER NEWBILL SAFETY FAIR, Eastside Marketplace.  The safety fair includes bicycle safety training for kids and helmets for those children who need one.  Other services provided include: distribution of child identification kits, water safety tips, and child car seats inspections.  Come to the Eastside Marketplace, enjoy the free services and food, and learn about kids’ health and safety at this outstanding community event.  For more information contact Jon Kimberling at 882-4414.

July

Saturday, July 15, Time TBA, FONDO ON THE PALOUSE, Options of 15 -100 mile rides beginning in Moscow.  Join Fondo on the Palouse July 15, 2017 for a scenic bike ride through Idaho and Washington. Three different routes provide fun and excitement for cyclists of all abilities.  Fondo on the Palouse showcases the rolling hills of the Palouse and its local communities. All routes begin in Moscow, Idaho before traversing through the local communities of Troy, Deary, Princeton, Potlatch, Palouse, Colfax and Pullman. Ride options range from 15 to 100 miles.  For more info or to register (available soon) visit: https://www.facebook.com/fondopalouse/

MORE EVENTS TBA!!

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See you on the streets…and please remember to wear your helmets!

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