18th Annual Bike, Walk and Wheel Week
Try GoCOMO for free! All rides, including Paratransit, are FREE throughout Bike, Walk and Wheel Week 2018!
Saturday, May 12th:
E-bike Demo & Guided Tour, 2-4 p.m. Join us for an e-bike ride and demonstration sponsored by and located at Shelter Insurance. Local bike shops will be on hand with e-bikes to test ride, with a guided tour leaving at 2:30 p.m. Cycle-X has a limited quantity of e-bikes to borrow to take on the tour! (Free event)
Sunday, May 13th:
Mother’s Day Family Ride, 2-4 p.m. starting at Stephens Lake Park – This family orientated event includes an easy bike ride along the Hominy Creek trail that starts and ends at Stephens Lake Park. There will be Mother’s Day themed activities along the way. Enjoy food provided by The Broadway Diner at the finish! Park in the 2001 E. Broadway parking lot. No advanced registration required, check-in starts at 1:30 p.m. next to the playground. (Free event)
Monday, May 14th:
Hinkson Happy Hour, 4-6 p.m. at Capen Park- Greenbelt Land Trust hosts this self-guided happy hour walk on the protected land along the Hinkson Creek Trail. Advanced registration is required, and check in will be next to the Capen Park parking lot.
Tuesday, May 15th:
Wheelchair & Bike Wash, 5:30-8 p.m. at Logboat Brewing- Enjoy a cold beverage at Logboat Brewing while getting your bike or wheelchair detailed. Donations are encouraged and benefit a local charity. (Free event)
Wednesday, May 16th:
Bikes & Brews, 6-8 p.m.- Join us for a spring evening bike tour of downtown Columbia with stops for local microbrew samples. This is a fun, easy and social ride through The District. Come dressed for an evening out on the town, and ready to have some fun! For more information and to register in advance visit the event webpage.
Cosmo Family Fun Fest, 6-8 p.m. at Cosmo Park: Entertainment for the whole family, including activities, music, hands-on learning, live entertainment, face painting, food trucks and more. Each month features a different theme.
Thursday, May 17th:
Giving Rides & All-Access Play, 2-4 p.m. at Cosmo Park- Come take a ride on our Giving Rides Duet Tandem bike! This bike allows us to give rides to those who are unable to ride bicycles themselves. It has a wheelchair on the front half, and electric assist to help support the pilot. Steinberg Playground has adaptive play equipment for everyone to check out. Everybody should have opportunities to play! (Free event)
Walt’s Bike Shop Maintenance Workshop, 6-7:30 p.m. at Walt’s Bike Shop. Learn the basics of beginner bike maintenance, with an opportunity to ask questions of the pros at Walt’s Bike Shop. (Free event)
Friday, May 18th:
Breakfast Station Day, 7-9 a.m. at several stops around town. Breakfast Station Day returns at all of the favorite locations from years’ past! Enjoy free breakfast as you bike, walk, or wheel about town. Stop by the station nearest you on your normal route, or set off on a mission to hit as many as you can. (Free event)
Saturday, May 19th:
GoCOMO Family Event, 11 a.m.-1 p. m. at Wabash Bus Station-Bring your kids for a fun ride on a GoCOMO bus with activity stops at local parks and the Daniel Boone Public Library. Recommended for children ages 4-10. Prior registration required.
Sunday, May 20th:
Hairy Hundred, 8am at Katfish Katy’s- The Hairy Hundred is the epitome of gravel riding in Boone County, Missouri. This 100 mile loop through some of mid-Missouri’s finest gravel roads starts and finishes at the Station House. For more information and to register, visit www.bikereg.com/the-hairy-hundred