Commuter support stands are held each Tuesday to support walkers and cyclists in their active transportation goals! Get out and ride, come say hi and grab some healthy drinks and snacks. We will have free drinks, snacks and minor bike repair. Commuter stands are made possible through our Bike Month food sponsors Aldi and Costco!
Locations may change. We will do our best to post updates in this event page and on our main Facebook.
May 2 | Beach Park
May 2 | The Park at Riverwalk
May 9 | Niles & Mt. Vernon
May 9 | Finish Line Bicycles
May 16 | Planz Park
May 16 | Bike Arvin
May 23 | Baker & Sumner
May 23 | Chester & China Grade Loop
May 30 | Wilson Park
May 30 | Beach Park
- 0303.May.Fridayhttps://www.facebook.com/events/2386198921404598/The Library Bar1718 chester ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301, USA
We are kicking off Bike Month with a Roller Race Sprint Competition on our stationary bikes. The highest sprint times will get a free drink on us! Please drink responsibly.
Come meet scores of nonprofits that are participating in Give Big Kern. Learn about the work they do and possibly even donate to them on the spot through Give Big Kern! Regular admission price applies. While the Meet & Greet is happening inside the zoo, outside, Jim Burke Ford Lincoln will be hosting “Driven to Give,” a dealership charity event to raise money for the Give Big Kern effort. For every test drive on the upper parking lot of CALM that day, $20 will be donated to Give Big Kern nonprofits. It’s safe, it’s easy, and it only takes a minute! You don’t even have to go in the park. Come and bring your friends. The more people drive, the more money will be raised. Together, we can all Give B-i-i-i-g!
Visit givebigkern.org/info/events for details.
- 0606.May.Mondayhttps://www.facebook.com/events/320039405533461/Bike Bakersfield1708 Chester Ave
Come learn the ins and outs of your bike on Mondays from 6:30-8 p.m. All skill levels and ages are welcome. This workshop series is $10 for non-members and free to Bike Bakersfield members. Go to http://bikebakersfield.org/support/bbshops/ to become a BB member today!
All workshops are held at the bike kitchen, 1708 Chester Ave. Orientation is recommended and is held during Second Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This orientation goes over bike cleaning, fixing a flat and class rules.
The workshop schedule includes the following:
Week 1 – Frame alignment, frame fit, greasing seat post and stern, and chain check.
Week 2 – Servicing brakes and servicing shifters.
Week 3 – Headset overhaul and bottom bracket overhaul.
Week 4 – Hub overhaul and wheel truing 101.
This workshop series and membership funds support all Bike Bakersfield programs and goals. By supporting this series, you are helping us provide helmets, safety equipment and bikes to those in need. Thanks for your support.
Give Big Kern is “One Day to Celebrate the Giving Spirit of Kern County!” It is designed to bring all of Kern together as one community, raising dollars and volunteer hours for local nonprofits through a 24-hour crowdfunding campaign taking place on May 7.
But, if you just can’t wait till then to donate, the Give Big Kern donation portal is already live! Be sure to check out all the fun events and promotions happening through Give Big Kern Day at GiveBigKern.org, Check out Bike Bakersfield’s #GiveBigKern page here: https://www.givebigkern.org/organizations/bike-bakersfield
Bike Bakersfield will be holding a donor appreciation lunch on Giving Day (May 7th). The first 25 people who donate at least $25 by texting “GIVE” to 661-491-8158 can enjoy lunch on us! Meet at Yokuts Park at 12:30!
Text, Give, Ride to the Park, and Eat with us!
Head to https://www.givebigkern.org/organizations/bike-bakersfield to donate directly to Bike Bakersfield, or search for other worthy nonprofits participating in Give Big Kern Festivities.