Bike Bakersfield was featured as the Philanthropy on Tap for February at Temblor Brewing in Bakersfield. We are honored to highlight all the wonderful opportunities and services Bike Bakersfield does for our community. A partnership between BYP and the Kern Community Foundation, this monthly … [Read more...] about Philanthropy on Tap
Grease & Gears for Girls maintenance class was a hit following first Friday in downtown Bakersfield. The event was dedicated to helping women feel empowered to ride and focused on the following three main areas: 1. Fixing a flat and bike cleaning 2. Adjusting brakes and shifting 3. Truing … [Read more...] about Grease & Gears for Girls
We're busy, busy and we'd love to see you at our fun upcoming events! Be sure to share your photos with us using @bikebakersfield or #bikebakersfield on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook. Feb. 1, 7 p.m. Full Moon Ride Feb. 2, 6 p.m. Grease & Gears for Girls Maintenance Class Feb. 11, 4 … [Read more...] about February is packed with events!
On Friday and Saturday, Bike Bakersfield hosted the Smart Cycling Course to teach residents how to navigate traffic with hand signals and commute safely on a bike. The course was led by Bike Bakersfield program director Jack Becker at the Community Resource Department in downtown Bakersfield. We … [Read more...] about Smart Cycling Course
Grease, Gears & Girls was such a success we were a little pinched for space with all the participants! We learned, laughed and had a great time on bikes. The event was held on Thursday, from 6-8 p.m. at our Bike Bakersfield bike kitchen on 1708 Chester Ave. We are seeking to create a … [Read more...] about Grease, Gears and Girls
On Tuesday, Bike Bakersfield hosted the monthly Full Moon Ride, attracting over 50 riders for a fun night of lights, bikes and friends. We even had some young riders brave the cold and enjoy the fun! The weather was great for this time of year! We rode from Beach Park to the Marketplace, starting at … [Read more...] about January Full Moon Ride
Bike Bakersfield had the privilege of helping in a bike and helmet giveaway on Dec. 12 at the Wasco State Prison. We supplied helmets and watched with glee as the children received their new bicycles which were built by inmates. Santa and Mrs. Claus even came! Check out the photos below for … [Read more...] about Wasco State Prison Bike & Helmet Giveaway
On Thursday, Bike Bakersfield rode from The Marketplace through the Haggin Oaks neighborhood to see the dazzling christmas lights and festivities. We rode with over 200 families and friends, all decked out in holiday apparel adorning both persons and bikes! The weather was beautiful and the … [Read more...] about Holiday Lights Ride