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Bike to Work Week features activities all week long. (PHOTO: John Sieger)

Bike to Work Week: May 10-18


The Wisconsin Bike Fed's annual Bike to Work Week takes place this May 10-17 and features plenty of exciting things to do throughout the week. Benefit from free coffee, pastries and bacon in the morning, safety checks and tune-ups for tips and a cargo bike show. Then end the week at a bicycle-themed art show.

Grab your helmet (or don't) and your bike. Wave to your neighbors. Enjoy the onset of fresh spring weather. Join the Wisconsin Bike Challenge. Avoid the parking garage. See more Milwaukee.

Find the full schedule below. Check out the Wisconsin Bike Fed's website for more details or for Bike to Work Week events throughout the rest of Wisconsin.

All Week

Enjoy free coffee, pastries, and camaraderie. Monday-Friday, 7:30-9 a.m.

Saturday, May 10

  • 2-8 p.m.: Coast in Bikes (703 S. 2nd St.) – (Re)Grand Opening and One Year Anniversary, featuring a Cargo Bike Roll Call, Bikepacking 101, drawings and giveaways, and food and refreshments. RSVP on Facebook.

Monday, May 12

  • 8 a.m.: Bike to Work with Mayor Tom Barrett, from 51st and Washington Blvd.
  • 5-9 p.m.: Bike to Work Week Happy Hour Kick Off at Great Lakes Distillery (616 W. Virginia St.).

Tuesday, May 13

Wednesday, May 14

  • 7:30 a.m.: Bacon on the Bike Trail at Kinnickinnic River Trail at Washington & 1st Streets.
  • 7:30 a.m.: UWM Bike to Campus Day - Ride 4 Panther Pride at UWM Campus. North ride starts at Santa Monica Boulevard and Hampton Avenue in the Martinizing parking lot. South ride starts at McKinley Parking Lot on Lincoln Memorial Drive.
  • 7:30 a.m.: The Great Milwaukee 2014 "Rider vs. Driver" Commuter Challenge at Colectivo Shorewood (4500 N. Oakland Ave.). Which way is faster, healthier, more economical, and better for the environment? Where's a good place to get a great cup of coffee, or a fuel-efficient car, in Milwaukee? Includes a panel of celebrity riders, drivers and experts who answer these and many other questions.
  • Safety checks from Johnson's Cycle and Fitness for youth riding to school. Find them at Wilson Elementary School (1060 Glenview Ave. Wauwatosa).

Thursday, May 15

  • 7:30 a.m.: Bike to Work with the Milwaukee Parks Department. Departs from Estabrook Park South Parking Lot (4400 Estabrook Parkway).

Friday, May 16


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