Bike Week Pasadena

Live well by bike and see the city in a whole new way! The 9th Annual Bike Week Pasadena rolls through May 10th-16th, 2015 providing even more opportunities for community members to zip along on two wheels in fun, supported, and engaging ways! C.I.C.L.E., an L.A. based bike advocacy non-profit, and the City of Pasadena present a week-long showcase for most skill levels and age groups to promote bicycling as a safe and sustainable way to access your daily errands and favorite activities!

All Bike Week Pasadena activities are free and open to the public. This year’s highlights include:

  • A Taste of Pasadena Restaurant Bicycle Tour
  • Women’s Bikes Night
  • Bike to Work Day
  • Bike-In Movie Night
  • Pedal Party

Build up an appetite and sample Pasadena’s gourmet treats on the Taste of Pasadena Bike Tour; join a supportive group of women for a bicycle safety clinic and evening ride under the stars; catch ET on the big screen for the bike-in movie night; and Pedal through Pasadena and wrap up Bike Week at Paseo Colorado for a celebration of all things bikes! Enjoy entertainment, food and refreshments at this outdoor party during Pasadena’s favorite week of the year! Join us and access your favorite activities, all on two wheels!

Monday, May 11, 6:30pm-10:00pm

A Taste of Pasadena Ride

Come hungry for a decadent sampling of Pasadena’s tastiest dishes! Join us for a pedal-powered feast and sample food from Pasadena Playhouse restaurants, Whole Foods Arroyo, and The Luggage Room Pizzeria. This bicycle tour highlights delicious eateries, providing sweet and savory fuel for the journey to each spot.

Location: Meet at Memorial Park Pasadena (Raymond Ave & Holly St.)

What to Bring: Your bicycle, in good running order, a lock and plenty of night lights. All participants should be able to ride a bike safely with the ability to brake, change gears, and balance while stopping and starting. All participants under 18 must wear a helmet and be escorted by a parent or guardian. Children under age 8 should be on a tag-a-long, bike trailer, tandem, or other safe child-carrying device to participate in the ride.

Wednesday, May 13, 6:30pm-9:30pm

Women on Bikes Night (Ride & Bicycle Clinic)

C.I.C.L.E. will host Women’s Bike Night, including an evening ride under the stars and engaging workshops for women who love to ride, presented by Team Luna CHIX at the Pasadena Cyclery! We’ll end the evening with a post-ride social gathering with discounted drinks and food at Sushi Roku. This ride aims to create a unique space for women-identified riders but is open to everyone.

Location: Meet at Memorial Park Pasadena (Raymond Ave & Holly St.)

What to Bring: “Same as list under A Taste of Pasadena Ride”

Thursday, May 14th 6:30am-8:30am

Bike to Work Day

Stop by the Pasadena City Hall for a pit-stop during your morning commute to work for coffee and snacks! Energize for the day with nourishment and by connecting with other two-wheeled commuters! Learn safe riding tips and bike routes from seasoned commuters and renew your commitment to bike commuting or take the plunge and pledge to join this growing community! We appreciate you, and so does you community and we’d like to honor you during this nationwide event of recognition and celebration!

Location: Pasadena City Hall (Euclid Ave Entrance, backside of City Hall)

Friday, May 15th 7:00pm – 11:00pm

Bike-In Movie Night

Forget the back seat and roll up on a saddle! Bicyclists will ride together to an outdoor screening party with snacks and raffles (including brand a brand new bicycle!). Enjoy ET on the big screen ! Join us with your friends, family or a date for an unforgettable evening under the stars.

Meeting Location: Meet at Caltech’s Y, 505 S. Wilson Avenue, Pasadena, CA.

What to Bring: “Same as list under A Taste of Pasadena Ride”

Saturday, May 16th 4:00pm-7:00pm

Pedal Party

Pedal through Pasadena and wrap up Bike Week at Paseo Colorado for a celebration of all things bikes! Enjoy entertainment, food and refreshments at this outdoor party during Pasadena’s favorite week of the year!

Location: Meet at Caltech’s Y, 505 S. Wilson Avenue, Pasadena, CA.