Bike Week 2018
April 8-13, 2018
Presented by the UK Bicycle Advisory Committee
Part of Earth Days in the Bluegrass
Pick up a Bike Week passport at any event throughout the week, and be sure to get it stamped at every event you attend. UK students with valid IDs who turn in passports with three or more stamps will be entered into a drawing to win a GoPro prize pack! Completed passports may be turned in at any Bike Week event or at Wildcat Wheels during open shop hours; the deadline to turn in passports is Tuesday, April 17.
Show your support for the 7th Annual Bike Week by using our Bike to Campus avatar as your profile pic on Twitter, Facebook and other social media outlets! Help spread the word about your choice to use bicycling as your primary mode of transportation.
Monday, April 9, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Get Your DIY On! Fix-It Station Demonstrations
DIY Stations at Ag North, College of Nursing and W.T. Young Library
While you may know that the University of Kentucky has eight do-it-yourself bicycle repair stations on campus, do you know how to use them? Stop by a DIY station at W.T. Young Library, the College of Nursing or Ag North to get a lesson on using these resources, in case you’re ever be in need of a quick fix!
Tuesday, April 10, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Wildcat Wheels Open House & Facebook Live
Wildcat Wheels Bicycle Library (first floor of Blazer Dining)
Drop by Wildcat Wheels during their regular shop hours for help with getting your bike ready for spring rides. The Wildcat Wheels mechanics will teach you how to fix flat tires and repair rusty chains, as well as answering any questions you have about basic bike repair and campus bike resources. Can't make it? Just tune into our Facebook Live event.
Wednesday, April 11, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. – Bike to Campus Day & On-the-Spot Safety Checks
Mining & Minerals Plaza
Join us for the 7th Annual Bike to Campus Day! Celebrate all things two-wheeled by pedaling over for a bicycle-powered smoothie and some bike-related giveaways. While you’re there, get an on-the-spot safety check of your ride courtesy of the Wildcat Wheels Bicycle Library and their mobile shop and learn about campus and local bike resources at your disposal.
Thursday, April 12, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Tour de Downtown Art
Downtown Lexington; departs from Alumni Plaza (Wildcat Statue)
Get a unique perspective on some of downtown Lexington's murals on this popular group Bike Week ride. The ride will be led by experienced instructors and the tour will include detailed information about each piece. The tour is expected to cover 4-6 miles at a leisurely pace.
Don’t have your own bike? Email email@example.com to borrow one for the ride.
Friday, April 13, 10 p.m. - Bike-In Movie: The Late Night Film Series Presents Dr. Strange
Students, faculty, staff, and guests can enjoy free films on Thursdays and Fridays nights courtesy of the Late Night Film Series. You don't have to ride your bike to the Late Night Film Series, but since it is Bike Week, we will have special prizes for those students who do. Students who arrive by bike will receive a free set of LED bike lights, while supplies last. Just check in at the table outside Memorial Hall en route to your movie night.