Bike to Work Day Events

Bike Commuting Stations for National Bike to Work Day (May 16, 2014)

We'll be celebrating all things biking during National Bike to Work Day!

Vote for the best station and WIN: Stop by one (or more!) bike commuting stations for free food, drinks, and a chance to win a $25 MDen gift card!  Vote for which station you think has the best food, decorations, team spirit, etc. and be entered to win!  The winning stations will also receive a nice Bike Friendly Organization award.

Team Spirit Challenge: Take a picture of you and your co-workers visiting a bike commuting station and email it to Winners will be determined by the most likes on the getDowntown facebook and TheRide facebook pages!

1st Place: Workplace Plaque and $10 assorted Gift Cards for all pictured
2nd Place: $5 Zingermans gift cards for everyone pictured
3rd place: $5 Sweetwaters gift card for everyone pictured

Ride Downtown With the City's Transportation Manager: Eli Cooper, the City's Transportation Program Manager will be biking to City Hall at 7:20am from Gallup Park on Bike to Work Day.  Meet him by the one-lane wooden bridge, adjacent to the B2B trail.

Coming from Ypsi? Bike Ypsi will lead a group commute to Ann Arbor, which will leave at 7:30 a.m. from Beezy's Café. Riders nation-wide are encouraged to ride their bikes to work on this day.

Bike Commuting Station Locations (May 16, 7-10am, map is below)

  • UM-Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences Department Station
    • Location: UM North Campus, intersection of Hayward and Bonisteel
    • Goodies: Enjoy free bagels, coffee, juice and water.
  • Common Cycle and U-M Parking and Transportation Station 
    • Location: Hanover Park, Intersection of Division and Packard Streets,
    • Goodies: Coffee from Roos Roast, fruit, and a mobile repair stand for a tune-up.
  • Wheels in Motion and U-M Planet Blue Station
    • Location: The U-M Diag
    • Goodies: Free food and drinks, "Wheel of Fortune" activity with giveaways and a bike check-up brought to you by Wheels in Motion
  • People's Food Co-op Station
    • Location: People's Food Co-op (216 N. Fourth Ave in downtown Ann Arbor)
    • Goodies: Free food and drinks
  • Zingerman's Deli Station
    • Location: Ann Arbor Y (400 W. Washington in downtown Ann Arbor), 7-9am
    • Goodies: Free food and drinks from Zingerman's.
  • Ann Arbor State Bank Station
    • Location: Ann Arbor State Bank (125 W. William St in downtown Ann Arbor)
    • Goodies: Free food, drinks and giveaways.
  • MLive Bike Commuting Station
    • Location: 111 N. Ashley
    • Goodies: Free food and drinks and more!
  • City of Ann Arbor Bike Commuting Station
    • Location and Time: City Hall (301 E. Huron in downtown Ann Arbor), 7-9am
    • Goodies: Free food and drinks and more!
  • Washtenaw Biking and Walking Coalition Bike Commuting Station
    • Location: TBD
    • Goodies: TBD
  • Mighty Good Coffee and Two Wheel Tango Bike Commuting Station
    • Location: Mark's Carts (211 W. Washington St)
    • Goodies: Free coffee and food from Mighty Good and free tune-ups from Two Wheel Tango
  • Sic Transit Station
    • Location: Sic Transit Cycles (1033 Broadway, Ann Arbor, MI 48105)
    • Goodies: Free food and drinks

View 2013 Bike Commuting Stations Map in a larger map

There will also be a weekly bike challenge and contests via Twitter and Facebook.