Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Happy Bike to Work Day (insert bicycle bell here)

6:30-9:00am FREE breakfast
- the Doubletree Hotel
- GJ City Hall
- Palisade Plaza
- Fruita Rec Center


5:00-6:30pm Happy Hour Specials @ the Afterglow Socials

Edgewater Brewery in Grand Junction

Fruita 


Palisade:
Join us for the Palisade Afterglow Party at the Palisade Brewery.  If you are coming from outside of Palisade and would like to ride your bike to the party, but find the commute to be too long or intimidating, join Palisade Rec at Palisade High School for a group park and ride.  We will meet riders at 5:30pm on the east end of the PHS parking lot.  The group will leave no later than 5:45pm to head to the Brewery. The event will feature drink and food specials for cyclists, plus great door prizes for riders!  Don’t forget your helmet and bike lock.  

Contact Sarah Brooks at 464-5602 if you have questions.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Wednesday - Free Breakfast - BYO Bicycle

 The final week of Bike Month is here! Which means Bike to Work Day is in this Wednesday! Don't forget to bring your bike to work and ride to breakfast downtown (City Hall), Fruita Recreation Center, Double Tree Hotel on Horizon, or the Palisade Plaza.

 Also, check out the calendar at www.healthymesacounty.org for this week's event information; this week's events include bike rides and Afterglows at the local breweries and downtown Fruita!



For more tips about biking to work, visit: http://www.activetrans.org/tricks-tips.  Always ride your bicycle like you drive your car by obeying all traffic laws.  Enjoy your daily bicycle commute!

Check out Mesa County's Bike to Work video featuring members of our community. Click here to watch.





Just a reminder of an opportunity to participate -
Thursday, June 26th from 7 - 8 p.m.
For details on how to call-in click below:
Telephone Town Hall

Monday, June 16, 2014

FREE Breakfast - BYO Bicycle!!



Are you ready for Colorado Bike To Work Day on Wednesday, June 25?  

Go to http://healthymesacounty.org/solve/get-involved/colorado-bike-month for the details on FREE breakfast from 6:30-9:00am in FOUR locations:

 -  @ the Palisade Plaza,

 -  @ the Fruita Rec Center,

and two in Grand Junction - 
 -  @ the Double Tree hotel on Horizon Drive

 -  @ City Hall water fountain on 5th & White

If you aren't a morning person, catch the Afterglow happy hour at Edgewater Brewery!!


Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Bike & Bite Wednesday



How to Get to Work on Your Bike
Wednesday, June 11th from 12:15-12:45pm
St. Mary’s Hospital, Columbine CafĂ© Patio, Entrance 1
Lunch kindly provided by St. Mary’s Hospital

Have you considered switching gears and bicycling your daily commute? Does the thought make you nervous?
This class will prepare you for bicycle commuting in our Grand Valley. Discussion topics include hand signals, proper helmet fit, urban cycling rules and tips, as well as mapping your ride from point A to point B and obstacles along the way. Enjoy a delicious FREE lunch.


Free class, lunch, and chance to win a prize
with reservation to grandvalleybikes@gmail.com
 

Monday, June 2, 2014

Bike Savings Calculator


Calculate the money you save by bicycling at http://commutesolutions.org/external/calc.html
And love your brain-wear a helmet unlike these silly kiddos...
Very Happy Bike Month to you all!

Friday, May 30, 2014

Bike & Bite Wednesdays for Bike to Work Month



Basic Bicycle Repair with a bicycle mechanic
Wednesday, June 4th from 12:15-12:45pm
Crossroads Fitness airport location, 2678 Compass Drive (off Horizon Drive)
Lunch kindly provided by Crossroads Fitness and Rocky Mountain Health Plans

Learn some basic skills to keep your wheels rolling and help you feel more confident while commuting or biking for recreation.  From enjoying a delicious FREE lunch from McAllister’s to learning how to change tire tubes and adjust brakes, this class will refuel and motivate you before returning to work.


Free class, lunch, and chance to win a prize
with reservation to grandvalleybikes@gmail.com