JP Bike Week Festival 2018

JP BIKE FESTIVAL 2018 web

Sun., May 13
10th Annual Spring Roll bike ride/parade
Good kids event with bike decorating and fun and funky bikes
Start: South Street Mall, 10:00 a.m.

Mon., May 14
Easy-pedaling ride around JP
Medium pace, low mileage group ride
Start: Ferris Wheels Bike Shop, 12 noon.

Tuneup Tutorial
Learn how a tuneup can change your ride
Revolution Bicycle Repair, 7:00 p.m.

Tues., May 15
20-mile fast paceline ride challenge
Excellent fitness ride and training ride for charity rides and triathlons
Start: Ferris Wheels Bike Shop, 6:55 a.m.

Emerald Necklace Tour
Start: Ferris Wheels Bike Shop, 6:30 p.m.

Wed., May 16
Learn to Fix a Flat then play with bici-blender
Ride the bike and operate the blender!
Start: Bikes Not Bombs, 18 Bartlett Sq., 5:30 p.m.

Thurs., May 17
20-mile fast pacelineride challenge
Excellent fitness ride and training ride for charity rides and triathlons Start: Ferris Wheels, 6:55 a.m.

Bike to Beer
12-mi. ride followed by a cold one at Jeanie Johnston Pub. Must be 21 years old.
Medium-fast pace ride with some hills
Start: South Street Mall park, 6:15 p.m.

Fri., May 18
Free Pancake breakfast
Ferris Wheels Bike Shop, 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Free Movie “American Flyers” (PG)
Young Kevin Costner rides the Coors Classic (a real bike race)!
Curtis Hall Community Center, 20 South St., 6:30 p.m.

Sat., May 19
Up the Hill & Down the Brook 15-mi. ride
Start: Ferris Wheels Bike Shop, 10:00 a.m.

Bike Rodeo: bike skills for kids
Excellent training for kids to learn rules, technique and safety tips
South Street tennis courts, 10:30 a.m.

Bicycle trick riding demonstration
You won’t believe what these guys can do on their bikes!
South Street tennis courts, 1:00 p.m.

All events are free. Children 16 and younger are required by Mass. law to wear helmets when riding a bike. Helmets are recommended for riders over 17. Arrive for rides at least 10 minutes before designated time to fill tires, etc.

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