Nov
17
12:30 PM12:30

**Baltimore's 4th Annual Cranksgiving**

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Save the date for the 4th Annual Baltimore Cranksgiving!

What's Cranksgiving, you ask?
Cranksgiving is a national event that combines bike riding and giving back. This scavenger hunt/food drive will send teams of riders across the city to collect food items to benefit a local organization. Basically, it's all about food for people in need and riding bikes with friends, new and old.

More details to come!

RSVP + Invite your friends!


Interested in sponsoring Cranksgiving? Sponsorship information is available, or email danielle@bikemore.net
Want join the volunteer committee and help plan Cranksgiving? Sign up! 
Other questions? Email Danielle@bikemore.net


Thank you to our Sponsors! 

 
 
 
 
 
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Aug
26
2:00 PM14:00

**Big Jump Block Party!**

  • 825 Druid Park Lake Drive Baltimore, MD, 21217 United States (map)
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We're celebrating the Big Jump with a big block party!

We'll have food, music and interactive art.

Plus group bike rides, walking tours and family friendly activities in the Big Jump path.

Free | RSVP + invite your friends and neighbors!


What's the Big Jump?  The Big Jump is a new path accessible by foot, bike, and mobility devices along Druid Park Lake Drive and 28th Street. It connects neighbors to jobs and recreation, and allows people who use mobility devices to cross 83 safely and easily for the first time. Read more about it.

Partners: The Big Jump and this event are a partnership of Councilman Leon Pinkett, Baltimore City Department of Transportation, PeopleForBikes, Bikemore, neighbors + advocates.

Get involved! Want to sponsor the Big Jump Block Party, bring out your step team, be a food vendor, volunteer, or something else? Email danielle@bikemore.net to get involved! 


EVENT SPONSORS

 
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BIG JUMP PARTNERS

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Aug
6
5:30 PM17:30

**Big Jump Event Planning**

The Big Jump is a new path accessible by foot, bike, and mobility devices along Druid Park Lake Drive and 28th Street, connecting Reservoir Hill and Remington It connects neighbors to jobs and recreation, and allows people who use wheelchairs to cross 83 safely and easily for the first time.

Join us for our weekly meeting to develop a celebratory launch event for mid-August. We've divided into four groups working on fundraising, art installation, logistics, and communications.

All are welcome to join our planning meetings and help out, even if you're only able to attend one of our meetings! 

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Aug
4
11:00 AM11:00

**Mobile Bike Shop: Reservoir Hill Resource Fair**

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Our Mobile Bike Shop will be stationed at the 13th Annual Reservoir Hill Resource Fair and Music Festival!

Our Mobile Bike Shop provides free bike repairs by partnering with community events in neighborhoods that lack brick and mortar bike shops. 

So bring your bike over and we'll help you get rolling again! We work on both kids and adult bikes, and we're always happy to show you how to fix something and answer any questions you have about your bike.

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Jul
30
5:30 PM17:30

**Big Jump Event Planning**

The Big Jump is a new path accessible by foot, bike, and mobility devices along Druid Park Lake Drive and 28th Street, connecting Reservoir Hill and Remington It connects neighbors to jobs and recreation, and allows people who use wheelchairs to cross 83 safely and easily for the first time.

Join us for our weekly meeting to develop a celebratory launch event for mid-August. We've divided into four groups working on fundraising, art installation, logistics, and communications.

All are welcome to join our planning meetings and help out, even if you're only able to attend one of our meetings! 

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Jul
28
8:00 AM08:00

Charm City Farm and Garden Bike Tour

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From the organizers:

Come come to the Charm City Farm and Garden Bus and Bike Tours 2018 organized by the UME Baltimore City Master Gardeners! There will be two different routes, one for bikes and one for the bus, that will take us across the City to tour some of the amazing Community Gardens in Baltimore!

Did you know there are over 200 Community Gardens in Baltimore City and over 20 Urban Farms!? They grow everything from Apples to Zinnias and they cultivate community at the same time.

The Bike Tour start from the same location at Civic Works' Clifton Park Mansion: 2701 St Lo Drive, Baltimore, MD 21213.

CCFG Bike Tour 2018
8:00am - Check in for the Bike Tour at Clifton Mansion
8:30am - Bike Tour leaves!
12:00pm - Bike Tour ends

Please bring your own bike, helmet, sunscreen, and water!

We will provide snacks and have additional water in a vehicle that will follow behind.

* Rain Date: August 4th. This rain date is for the BIKE TOUR ONLY. Should this come up, you will be contacted directly the morning of the event by 7:30am.

Tickers: $15.00

Register + more info

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Jul
23
5:30 PM17:30

**Big Jump Event Planning**

The Big Jump is a new path accessible by foot, bike, and mobility devices along Druid Park Lake Drive and 28th Street, connecting Reservoir Hill and Remington It connects neighbors to jobs and recreation, and allows people who use wheelchairs to cross 83 safely and easily for the first time.

Join us for our weekly meeting to develop a celebratory launch event for mid-August. We've divided into four groups working on fundraising, art installation, logistics, and communications.

All are welcome to join our planning meetings and help out, even if you're only able to attend one of our meetings! 

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Jul
22
10:00 AM10:00

Artscape Bike Tour w/ Baltimore Bike and Brunch + BYP

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From the organizers:

Join Bike and Brunch Tours for a tour of West Baltimore neighborhoods through the lens of history, culture, and art with Baltimore Young Professionals. Get to know Baltimore beyond the harbor and standard tourist attractions. Come alone, bring friends, or bring family. Whether you are on a weekend getaway, local and looking for a new activity with friends, considering moving to the city and want to learn more first, or just want to get out, join us.

This ride includes popular sites along the Baltimore Harbor waterfront, culture in the city center, and the history, legacy, and culture of nearby historically black communities, landmarks, and popular hubs of today's movers and shakers. This is a one of a kind casual tour that aims to exude positive vibes, treat our communities and the residents with respect, and nourish the mind and belly. Maybe you will even make a new friend or two.

Ride, see Baltimore, have fun….and of course have brunch!

More details + tickers

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Jul
18
5:30 PM17:30

**Trail Photo Shoot - Casting Call!**

We're casting people who bike to participate in a fun trail photoshoot! 

Baltimore Greenway Trails Coalition is hosting a photoshoot to start collecting high quality impactful images that show Baltimoreans using trails for fun, for recreation, for exercise or as part of their everyday routine living, working, and playing in Baltimore. These images will be used in trail promotion materials, both online and in print as we continue celebrate and promote the power of trail as community assets in Baltimore.

The ride will start and end outside of the Conservancy at Druid Hill Park. The route will be a slow paced ride on the Jones Falls Trail, no more than a 4 miles total, with lots of stops for photos. Regular clothes, not just bike kits, are encouraged. 

Families, individuals, kids, all ages, everyone is welcome!

Interested? Apply here by uploading a photo of you and your bike. We'll be in touch to confirm your participation and with additional details.

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Jul
16
5:30 PM17:30

**Big Jump Event Planning**

The Big Jump is a new path accessible by foot, bike, and mobility devices along Druid Park Lake Drive and 28th Street, connecting Reservoir Hill and Remington It connects neighbors to jobs and recreation, and allows people who use wheelchairs to cross 83 safely and easily for the first time.

Join us for our weekly meeting to develop a celebratory launch event for mid-August. We've divided into four groups working on fundraising, art installation, logistics, and communications.

All are welcome to join our planning meetings and help out, even if you're only able to attend one of our meetings! 

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Jul
9
5:30 PM17:30

**Big Jump Event Planning**

The Big Jump is a new path accessible by foot, bike, and mobility devices along Druid Park Lake Drive and 28th Street, connecting Reservoir Hill and Remington It connects neighbors to jobs and recreation, and allows people who use wheelchairs to cross 83 safely and easily for the first time.

Join us for our weekly meeting to develop a celebratory launch event for mid-August. We've divided into four groups working on fundraising, art installation, logistics, and communications.

All are welcome to join our planning meetings and help out, even if you're only able to attend one of our meetings! 

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Jun
30
6:30 PM18:30

Fit before Flicks: Group Ride with Race Pace Bicycles

From the organizers:

The American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) & Race Pace Bicycles are teaming up once again for the annual Tours de Federal Hill bike rides – offered July 26 and August 30! See the local sights & scenery from the seat of your 2-wheeler on these relaxed, evening rides. On both nights, we'll meet 6:30pm at Race Pace Bicycles (1414 Key Highway), then pedal through the historic neighborhoods & parks of Federal Hill, ending at AVAM around 8pm – just in time for you to visit the museum & catch the free Flicks from the Hill movie at 9pm!

Free Flicks
After the ride, stick around for the free Flicks from the Hill series on Federal Hill Park. The flick on July 26 is Clue and on August 30 is Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.

Free Museum Admission
After the ride, take a stroll through our current exhibition: The Great Mystery Show, as the museum is OPEN & FREE from 5pm to 9pm on Flicks nights. Then, grab a blanket and relax under the stars while you enjoy a free outdoor movie on Federal Hill Park, part of AVAM's critically-acclaimed, free outdoor film series, Flicks from the Hill.

About the Fit before Flicks series
The bike rides are part of our Fit before Flicks series, offering a free, fitness activity led by a different fitness expert each week on Thursdays, July 19-August 30, before our Flicks from the Hill screenings.

Inclement Weather
In case of inclement weather, you can check AVAM's Facebook page for the latest updates about the ride. www.facebook.com/theavam

Need a Bike?
Bring your own bike, or rent one from Race Pace Federal Hill (please call ahead to reserve as supply is limited: 410-986-0001); helmets, lights & locks are encouraged too.

More info

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Jun
19
9:00 AM09:00

USGBCMD Alternative Transportation Strategies for Maryland

  • Crosswinds at Annapolis Towne Centre (map)
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From the organizers:

Get out of your car and into the reality of alternative transportation. Join us as we explore some of the many alternative transportation options around Maryland. We will examine exciting developments in many forms of local transportation and how these maximizing the use of these alternative transportation options can reduce pollution and land development impacts from automobile use in our area.

More info + tickets

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Jun
16
1:00 PM13:00

**Mobile Bike Shop: Boundary Block Party**

  • Pennsylvania Avenue and Presstman Street Baltimore, 21217 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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Our Mobile Bike Shop will be stationed at the  11th annual BOUNDARY BLOCK PARTY, hosted by No Boundaries Coalition and Jubilee Arts Baltimore

Our Mobile Bike Shop provides free bike repairs by partnering with community events in neighborhoods that lack brick and mortar bike shops. 

So bring your bike over and we'll help you get rolling again! We work on both kids and adult bikes, and we're always happy to show you how to fix something and answer any questions you have about your bike.

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Jun
12
6:00 PM18:00

**I Bike, I Vote**

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Join us to kick off the next phase of I Bike, I Vote!

I Bike, I Vote is Bikemore's campaign to get people who bike (and walk and take public transit!) to the polls this election year, and make livable streets a key campaign issue for candidates.

We'll have candidate survey responses to give you an idea of where candidates stand on transportation issues, and you'll be able to sign up to volunteer for Get Out The Vote initiatives.

More details to come! Save the date!

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Jun
10
10:00 AM10:00

Baltimore City & Neighborhood Bike Tour

  • Harbor East Bike Share (in front of the Landmark Theatre) (map)
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Get to know Baltimore beyond the harbor and standard tourist attractions. Come alone, bring friends, or bring family. Whether you are on a weekend getaway, local and looking for a new activity with friends, considering moving to the city and want to learn more first, or just want to get out, join us.

This ride includes popular sites along the Baltimore Harbor waterfront, culture in the city center, and the history, legacy, and culture of nearby historically black communities, landmarks, and popular hubs of today's movers and shakers. This is a one of a kind casual tour that aims to exude positive vibes, treat our communities and the residents with respect, and nourish the mind and belly. Maybe you will even make a new friend or two.

Ride, see Baltimore, have fun….and of course have brunch!

Tickets: $30

More info + tickets

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Jun
10
7:30 AM07:30

Tour dem Parks, Hon!

Save the date for the 16th Annual Tour dem Parks!

Tour dem Parks, Hon! is the annual bike ride that takes locals and visitors through Baltimore’s parks and neighborhoods for a close-up view of regional parks like Carroll, Patterson, Clifton and Druid Hill, as well as some quietly tucked away gems. Proceeds support Baltimore's parks, as well as environmental, "friends of parks", and cycling groups.

> More info + registration.

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May
26
10:00 AM10:00

Baltimore City & Neighborhood Bike Tour

  • Harbor East Bike Share (in front of the Landmark Theatre) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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Get to know Baltimore beyond the harbor and standard tourist attractions. Come alone, bring friends, or bring family. Whether you are on a weekend getaway, local and looking for a new activity with friends, considering moving to the city and want to learn more first, or just want to get out, join us.

This ride includes popular sites along the Baltimore Harbor waterfront, culture in the city center, and the history, legacy, and culture of nearby historically black communities, landmarks, and popular hubs of today's movers and shakers. This is a one of a kind casual tour that aims to exude positive vibes, treat our communities and the residents with respect, and nourish the mind and belly. Maybe you will even make a new friend or two.

Ride, see Baltimore, have fun….and of course have brunch!

Tickets: $30

More info + tickets

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May
25
6:30 PM18:30

Baltimore Bike Party: May Ride

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Join Baltimore Bike Party for a ride every last Friday of the month! 

RIDE BASICS

Who: All are welcome!
Where: Meets at St Mary's Park in Seton Hill with routes through Baltimore varying each month
When: meet at 6:30pm, ride at 7:00pm
Length: ~8 miles, with 1 or 2 stops along the way
Pace: No drop/all levels welcome; ~6-10mph


FROM THE ORGANIZERS

We’re Baltimore Bike Party! We are a mass monthly ride for participants of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. We stay together, in a slow pace (usually ~10mph), following a different route every month, pre-selected by our volunteers and posted ahead of time. Each month has a theme and ends at a different location.

Why? Because it’s awesome to ride your bike!  It’s even MORE awesome to ride your bike with friends. Don’t have friends who ride? Come make some!  We are all about building the cycling community!

Details + updates

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May
20
9:30 AM09:30

West Baltimore Murals and History by Bike

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From the organizers:

West Baltimore is full of public art and rich in history. On our tour, we’ll explore loads of both, as well as sites of transportation and communication innovation.

On the art side, Baltimore began a celebrated public mural program in the 1970s, including many in West Baltimore. We’ll cover murals on Viva House, a Catholic Workers refuge that has been serving the poor for over 50 years, as well as artwork through Sandtown-Winchester, Upton, and Druid Heights that features uplifting works by Mary Carfagno Ferguson, Pontella Mason, Gary Mullen, and Ernest Shaw Jr. Along the way we will learn about the current Art at Work youth program created after the 2015 Uprising to empower youth through employment and mural training.

On the history side, West Baltimore has transformed from farms and country estates into a set of primarily rowhouse neighborhoods that is intertwined with the city’s rich social, political, and creative heritage. It was also the location of two seminal events in the 19th century that helped shape world history. No only did Samuel Morse’s first long distance telegraph line start here, so did the first mile of railroad track.

We are lucky to have not one but two veteran tour leaders for this outing: Graham Coreil-Allen and Ralph Brown. The total distance is approximately 5 miles and we will ride at leisurely pace.

Cost: $15

> More details + registration

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May
19
8:00 AM08:00

Blessing Of The Bikes [Cancelled for weather]

**This event has been cancelled due to the weather. We'll post when a new date has been scheduled**

From the organizers:

Pastor Bonnie McCubbin will be giving a blessing of the bikes in the church parking lot, located two doors north of the church. 

The church is close to the avenue (couple of blocks north) and Rotunda (Couple of blocks south/west)

There will be signage, and snacks. No registration necessary. This will be rain or shine.

Questions? Contact Misty Letts at letsmystifyu@aol.com

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May
17
7:00 PM19:00

Wound Up [bike to] Trivia [night]

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Join Woundup Trivia for a night of bike trivia, beneifitting Bikemore!

From the organizers:

Guess what the weather is bearable and sometimes even nice. That means it's almost BIKE TO WORK DAY! Get accidentally drunk the night before and ruin your ride in the morning. Show off to your nerd friends. Pat yourself on the back for knowing things about bikes* even if you don't ride one that much.

Bribes this month benefit Bikemore, nonprofit heroes trying to make this city less of a demolition derby. (www.bikemore.net

Trivia is free to play. Bring up to five other teammates and maybe you'll win something. Craft round, weird prizes, actual good booze prizes, the whole deal.

*only some of this will be trivia about bikes

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May
15
6:00 PM18:00

*Fill the Room: Downtown Bike Network*

  • 1400 Orleans Street Baltimore, MD, 21231 United States (map)
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FILL THE ROOM! The Downtown Bike Network must contain a fully protected east-west connection.

Last year, construction was halted on the Downtown Bike Network due to the Baltimore City Fire Department's interpretation of International Fire Code.

The protected portion of the network would have connected east-west along Centre/Madison/Monument from MLK to Washington.

Baltimore City DOT is now redesigning the network to meet the demands of the Fire Department. 

It's still possible to design an all-ages protected facility and meet the Fire Department's demands along this corridor, but it would require significant redesign and some loss of parking. 

We do not yet know the details of redesign. We'll update you as we learn more. But plan to show up and speak out for a fully protected, all-ages design.

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May
14
6:30 PM18:30

*Fill the Room: Downtown Bike Network*

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FILL THE ROOM! The Downtown Bike Network must contain a fully protected east-west connection.

Last year, construction was halted on the Downtown Bike Network due to the Baltimore City Fire Department's interpretation of International Fire Code.

The protected portion of the network would have connected east-west along Centre/Madison/Monument from MLK to Washington.

Baltimore City DOT is now redesigning the network to meet the demands of the Fire Department. 

It's still possible to design an all-ages protected facility and meet the Fire Department's demands along this corridor, but it would require significant redesign and some loss of parking. 

We do not yet know the details of redesign. We'll update you as we learn more. But plan to show up and speak out for a fully protected, all-ages design.

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May
12
8:00 AM08:00

Transportation Camp Baltimore

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Young Professionals in Transportation is bringing Transportation Camp to Baltimore! Join us Saturday, May 12th at the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business. Transportation Camp brings Baltimore into an international family of cities holding camps every year and highlights transportation’s impact on every aspect of people’s lives: equity, education, jobs, economic development, recreation, sustainability, and overall access to opportunity.

>> Details + RSVP

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May
9
6:30 PM18:30

DOT Public Meeting On Proposed Covington St Cycle Track

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Baltimore City Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting to discuss Covington Street Cycle Track.

This is an important meeting to attend. The current design is inadequate and needs extension of the protected lane onto the block adjacent to Digital Harbor at minimum. The entire facility should be protected or converted into a bike boulevard treatment with traffic calming. Sharrows are not low-stress or all-ages bike infrastructure.

Please attend to ask for the whole project to be constructed as an all-ages design.

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