Thursday, April 13, 2017

Bike to Work Week 2017

Click here to download a printable poster.

Bike to Work Week - May 15 through May 19, 2017

Choose a healthy, safe, and amazing way to work by riding your bike! Join the hundreds of people in Sioux Falls who have already discovered the joy that is commuting to work by bicycle. It's a great way to start your day energized and ready for anything!

Falls Area Bicyclists are excited to bring you 2017 Bike to Work Week! We've partnered with our local bike stores, several local businesses, and the League of American Bicyclists to give you chances to win prizes, freebies and discounts for riding to local cafes and coffee shops, and a chance to take home the Bike to Work Trophy for your employer.

Pledge to Ride and Register for Prizes!

Starting in May, stop by any of our three bike shops and register your commitment to ride to work at least once during the event and get entered in drawings for gift cards and prizes! For extra chances to win, be sure to register at all three shops; Spoke-n-Sport, Two Wheeler Dealer, and Harlan's Bike and Tour.

You can also pledge to ride right here for an additional chance to win! Fill out this form.

Ride for Your Employer 

Join the National Bike Challenge and start recording all your rides in May. Join your company's Strava club to earn points for your employer. (If your company does not have a Strava Club set up, click here for instructions). The winning workplace with the most points recorded by May 19th at the Wrap-Up Party will take home the Traveling Trophy!

Stop at an Energizer Station and get Rewarded! 

We've lined up several Energizer Stations this year where you can score a free cup of coffee, enjoy a discounted treat, and even save on an after work refreshment. Unless noted below, all the Energizer Station's promotions are available during normal business hours for each establishment.

Bagel Boy, Ride in anytime during the week and get a free fountain drink or coffee with any purchase.

Coffea Roasterie - Available all week and all three Coffea locations, get free coffee when you stop by on your bicycle.

Co-Op Natural Foods - Stop by on your bicycle and the Co-op will reward you with your choice of two items. Choose from coffee, tea, cookie or fruit!

Flyboy Donuts - Free glazed donut with any purchase for those who ride by Flyboy on thier way to work.

First Lutheran Church - Bike Thru Prayer - 6:30am-8:30am, Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Stop for a prayer and pick up some breakfast snacks and coffee on your way to work.

Half Baked - On Friday, bicyclists receive a free mini-cupcake and Italian soda when you visit with your bike.

Harlan's Bike & Tour - Donuts and Coffee - Harlan's is providing a free breakfast on Tuesday May 16th from 7:00am to 10:00am. Be sure to ride by and thank them for their support of bicycling!

Koch Hazard Architects - Koch Hazard will be providing extra incentive to visit the Co-Op Energizer station with a free granola bar (while supplies last) and on Thursday & Friday morning score a free baked good at Queen City Bakery!

Queen City Bakery - Pedal by Queen City any day, except Tuesday, and you'll receive your choice of coffee drink free!

Scooter Coffee (85th and Minnesota Ave location only) - Ride by Scooters and receive a free drip coffee on your way to work.

Spoke-n-Sport - Friday Breakfast Bash - On Friday May 19th, Celebrate National Bike to Work Day with crepes and breakfast treats from Spoke-n-Sport. Stop by on your bike between 7:00am and 10:00am and enjoy a free breakfast!

Two Wheeler Dealer - Mid-Week Grill Party - Mark the half-way point with a free hump day lunch courtesy of Two Wheeler Dealer. TWD will grilling burgers and brats between Noon and 1:30pm Wednesday May 17th.

WoodGrain Brewing Co. - Tuesday through Friday during Bike to Work Week be sure to ride over to Woodgrain after work for $1.00 off taps!

Click the image to download schedule.

View the Interactive Map

All the Energizer Stations locations and suggested routes through Sioux Falls are available on this interactive map.

Get Social & Encourage Friends

Post your ride to social media and encourage your friends and co-workers to join you. We'll be randomly rewarding riders who post pictures of their bike at work or at one of our Energizer Stations! Also, look for a fun photo contest from the Facebook group, Sioux Falls Bicycle Photos.

Join a Group Ride!

Monday - May 15th at 8:00pm - Moon & Starz Ride - Meet at Two Wheeler Dealer for a little trail and singletrack in the moonlight. Stay for refreshments provided by TWD at Starz.

Tuesday - May 16th at 7:00pm - Spoke-n-Sport Brat Ride - Meet at SNS and then head to Leaders Park for some singletrack excitement. Return to SNS and we'll grill up some brats and share our adventures.

Wednesday - May 17th at 7:00pm - Ride of Silence - Meet at Fawick Park (Statue of David). We'll slowly and silently roll through downtown in remembrance of our fellow cyclists who have been injured or killed on the streets of Sioux Falls and around the world.

Thursday - May 18th at 6:00pm - Sioux Falls Taco Ride - Meet at Frank Olson Park on the east side of Sioux Falls. This rolling party wanders low volume urban streets on its search for a hot taco joint. Upwards of 100 cyclists attend, don't miss out.

Wrap-Up Party - Friday May 19th!

Come to WoodGrain Brewing Company any time after 5:00pm on Friday May 19th and celebrate with your fellow bike commuters. We'll do prize drawings and award the Bike to Work Traveling Trophy!