2019 Event Dates


12/14: Holiday Lights Ride

Info about our Events

Current or past events

2018 Holiday Lights Ride

The 2018 Holiday Lights Ride is gonna be a special evening of fun for the whole family on Saturday, December 8th at 5:45pm. Help us cover costs to put on this great event! Click here to donate. Event fundraising goal The evening...

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Opposition to Removing NE Purcell Bike Lanes

As presented in a September 25 KTVZ story, Bend Bikes opposes the City of Bend’s decision to temporarily remove bike lanes on NE Purcell Blvd at NE Butler Market Road. Installing a sign that says "Bikes on Road" and asking those who bicycle commute to share space with...

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Bike the Bridges with us!

The 2018 edition of Bike the Bridges will be held on Sunday, August 19th.  Check-in starts at 4:30pm with the ride kicking off around 5pm.  This fun and family-friendly bicycle ride showcases many of the beautiful vistas you get when crossing the Deschutes River as it...

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Tell the City to Include Better Biking in Transportation Goals

The current draft goals of the Citywide Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) will not do much to improve Bend’s bicycle infrastructure. The current draft addresses bike safety and route connectivity as separate issues, which means the result will likely be more of...

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Better Bikeways are Missing in Bend’s Transportation Goals

Come the Fall of 2019, Bend voters will likely be asked to fund the largest transportation bond in the city's history. Now is the time to voice your support to include active transportation in that bond. Your input is critical right now. Read on to understand why....

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Go Eastbound and Around in June

June 3rd @ 1pm Join Bend Bikes at Whole Foods Market for our annual Eastbound & Around Ride. It's an excellent opportunity to discover Bend’s wonderful eastside off-street trails. There are two route options this year. Family-friendly route (7.5 miles) - click...

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Refreshments stations for Nat’l Bike to Work Day

It's quite a mouthful isn't it? Refreshment stations for the National Bike to Work Day, but that's exactly what it is. If you've got a better name, let us know and we'll bring you on as a marketing consultant 😉 As part of the month long Bike More Challenge put on by...

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2018 Ride of Silence in Bend

Many thanks to Craig Randleman for organizing the Bend edition of the Ride of Silence this year. It's an international event meant to allow us a chance to show respect for, and honor the lives of those who have been killed or injured while riding a bicycle. The...

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What fun we had at the Holiday Lights Ride!

On Friday Dec 1, 2017, over 200 bicycle enthusiasts attended the Holiday Lights Ride put on by Bend Bikes at the Senior Center. This year’s event featured two lighted bike rides, a long ride and a short one, down the Larkspur Trail and back. Bicycles (and riders...

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