Bike Week in Rochester 2017


Bike Week 2017 

May is National Bike Month! Hop on your bike, enjoy the smell of fresh air and lilacs, and experience the freedom of exploring our community on two wheels. The City of Rochester will help to launch the 2017 summer biking season with Rochester Bike Week, May 13-21.

Whether you bike to work or school; ride to save money or time; pump those pedals to preserve your health or the environment; or simply to explore your community, Bike Week in Rochester is an opportunity to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle and the many reasons we ride.  

Mayor Warren Proclaims Bike Week in Rochester 2017

(Friday, May 12, 2017) – Mayor Lovely A. Warren today proclaimed the week of May 13 through 21 as Bike Week in Rochester in celebration of the many advances the City continues to make to improve its bicycle infrastructure and be a bicyle-friendly community.



  • Wednesday May 10, 2017 National Bike to School Day 
  • Wednesday May 10, 2017 4-5 p.m. Pre-proposal meeting for the City’s Slow Ride Bicycle Ride Series (City Hall room 008A, 30 Church Street)
  • Wednesday May 10, 2017 6-7 p.m. I Pass Gas, An event for the bikecurious Hosted by Yellow Haus Bicycles @ Ugly Duck Coffee How-to on going car-light or car-free.
  • Friday May 12, 2017 6-9 p.m. Art in Transit, An event hosted by Reconnect Rochester, Silent auction with transit-themed artwork and other cool stuff, Live auction commandeered by Erik Frisch & Kevin Kelley, Live jazz music to accompany the mingling & bidding Delicious food spread, wine & beer.
  • Saturday May 13, 2017 12-4 p.m. Bike Repair Skill Share (458 Parsells Ave).
  • Sunday May 14, 2017 10 a.m.-noon Kidical Mass Pittsford ABC’s of Family Biking + group ride (Village of Pittsford pavilion, 8 Schoen Pl, Pittsford).
  • Sunday May 14, 2017 1:30 p.m. CycloFemme Mother’s Day Ride sponsored by Towpath Women (3 Schoen Pl , Pittsford).
  • Monday May 15, 2017 6 p.m. Towpath Women Ride (3 Schoen Pl, Pittsford) weekly ladies’ ride kick-off.
  • Monday May 15, 2017 6 p.m. Full Moon vista Small Ring ride (1239 University Ave)
  • Tuesday May 15, 2017 6 a.m. Bike to the Public Market  
  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017 6 p.m. Taco Tuesday meet at John’s Tex Mex (489 South Ave) ride rolls at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017 6-7 p.m. Route Planning HELP! Meet at Dream bikes (1060 University Ave) Come and find resources and advice for all of your bicycle route planning needs.  De-stress your ride!
  • Wednesday May 17, 2017 6:15 p.m. Ride of Silence (1607 Jackson Rd, Penfield)
  • Wednesday May 17, 2017 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Night Cruise with Rochester Bike Kids meet at Manhattan Square Park.
  • Thursday May 18, 2017 6 a.m. Bike to the Public Market  
  • Thursday May 18, 2017 6:15 p.m. Full Moon vista Ladies Ride (1239 University Ave)
  • Thursday May 18, 2017 6:45-8 p.m. Unity Ride (855 West Main Street).
  • Thursday May 18,2017 6 p.m. Trail Ride Bay Park West (meet at parking lot by Irondequoit Bay Fish & Game Club). Beers and bonfire after the ride- location to be announced at the ride.
  • Friday May 19, 2017 6:45 a.m.-5:20 p.m. Ride for the Missing Children (880 Elmgrove Road) **Must register online to participate**
  • Friday May 19, 2017 National Bike to Work Day.
  • Friday May 19, 2017 8:00-9:30 p.m. Light Up the Night Ride (131 Elmwood Ave).
  • Saturday May 20, 2017 6 a.m. Bike to the Public Market  
  • Saturday May 20, 2017 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dream Bikes Open House (1060 University Ave).
  • Saturday May 20, 2017 12 p.m. Bikes & Brews (400 Bakers Park, Irondequoit) **Must register to participate** Call Todd Rohnke at 750-6744.
  • Saturday May 20, 2017 11am-12pm Beechwood Bike Ride (530 Webster Ave) (post-ride picnic to follow at Grand Ave Park - 250 Grand Ave).
  • Sunday May 21, 2017 - 10-2pm Seersucker Social Ride- a ride to celebrate the season in style. Meet at Abundance Food Co-op (571 South Ave) and picnic at Marie Daley Park after the ride.

Wednesday May 10, 2017


There are many more great biking events coming up this summer. We hope to see you biking around the city!  

Biking in Rochester: General Information