Let's Ride, Milwaukee!
We have an awesome list of community partners putting on some great ride and events - check 'em out!
Friday, May 31st, 6-9 pm | Rush-mor Records 2635 S Kinnickinnic Ave
Interactive Art Bike Scavenger Hunt on Bay View Gallery Night. Followed by a raffle, cookout and after party.
6pm Roll Out!
7pm Family Route ends, return for prizes
9pm Regular route ends, return to start for prizes
10:30 Dance party @ The Mothership 2301 S Logan Ave
Make Art, Ride Bikes, Family Friendly Fun for Community Minded People.
The Wake: Bike Swap and Goldsprints
Saturday June 1st, 5 pm - MIDNIGHT | The Cooperage 822 S Water St
THE WAKE is Milwaukee’s summer bike swap with regional vendors selling secondhand and old stock bikes, parts, and accessories. There will also be bicycle themed artwork for sale, Chillwaukee pops, flash tattoos by Betsy Ebsen Tattoos and more!
Sunday June 2nd, 6am | The Summerfest Grounds
The UPAF Ride for the Arts, sponsored by Miller Lite is UPAF's signature fundraising event. Riders of all ages and experience levels participate.
100 Days of Biking Bike Breakfast
Sunday June 2nd, 9 - 11:30 am | Riverside Urban Ecology Center 1500 E Park Pl
Bicycle Breakfast: Milwaukee needs bikers. Milwaukee needs breakfast. 100 Days of Biking provides pancakes for bikers every Sunday. Bring something (or someone) to the table, and enjoy a Sunday Morning we can all believe in. Come join at the Riverside Urban Ecology Center from 9 to 11:30 AM.
Bublr Bike Share FREE 30-Minute Rides ALL DAY
Monday June 3rd, 12 am-11:59 pm
Enjoy FREE 30-Minute Rides ALL DAY! *Riders must check their bikes in every 30 minutes so they will not be charged the standard rate. Riders can check a bike IN or OUT at any Bublr Bikes station in the Greater Milwaukee Area.
Milwaukee Mayor & Alder Ride
Monday June 3rd, 7:30 - 8:45 am | VARIOUS LOCATIONS (Ends at Red Arrow Park 920 N Water St)
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Alders Nik Kovac, President Ashanti Hamilton and Tony Zielinski invite Milwaukee residents to ride with them from their neighborhoods to Red Arrow Park for a press conference to Kick- off Bike Week! (All rides leave at 7:40 am SHARP see Facebook event(s) for details)
Litter Lifting: 100 Days of Biking
Monday June 3rd, 4pm| Vulture Space 651 N Plankinton Ave
Litter Lifting: Lets get dirty. Bring bags, gloves, bike trailers, etc. Ride meets at 4pm outside Vulture Space Community Bike Shop and lasts till at least 6 pm. Contact Luke at (608)216-3690 for more information.
FWOD: Friends Without Drama Ride
Monday June 3rd, 6pm | Marsupial Bridge aka "Swing Park" 1737 N Water St
FWOD: Friends With Out Drama! Weekly casual all inclusive ride for women, trans*, and non binary people. All skill levels and all bicycles welcome.
Check FWOD for official START time more info coming soon!
Tuesday June 4th 6pm | Purple Door Ice Cream 205 S 2nd St
Tuesday Night Rides: TNR’s are casual, no-drop rides where bicyclists of all types and abilities are welcome. The ride is never cancelled, we average a very relaxed pace around 10 mph, and we choose a different destination every week. Check MKE TNR for more info. 🚨MKE TNR WILL BE JOINING THE PEOPLE PROTECTED BIKE LANE EVENT ON THIS NIGHT🚨
Milwaukeeans for protected Bike Lanes: A People Protected Bike Lane Demonstration
Tuesday June 4th, 5:30pm-7:30pm | Holton Street Bridge
Protected bicycle lanes make streets safer not just for bike users, but for pedestrians, the accessibility community & car drivers. Protected lanes narrow crossing distances and calm the speed of cars. Speed is what kills. On Tuesday June 4th from 5:30pm-7pm join us as we call upon the community at large to link arms and act as human protected bike lanes to show our unwavering support for Milwaukee residents who deserve safer and healthier streets! Stay tuned for more details!
Bublr Bike Share Expansion Northside Public Meeting
Tuesday June 4th, 4:00pm-7pm | MLK Library 310 W Locust St
Bublr Bike Share is expanding! Join the City of Milwaukee at this open house to help determine where new stations should be installed.
Wednesday June 5th, 4:30 pm - 7 pm | Lincoln Park, David F. Schulz Pool, 1301 W Hampton Ave
Join Parks Director Guy Smith and the Kegel Foundation as they celebrate 10 new signs with Oak Leak Trail maps. These 10 signs are spread throughout the 125 miles of trail to help users explore both trails and parks. The public and media are invited to bike to three different signs on a 5 mile trail ride!
Bike+Bite Group Ride (Wash.Park to Riverside Park)
Thursday June 6th, 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm | Washington Park Urban Ecology Center 1859 N 40th St
Join us for a group ride from Washington Park Urban Ecology Center to the Riverside Park Ecology Center. This is a one-way trip across town will end with the friendly folks at Urban Ecology Center, Riverside Park and the Wisconsin Bike Fed for Bike + Bite: A Bike Week Celebration!
Bike + Bite: A Bike Week Celebration
Thursday June 6th, 4 pm - 8 pm | Riverside Urban Ecology Center 1500 E Park Pl
Food trucks + nature + bikes = Bike + Bike!
Join us as we celebrate MKE Bike Week at Riverside Park by enjoying food, beverages and bikes. This gathering is a free celebration of the start of summer and getting out on your bike. Come hungry and ready to engage with fellow bikers! We’ll see you rain or shine!
Drink for Good to Support Oak Leaf Trail with Guy Smith Bartending
Thursday June 6th, 5pm -7 pm | Good City Brewing 2108 N Farwell Ave
The Oak Leaf Trail will be the recipient of 1 dollar from each Good City classic beer sold on Thursdays in June. Parks Director Guy Smith will be the guest bartender to support the trail, thanks to the Park People and Good City. Let's toast the trail and raise some funds to support it!
Red Bike & Green Thursday Night Rides: Celebrating Black Bike Week
Thursday June 6th, 5:15 - 6:30 pm | 5 Points Art Gallery & Studios 3514 N Port Washington Ave
Always wanted to ride with RB&G but perhaps need practice or not looking for something too rigorous? These rides are intentional rides for people of color to socialize, relax, and perhaps try something new! RB&G TNR are no-drop rides where bicyclists of all abilities are welcome. These Rides are very relaxed pace around 10 mph.
Bike Night (Noche de las Bicicletas): Neighborhood Nights Out at Clarke Square Park
Thursday June 6th, 6 pm - 8 pm | Clarke Square Park 2330 W Vieau Pl
The four streets around Clarke Square Park will be opened up to bikers, walkers, scooterers and anyone else who wants to move around by non-motorized means (motorized chairs welcome!)
Harley-Davidson Museum Bike Night & The Cargo Bicycle Show
Thursday June 6th, 5 pm - 9 pm | Harley Davidson-Museum 400 W Canal St
All bikes unite every Thursday at the Harley-Davidson Museum. Join your fellow riders (and non-riders) for free live music from some of Milwaukee’s favorite bands, fun and drool-worthy rolling sculptures. This Bike Night the Wisconsin Bike Fed will be leading a bicycle ride at 5:30 pm from the Bike Fed office to the Harley-Davidson Museum's regularly scheduled Thursday Bike Nights. We'll be tenting and showing off a host of 'drool-worthy,' cargo bicycles.
Bike In Movie Series Kick-OFF (Group Ride+Screening)
Friday June 7th, 6 pm - 10 pm | Cream City Hostel 500 E Center St
The popular Milwaukee Bike-In Movie Series is kicking off its season a month early in honor of Jane's Walk MKE--and at a new location: the soon-to-be-opened Cream City Hostel! The evening will feature an outdoor screening of 88Nine RadioMilwaukee's INVISIBLE LINES, which debuted at last year's Milwaukee Film Festival, and open with THREE NEIGHBORHOODS: PEOPLE, PLACE, PURPOSE, produced by Adam Carr and Wes Tank.
GET THERE BY BIKE For extra FUN, join the 100 Days of Biking crew and ride with them from Sherman Park on a group ride that starts at 6pm!
Saturday June 8th, 9am - 11am | Company Brewing 735 E Center St
It’s that time of year again! Join us on the morning of Saturday, June 8th just outside of COMPANY BREWING at 9:30 AM for our third annual Bicycle Pride Ride! Our ride this year will end at the Harley-Davidson Museum! (See Route HERE)
Red Bike & Green ONE-STOP TIRE-SHOP Ride: Celebrating Black Bike Week
Saturday June 8th, 11am-1pm | ONE-STOP TIRE-SHOP 4344 W Capitol Dr
This a neighborhood slow roll through the Lincoln Creek and Hampton Heights area. We'll meet up at One-Stop Tire and Battery, a Black owned business that works not only on cars but bicycles as well! We ride on-street and practice safe biking. However, our style is casual and welcoming. relax pace, averaging around 10mph.