Bike week at the U – @theU
Get on your bike and receive free discounts, gifts and resources to support you!
We want EVERYONE who can ride a bike – to work, to school, to family and friends. With every ride, you improve your physical and mental health, help purify our air, and educate cyclists on our roads and trails.
The whole week
- 20% off when you SHOW YOUR HELMET at all Two Creeks cafes and UMFA cafe.
- Trust us with your used bike parts! Donation boxes located at the Sustainability Office, Marriot Library West Entrance, Campus Bike Shop, and all Bike Week events. We accept pedals, cranks, grips, bars, seats, etc., and all parts go to the Campus Bike Shop for reuse.
Volunteer for the search for bicycles
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 1st quarter: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. or 2nd quarter: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Meet at the Sustainability Office (BUC, Building 75, Basement) before the start of the shift
Help us count every bike parked on campus! For more information email Justin Delgado.
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 12:30 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Location: Marriott Library, East Pavilion
Join riders of all skill levels in a epic treasure hunt, hosted in conjunction with Student Org Point B. This is your opportunity to explore the University’s unique campus with friends and strangers. You don’t have to be the fastest, just answer all the clues and you could win a prize. Think you already know every nook and cranny? Challenge accepted!
Thursday, September 22, 8:30 p.m.
Location: Meet at the Campus Bike Shop
Ride with us along the best route to the start of the 9/9/9 ride! We’ll have all kinds of things to add some bling to your bike for night riding fun. It is strongly recommended for safety reasons to bring a helmet, lights and wear visible equipment. If you are missing material but would still like to participate, please contact Taylor Maquire with questions or loan requests.
Thursday, September 22, 7:30-10 a.m.
Location: Campus Shop – North Plaza
Cycling on campus? Come and have a free breakfast (gluten-free and vegan options available)! There will be a supervised valet area where you can park your bike while eating and visiting resource tables.
UUPD will be there to offer you a free U-lock when registering your bike. YOU MUST BRING YOUR BIKE AND YOUR UNIVERSITY ID CARD to register.
Relais Rivière Rang 2
Saturday September 24, 10am-1pm
Location: Gadsby Trail1223 West North Temple, SLC, UT 84116
Bike, boat and run from the Wasatch Range to the Jordan! This fun team relay race is sponsored by Seven Canyons Trust. Register here.
Start smart bike course
Friday, Sept. 30, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Marriott Library, East Plaza
FREE for all employees and students! 25 places available, mandatory pre-register with UNID here.
Join us and learn how to cycle safely in the city! This course includes classroom and bike lessons, plus food! Participants will learn: Rules of the road – Positioning of pavement and lanes – Road hazards and the 5 layers of safety – Quick bike safety check
***Participants must bring their own bike and helmet***
Outdoor Adventures: Desert Bike Packing Trip for Beginners
From Friday 30 September to Sunday 2 October
Location: San Raphael swell desert, register herelimited places available.
Bike through the beautiful southern Utah desert of the San Rafael Swell and escape the urban scene with Outdoor Adventures this weekend! Mandatory pre-trip meeting on Monday, September 26 at 5:00 p.m. at Outdoor Adventures.
*** Participants must bring their own mountain bike and helmet ***