Bike to Work Day

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Bike to Work Day is an annual event on the last Wednesday in June. This year, BTWD will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2024.

The City will host an after-work celebration that day with food trucks and lawn games at Civic Commons Park from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Some local businesses will be holding breakfast stations on the morning of Bike to Work Day. These are listed below.

Finally, the Cheyenne Slow Roll group ride will finish out the day by beginning their regular Wednesday ride at Civic Commons Park at 6 p.m. Learn more about the Cheyenne Slow Roll at www.cheyenneslowroll.org

Plan your route using the city's bike map at www.cheyennecity.org/bikemap.

2024 Breakfast Stations

Paris West - 1719 Central Ave. | 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

UU Church of Cheyenne - 3010 Pioneer Ave. | 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

(Note: Thursday, June 27): Blue Federal Credit Union - 7th & Central Branch | 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

 

 

FAQs

Do I need to be going to work?

Nope! We recognize not everyone is working during the event hours. As long as you're using a non-motor vehicle form of transportation to get around on Bike to Work Day, you can participate!

I don't have a bike. Can I participate?

Yes! As long as you bike, walk, scoot, take transit or use another non-motor vehicle way of getting around on Bike to Work Day, you can participate!

Is there a cost?

There is no cost to participate in Bike to Work Day or to attend the after work event at Civic Commons Park.

Why is Bike to Work Day in June?

Bike to Work Day can be traced back to the 1950s, when the League of American Bicyclists organized the first such event. Nationally, Bike to Work Day is held in May, but in Wyoming and Colorado, Bike to Work Day is celebrated on the last Wednesday in June of each year.

Where is Civic Commons Park?

Civic Commons Park is located at 2000 O'Neil Ave. at the intersection of O'Neil and 20th Street.

I'd like to host a breakfast station. What do I need to do?

Businesses and organizations that wish to hold breakfast stations are welcome to participate and be listed on the Bike to Work Day website.

Those that wish to host should plan on providing free breakfast or similar food items to Bike to Work Day participants. Breakfast stations must be staffed and in a publicly-accessible location.

Per Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department regulations, prepackaged items may be given away without a food service permit. Hot prepared food may require a permit if your business does not have one already. The Environmental Health Division of the Health Department can answer any questions at 307-633-4090.

To register your business or organization, contact Matt Murphy at mmurphy@cheyennecity.org and include your business/organization name, address, and your planned hours of operation (suggested times are 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.).