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All events, classes and rides listed on our website are free unless you see a ($) symbol.

Let's Move
Saturday, May 3
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Victor Ashe Park
4901 Bradshaw Rd.

Explore a greenway of activities to learn how to eat healthier and get more physical activity at this free event.

Smoky Mountain Bike Rodeo
Saturday, May 3
Maryville Farmers Market
9 a.m.-12 noon
East Broadway, Maryville, TN

This mini-bicycle rodeo provides an opportunity for kids to learn, practice, and demonstrate their bicycle handling skills in a fun, noncompetitive atmosphere. For kids ages 7-9, but siblings are welcome. In addition to the skills course, Cycology Bicycles will conduct bike safety checks and provided needed adjustments. East Tennessee Children's Hospital will provide free bike helmets or adjust helmets as needed.

I Bike KNX Festival (Photos)
Sunday, May 4
Market Square
"Where bicyclists gather for one sweet ride"

2 p.m. Opening session with panel addressing how to make our communities more bicycle and pedestrian friendly

  • Jim Hagerman, City of Knoxville, Director of Engineering
  • Rebecca Longmire, Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission chair
  • Mark Campen, Knoxville City Council member

2:30-3:30 p.m. Workshops and activities

  • Advocacy tent with Bike Walk Knoxville and Inskip Community Association
  • Trails, greenways and the Urban Wilderness
  • Bike shop booths offer free safety checks and helmet fitting
  • Get a free helmet from the Epilepsy Foundation
  • Learn about local bike clubs and related organizations
  • Decorate your helmet at our art booth
  • Photo booth
On stage:
3 p.m. Maintenance clinic on stage (ABC quick check; roadside repair)

3:30 Contests (track stand, speed tire changing)

4 p.m. 14th annual Neighborhood Bike Ride (Photos)

4 p.m. Learn how to ride without training wheels clinic (on Market Square)

Commute for Coffee
Tuesday, May 6
7:30-8:30 a.m.
K Brew, 1328 N Broadway

Bike commuters are invited to stop for coffee and treats on the way to work. Hosted by Bike Walk Knoxville coffee provided by K Brew.

National Bike Challenge Kick-off Party
Tuesday, May 6
5-7 p.m.
Hops & Hollers, 937 N Central St

Bike Walk Knoxville invites you to join the National Bike Challenge as we attempt to log more miles than Chattanooga between May 1 and September 30, 2014.

Commute for Coffee
Tuesday, May 13
7:30-8:30 a.m.
Glowing Body Yoga Studio, 711 Irwin Street

Bike commuters are invited to stop for coffee and treats on the way to work. Hosted by Bike Walk Knoxville.

Bike to Work Day
Friday, May 16
7:30-8:30 a.m.
Market Square

Stop by Market Square as you ride your bike to work and grab a biscuit (with your choice of yummy filling) from Pete’s and coffee donated by Trio Cafe. The annual Best Dressed Commuter awards will be presented at 8 a.m.

All day
We know not everyone has the same schedule or bikes through downtown, so here is a list of places you can grab a free cup of coffee on Friday, May 16. Please show your helmet and tell the cashier “I biked to work today!”

Knox County:

  • Old City Java
    109 S. Central St.
  • K Brew
    1328 N Broadway
  • Mojoe's Trailside Coffeehouse
    2920 Sutherland
  • Three Rivers Market
    1100 N. Central St.
Blount County:
  • Southland Books
    1519 E Broadway, Maryville
    free cup of coffee and a cookie
  • Vienna Coffee House
    212 College St, Maryville
Bike to Work Convoys
May 16

Want to bike to work, but aren’t sure about the best route? Or would you just like some company along the way for a change? Meet at one of these locations to join the movement:
  • 6:30 a.m., Halls to downtown and UT. Meet at Halls Center, 6950 Maynardville Pike, near Ace Hardware.
  • 7 a.m., North Knoxville to downtown and UT. Meet at Office Depot/Food City parking lot on Broadway, 4212 N Broadway.
  • 7 a.m., East Knoxville to downtown and UT. Meet at Holston River Park, 3300 Holston Hills Road (top parking lot by pavilion).
  • 7:15 a.m., Bearden to downtown and UT. Meet at Third Creek Greenway trailhead, 130 Forest Park Blvd.
  • 7:15 a.m., South Knoxville to downtown and UT. Meet at 3701 Sevierville Pike (southeast corner of Sevierville Pk and Lancaster Dr).

BYOB Festival
Saturday, May 17
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Fourth United Prestbyterian Church, 1323 North Broadway

Kickstand is hosting this "Bring Your Own Bike" festival, with music, food, and an open house for their workshop. You can bring old bikes to donate, and have your bike repair questions answered. There will be free bike helmets for kids.

Commute for Coffee
Tuesday, May 20
7:30-8:30 a.m.
Mast General Store and Tyson Park

Bike commuters are invited to stop for coffee and treats on the way to work. Hosted by Bike Walk Knoxville; coffee provided by Mast General and baked goods by Earth Fare.

Commute for Coffee
Tuesday, May 27
7:30-8:30 a.m.
Everything Mushrooms, 1004 Sevier Ave.

Bike commuters are invited to stop for coffee and treats on the way to work. Hosted by Bike Walk Knoxville; coffee provided by Three Bears Coffee and breakfast pastries by Everything Mushrooms.