Our Next Meeting

ATTENTION: NEW START TIME! Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 6:30 pm. The Bike Roswell! Board business meetings are normally held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm, unless otherwise noted here. If you would like to be an active part of this dynamic bicycle advocacy organization email Lise. The meeting will be held at the Roswell Area Park Activity Building, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA 30075 (directions on Membership page). If you have a topic you want discussed, you are welcome to notify our Secretary, Bill Mitchell, here.


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PRESENTS
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Bike Roswell! Mayor’s Ride
April 30, 2017

Registration Now OPEN!

Ride Date: April 30, 2017
Location:
Roswell Area Park
10495 Woodstock Road
Roswell, GA 30075

Registration Fees:
$10.00 – 6 Mile Family Ride
$45.00 – Individual Rider – All other distances

Then, register to reserve a complimentary high-end Specialized road bike to ride the Bike Roswell! Mayor’s Ride here.

Mayor’s Ride Event Page Here

 

 


April 30, 2017

Registration is now open here!

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ROSWELL CYCLING FESTIVAL
presented by Roswell Bicycles

APRIL 22-30, 2017

This week-long festival celebrates all things cycling in the first Georgia city to receive the prestigious League of American Bicyclists Bike Friendly Community designation. Recreational rides, educational events, and thrilling races highlight many exciting and action packed event and activities for all ages and skill levels.

 

Calendar of Events

 

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Bike Roswell! Saturday Morning Ride
hosted by Roswell Bicycles | Giovanni’s Tile Design Team
Start time 8:00 AM

Kick off the 2017 Roswell Cycling Festival with this popular group ride for riders of all abilities. Ride along the 25-mile route through beautiful Roswell. 8 AM Start/Finish Roswell Area Park, Roswell, GA Event page here.
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Bike Roswell! Roswell Cycling Festival Kickoff Party

Immediately following the Bike Roswell! Saturday morning ride, come hang out with Bike Roswell! on Canton St. Let’s fill the bike racks on Canton St. and let Roswell know the Roswell Cycling Festival has arrived! In addition, we will join the Roswell Arts Fund for their ribbon cutting of the 2017 Art Around Roswell Sculpture Tour.

 

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Roswell Bicycles | Giovanni’s Tile Design Team | North GA Cycling Assoc.
Sunday Morning Group Road Ride
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Beginner Road Cycling Skills, Clinic, and Ride
Start Time: 9:00 AM

This Rules of the Road Group Ride has two routes. Both routes provide plenty of beautiful back roads rambling through North Fulton and Cherokee counties. 9 AM – Start/Finish at Roswell Bicycles bike shop 670 Houze Way Roswell, GA 30076 Event page here.

Bike Roswell! Bike Maintenance Class
@ the Historic Roswell Library
Times: 3;00-4:30 PM

Free bike maintenance class in coordination with the Roswell Library.

 

Monday, April 24, 2017

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North GA Cycling Assoc.
Monday Night Group Ride
Start time: 6:00 PM

No-drop ride through beautiful horse country with ride leader and ride sweeper. Event page here.

 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Olde Blind Dog Cycling Club
Tuesday Night Ride
Start time: 6:30 PM

Join Bike Roswell! and the Olde Blind Dog Cycling Club on this popular ride through Roswell and Alpharetta neighborhoods. Starting at the Olde Blind Dog Pub, the group will have options for many different types of riders on this mostly flat route. Everyone—from the fast and competitive to the beginner and social riders—is welcome! After the ride join this great group of cyclists at the Olde Blind Dog Pub for a celebratory beverage and a chance to socialize with a great group of riders.

 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Roswell Bicycles | Specialized | RAMBO
(Roswell/Alpharetta Mtn Bike Org.)
Big Creek Mountain Bike Ride
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

RAMBO MTB organization will be hosting a group fun night ride on the Big Creek trails with complimentary 2017 Specialized mountain bikes furnished compliments of Roswell Bicycles and Specialized Bicycles. If you want to discover the fun of night riding, this is your time to give it a try.

Remember this is a RIDE, and NOT A DEMO. So, register now to reserve your complimentary men’s or women-specific Specialized mountain bike to ride for the entire event HERE.

Address: Big Creek Mtn Bike Park, 1600 Old Alabama Rd, Roswell, GA 30076
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Bike Roswell! Big Creek Greenway Family Ride
Ride times: 5:00 Pm to 8:00 PM

Bike Roswell invites you to come out and enjoy a beautiful day on the Big Creek Greenway this evening with your family, friends or on your own! Get your bike checked by Roswell Bicycles and talk to a Bike Roswell member to learn about all of the great places you can ride to via this great asset for City of Roswell, Georgia Government. We will have our Bike Roswell tent setup starting around 5 PM near the entrance to the trail and talking about our Roswell Cycling Festival presented by Roswell Bicycles and other upcoming events. We will also have water bottles and other fun give aways. Remember if you do NOT have a bike you can rent for free using the Zagster ride share bikes located at the Roswell Big Creek Trail entrance. Also don’t forget Roswell Alpharetta Mountain Bike Organization (RAMBO) will be hosting their evening night ride and the mountain bike trails are also open again! Enjoy your ride and stop by and say hello and see how you can help make Roswell, Georgia a more #bikefriendly place

 

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Special Bicycle Story Time
Historic Roswell Library, 4:30 PM

Join us for a Special Bicycle Story Time at the Historic Roswell Library, 115 Norcross St, Roswell, GA 30075. Bike Roswell! will teach some bike safety tips for kids and have a special bicycle story time! More here > bike_stortime_april27

Bike Roswell! Thursday Night Ride
hosted by Roswell Bicycles | Giovanni’s Tile Design Team

Start time: 6:00 PM

Regular Thursday Night Ride ending at Gate City. Event page here.
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Bike Roswell! Member Party has been POSTPONED
to a TBD date after the cycling festival.

Postponed > Come join Bike Roswell! following our Thursday night ride for some great refreshments and food truck treats at local Gate City brewery. Ride your bikes and meet Bike Roswell! members. The event is open to members and non-members alike! If you are not a member come hang out and learn about riding in Roswell and our advocacy.

 

Friday, April 28, 2017

Bike Roswell! Bike and Beverage Tour on Canton
hosted by Roswell Bicycles | Giovanni’s Tile Design Team
Event times: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Join us for the 5th annual Bike & Beverage Tour. This ride is approximately 3.5 miles total through Historic Roswell. This is a casual bike ride. Nobody will be left behind. The event is free, you just pay for what you order. Register here > http://evite.me/YDtV8bBg8R

 

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Bike Roswell! Saturday Ride
hosted by Roswell Bicycles | Giovanni’s Tile Design Team
Start time 8:00 AM

Ride along the 25-mile route through beautiful Roswell. 8 AM Start/Finish Roswell Area Park, Roswell, GA. Event page here.
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RAMBO Big Creek Quick Six Enduro

Soin us April 29th for the 4th year of our Big Creek Quick Six Enduro. 100% of all proceeds benefit our trails at Big Creek Park.More information and registration here.

 

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Bike Roswell! Mayor’s Ride
Start/Finish: 7:30 AM – Noon

Fully Supported, recreational ride with options for all fitness levels. Multiple routes are showcasing the very best of Roswell. Travel rolling hills and flat, scenic stretches along the majestic Chattahoochee River and through Historic Roswell. Ride start is deep inside Roswell Area Park. Event page here.

Then, register to reserve a 2017 Specialized road bike to ride the event—with the compliments of Roswell Bicycles and Specialized Bicycles—here.  (For paid, registered Bike Roswell! Mayor’s Ride participants only)

Bicycle Safety Pre-check

All participants’ bikes must pass an on-site safety inspection. Avoid the lines… Roswell Bicycles will provide FREE* bicycle safety inspections for participants of the Mayor’s Ride and Kids’ Bicycle Safety Rodeo prior to the Roswell Cycling Festival. Drop your bike by Roswell Bicycles before the event to ensure a safe and enjoyable riding experience.

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RAMBO (Roswell/Alpharetta Mtn Bike Org.)
Big Creek Mountain Bike Ride
Event times: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Come out to Big Creek Mountain Bike Park in Roswell and demo ride some of the best mountain bikes in the industry provided by Scott Sports. Ride one or all of the mountain bikes, if you can.  RAMBO event page here.
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Historic Roswell Criterium
10:00 AM – 7:15 PM

A full day of thrilling professional and amateur bicycle racing, good food, and refreshment in the beautiful Historic Roswell Business District. The Historic Roswell Criterium has entertained more than 65,000 spectators since it began in 2002 and is the climactic event of the week-long Roswell Cycling Festival presented by Roswell Bicycles celebrating all things cycling in the first Bicycle Friendly City in the state of Georgia! Race registration here.
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Terrapin Tour of Ten Beer Tasting

All registered Bike Roswell! Mayor’s Ride participants will receive a coupon for TERRAPIN BEER or soft drink at the end of their ride as well as exclusive special offers at participating restaurants. TERRAPIN will also feature a TOUR of TEN beers at various locations near the race course which can be sampled as part of this year’s TOUR de TERRAPIN TEN at the ROSWELL CYCLING FESTIVAL. Ticket info for

Get ticket info for Tour of Ten here or pre-purchase at Roswell Bicycles, 670 Houze Way, Roswell, GA.

Historic Roswell Kiwanis Kids Bicycle Safety Rodeo
2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

While the Roswell Criterium bicycle races are taking place nearby, The Historic Roswell Kiwanis Kids’ Bicycle Safety Rodeo presented by Historic Roswell Kiwanis Club and is co-sponsored by the Key Club of Centennial, Milton & Roswell High Schools and the Builders Club of Crabapple & Elkins Middle Schools.

Register on-site at 2:00 PM at the Historic Roswell Antiques & Interiors parking lot. All participants age 6+ will have the opportunity to ride the race course in the afternoon as we focus on the children.

Historic Roswell Kiwanis’ Event page > http://www.roswellkiwanis.org/BikeRodeo2017.html

Bicycle Safety Pre-check

All participants’ bikes must pass an on-site safety inspection. Avoid the lines… Roswell Bicycles will provide FREE* bicycle safety inspections for participants of the Mayor’s Ride and Kids’ Bicycle Safety Rodeo prior to the Roswell Cycling Festival. Drop your bike by Roswell Bicycles before the event to ensure a safe and enjoyable riding experience.

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Kids’ Criterium Race
4:45 PM

Children who “graduate” from the Historic Roswell Kiwanis Kids Bicycle Safety Rodeo are eligible to participate in a short kids’ race on the same criterium course the pros ride on. The children love the experience, and the parents and spectators are thrilled to watch the tikes race their bikes. Don’t miss this one.

 

Atlanta British Motorcar Show
10 AM – 2 PM

Along with this exciting day of cycling festivities,  the Atlanta British Motorcar Day will be held under the shade trees across the street from the criterium at the Roswell City Hall parking area. Check out the British Motorcar show during a break in the cycling action. More here.

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Free Demo Road Bike usage for Paid Mayor’s Ride Participants

Roswell Bicycles will be providing Specialized demo road bikes for free use for the Mayor’s Ride for PAID ride participants—on a first registered basis. IMPORTANT NOTE: Riders must register and pay for the Mayor’s ride and ALSO register separately for the demo bike. Stay tuned for more details and online demo bike reservations.

More Mayor’s Ride event info here.

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Reserve a complimentary Specialized road bike to ride this ride here.

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VOLUNTEERS make the ROSWELL CYCLING FESTIVAL the success it is! 

Would you like to volunteer to help with this exciting event? We welcome you!
Volunteers are needed for the 2017 Roswell Cycling Festival! Volunteer now HERE!

 

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Sponsor This Event

Are you a local brand, business or organization? Would you like to be a part of one of the most exciting events in Historic Roswell Georgia? Contact us ASAP for vendor information and learn how you can reach thousands of riders and spectators at this year’s Jaguar Land Rover North Point Historic Roswell Criterium and Roswell Cycling Festival presented by Roswell Bicycles! The main events will be held April 30, 2017, but we have events planned all week! For more information contact Bike Roswell here.

Roswell Cycling Festival Exposition

Attention business owners! Bike Roswell is actively seeking sponsors to represent their companies at our Roswell Cycling Festival Exposition on April 30th. What better way to promote your business than to this audience of thousands who enjoy and participate in an active lifestyle?! Especially, with our low Expo fee! For more information contact Bike Roswell here

 Please Patronize our Sponsors:

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