Community bike rides gearing up for summer

Community bike ride group ready to set off

Several bicycling programs for Colorado State University employees are ramping up for summer.

Community Rides

A supportive group for new bicyclists to learn skills, gain confidence and build community. Community Rides are designed to address common barriers to bicycling for women, and everyone is welcome to participate.

All rides from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lunch provided with RSVP.

Wednesday, May 22: Tips and Tricks for Riding on Campus + The Spoke

Wednesday, June 19: Pace Bike Share + Mason Trail/Old Town

Wednesday, July 17: Gardens at Spring Creek Sneak Preview Tour

RSVP and more information is available at

Back on the Bike

This program was designed to support interested but concerned employees who would like formal training to support their bicycle commute. 

Parking and Transportation Services invites employees to participate in the program for the 2019-20 academic year. Eight lunch-and-learn sessions, a bicycle tune-up, safety gear, a bicycle course and a personalized travel training are provided in exchange for a commitment to pedal.

Contact or 970-491-2492 for more information.

Cycling Rides with Fort Collins Cycling Club

CSU has partnered with the Fort Collins Cycling Club to offer regular group rides from campus, geared toward beginner and intermediate cyclists.

• First Sunday Brunch Rides meet monthly at 9 a.m. at the Pavilion

• Thursday afternoon rides meet weekly at 5:30 p.m. at The Oval

Helmets and completion of the club’s insurance waiver are required. Please refer to the Ride Guidelines at

The first ride with is free, with annual dues at $15 single/$25 family. Learn more and register at or contact Stephen Beckley at