Asheville on Bikes’ mission is to cultivate the culture of urban and commuter riding through advocacy and celebration. This upcoming week is an opportunity to celebrate and advocate Asheville’s vibrant bicycle culture. Join us is riding the city and moving it forward.
Pumpkin Pedaller - Saturday, Oct. 29th
Costumes are customary and illumination is essential at AoB’s fifth annual Pumpkin Pedaller. Join the rolling social tour of of the city. This year AoB offers a two tier ride, Family Friendly and Evening.
Select the one the works for you, or ride them both.
This tier begins at Stephens Lee Center. Participants can park on Martin Luther King Blvd and wheel down to the Stephens Lee parking lot.
Gathers @ 2:30pm @ Stephen Lee Center
Pedals @ 3pm
The Family Friendly tier is about 3 miles in length, has a few haunting stops and ends back in the Stephens Lee parking lot. Pull behinds are welcome. All participants need to have solid bicycle skills as the ride weaves throughout the urban district.
Map My Ride Family Friendly Route
Google Map Family Friendly Route
Asheville on Bikes returns to our rough and rowdy roots with this tier. Participants can expect touring Asheville’s urban district through twists and turns fully adorned in Halloween glory. Tricks and treats abound on the Evening tier and culminate at the Wedge Brewery for the best in local beer and Halloween dance party.
Gathers @ 3:30pm outside of City Hall
Pedals @ 4pm
Culminates @ 7pm @ Wedge Brewery w/ a Halloween dance party.
May My Ride Evening Route
Google Maps Evening Route
Get There Asheville’s “Step 2 It”
Thursday, Nov. 3rd @ Asheville Design Center on 8 College Ave.
7pm - 9pm
Get There Asheville, in conjunction with Western North Carolina Alliance, Asheville Design Center and Asheville on Bikes, hosts a city council candidates’ forum focused on the issues of expanding Asheville’s multi-modal transportation network.
The “Step 2 It” provides participants the opportunity to further engage candidates on the issue of multi-modal transportation. The forum format includes four rounds; a vision round, a command of materials round, a constituent questions round and a final commitments round.
Save the dates, join the fun and participate in moving our city forward. When you show, we grow. On behalf of Asheville on Bikes, I thank you for your continued support in living our mission. Let’s ride the city.