Celebrate Colorado Bike to Work Day at the Garfield County library near you

Whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned bike commuter, here’s your chance to get off on the right foot this summer. Join your fellow cyclists for BikeThere! Garfield County on June 26 (which is also Colorado Bike to Work Day) for free snacks, swag and camaraderie!

We're teaming up with Garfield County Libraries to host mini-events at each town's library from 3 to 6 p.m. (details here). In addition, we'll have stations set up for the morning commute along the Rio Grande Trail  in Glenwood Springs and Carbondale. (details here).

There will be free refreshments, and local bike shops and cycling organizations will be on hand to help with bike maintenance and give tips on safe biking. 

While you’re there, be sure to enter to win prizes from these generous sponsors:

  • Colorado E-Bikes of Glenwood Springs & Colorado Energy Office – Gazelle Medeo T9 City e-bike (valued at $2,499)
  • Aspen Snowmass – 4 two-person one-day passess to the Bike Park
  • Bear Trail Bikes – gift cards & bike gear
  • Parachute Battlement Mesa Parks and Rec District – 2 one-month rec center passes
  • Defiance Cyclery – 4 Giro Fixture II helmets
  • Defiance Rafting – 1/2 day raft trip for two people
  • White Horse Yoga – 10-punch pass
  • Carbondale Parks and Rec Department – 10-punch pass
  • REI - TBD
  • Hogback Pizza – gift cards
  • Miner's Claim – gift cards
  • Tempranillo – gift cards
  • Allegria – gift cards

We at Garfield Clean Energy are all about biking as an alternative to driving. Biking reduces traffic congestion, pollution, fossil fuel dependence, noise and road wear – plus it’s great for your health.

Try biking to work on June 26, and see if it doesn’t inspire you to do it regularly!

BikeThere on the Rio Grande Trail

Bike to work the morning of June 26 and reward yourself with free coffee and food at these refreshment stations along the Rio Grande Trail.

Glenwood Springs - 23rd Street & River Trail
7-8:30 a.m.

  • Glenwood Springs Bicycle Advocates

Carbondale - D'Rail Park (across Hwy 133 from the RFTA park-and-ride)
8-10 a.m.

  • Dos Gringos
  • RFTA

BikeThere at the libraries

Pedal to your local library between 3 and 6 p.m. for free food, bike maintenance, prize drawings & swag, with activities provided by the libraries and the listed organizations.

Parachute library, 244 Grand Valley Way

  • Roan Creek Bikeworks
  • Parachute Battlement Mesa Parks and Rec District
  • Grand Valley Fire Protection District

Rifle library, 207 East Ave.

  • Bear Trail Bikes
  • RFTA
  • LoVa Trail Association
  • Colorado River Fire & Rescue

Silt library, 680 Home Ave.

  • LoVa Trail Association
  • Colorado River Fire & Rescue

New Castle library, 402 W. Main St.

  • Defiance Cyclery
  • LoVa Trail Association
  • Colorado River Fire & Rescue
  • CDOT

Glenwood Springs library, 815 Cooper Ave.

  • Glenwood Springs Bicycle Advocates

Carbondale library, 320 Sopris Ave.

  • Revel Bikes
  • Carbondale Bike Project
  • Carbondale Fire Dept.
  • Valley Ortho




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