Welcome to Simsbury.bike.
Autumn is a lovely time to explore our Silver-level Bicycle Friendly Community, so grab your bike and enjoy the ride! Bike to Work, Walk/Bike to School and Bike Your Park Days are celebrated in the coming months.
Learn about 350 Years of Simsbury HIstory in 350 Steps at Simsbury Meadows along the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail.
Through Sept. 29, follow the Simsbury Art Trail to see 37 life-sized bronze sculptures by Seward Johnson. Learn more at:
Join our virtual bike club Simsbury.Bike in the National Bike Challenge and ride (virtually) with us! We've already logged 34,000 miles. Make your rides count for local and national bike advocacy.
Sept. 17 - Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee, 10 AM, online, public welcome, AGENDA
Sept. 21-27 - CT Bike to Work Week (Bike There Day 9/22)
Sept. 25-26 - Smart Cycling, Avon
Oct. 7 - Nat'l Walk to School Day
Oct. 16-18 - League Cycling Instructor (LCI) seminar, New Haven
See "Calendar" button above for complete listing.
Please follow the rules of the road, trail etiquette and CDC guidelines when cycling on our roadways and trails, and use extra care around pedestrians. If you would like to improve your cycling skills, several classes are being offered this fall.
Please consider helping us with our bike advocacy work. We can match your interests and availability to our volunteer opportunities. Contact us!
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National Bike Challenge
The Simsbury Bike Challenge is back!
Join our group/club Simsbury.Bike in the 2020 National Bike Challenge! JOIN
What is the National Bike Challenge?
The League of American Bicyclists, in partnership with Love to Ride, is again hosting the National Bike Challenge (NBC), a free, nationwide bicycle advocacy and wellness program that encourages people to bike for fitness, transportation, and recreation. Participants log the miles they bicycle and compete for prizes and awards in an online community. It’s fun, motivating, and a great way to support local and national bike advocacy efforts.
The NBC runs May 1- Sept. 30 with open enrollment throughout the challenge.
Ride anywhere, any distance, any frequency,
then make your rides count!
Looking Back, Looking Ahead
Since 2015, Simsbury has logged over 300,000 miles in the NBC. In 2016 Simsbury Free Bike finished as the #1 advocacy group in the U.S. The NBC's format beginning in 2018 no longer allows for robust competition between advocacy groups and communities.
For more information, contact
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National Bike Month is celebrated in May in communities across the country to showcase the many benefits of bicycling — and encourage more people to give biking a try. In Simsbury, Bike Month is truly a month-long celebration with events, rides, classes, safety campaigns, and more. Join us as we Bike to Work, Bike to School, and bike for fun!