Welcome to Simsbury.Bike!
We have results for the Bike-to-it! Bike Month Pledge event and prize drawing winners! More than 400 local bicyclists rode a combined 1000 bike trips for transportation, SAVING 3300 motor vehicle miles and over 950 kg CO2 car emissions. We crushed our goal of 350 trips! Read more
Congratulations to Simsbury Public Library for being awarded a silver-level Bicycle Friendly Business award from the League of American Bicyclists. Read more.
Join the 7th annual Simsbury Bike Challenge (May 1 - Sept. 30). Join us as we set personal goals, encourage one another to ride, and support local bike advocacy. We have prize drawings, too! We hope you will ride with us in 2022!
*Th., 7/21 - Simsbury Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee , online meeting, public welcome, 10 AM, Zoom. AGENDA with link.
Tu., 7/26 - Flatbread Annual Benefit for the Farmington Valley Trails Council
See full details using blue Calendar button above.
Please consider helping us with our bike advocacy work. We can match your interests and availability to our volunteer opportunities. Contact us!
Please follow the rules of the road, trail etiquette and CDC guidelines when cycling on our roadways and trails. If you would like to improve your cycling skills, virtual and on-bike classes and online resources are available. Learn more.
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Simsbury Bike Challenge
Ride With Us May - Sept. 2022
After a successful 2021 season logging 65,627 miles in the National Bike Challenge, we're back! Join us as we set personal goals, encourage one another to ride, and support local bike advocacy. We hope you will ride with us in 2022!
The 7th annual Simsbury Bike Challenge is open to adult and teen riders who live, work, volunteer or regularly ride in Simsbury. This fun, free activity involves logging bike trips on the Love to Ride platform. Ride information may be entered manually or by syncing from fitness apps Strava or Map My Ride. Riders set personal goals, participate in an online community, and compete for prizes and awards. Most prizes are by random drawing! Register at Love to Ride and join Group/Club Simsbury.Bike.
Love To Ride is a free online platform for logging bike trip information and encouraging biking through online community connections, goal-setting, and friendly competition using leaderboards and challenges.
Love to Ride's Challenges
Registered riders participate in our local challenges (SBC, Bike-To-It! Pledge) and LTR's challenges like the National Bike Challenge and Bike Month Challenge, supporting bike advocacy at the national and local levels.
Riders may also join other groups/clubs, ride with a Team for LTR's Bike Month Challenge, or just ride solo. Join LTR
National Bike Challenge The National Bike Challenge (NBC) is a free, nationwide bicycle advocacy program to encourage people to bike for fitness, transportation, and recreation. Currently the NBC is sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and hosted by Love to Ride.
Year Round Connections
The Love to Ride platform operates year-round, and many local riders also connect virtually through our Strava Club Simsbury.Bike.
Since 2015, Simsbury has logged over 600,000 miles in the National Bike Challenge. We continue to be the #1 club in Connecticut.
For more information, contact
Debbie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Bike Month celebrates all the reasons people ride — for fun, fitness, transportation, and health; and all the ways bicycling makes communities stronger — like boosting the local economy and community spirit.
Simsbury's annual Bike Month celebration includes events, rides, classes, safety campaigns, and more. New in 2022, we are hosting the Bike-To-It! Bike Month Pledge event to encourage people to bike for transportation. Join us as we Bike to Work, Bike to School, and bike for fun!
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