Flint Cycle Fest

Flint Cycle Fest

Flint Cycle Fest is a new event for anyone who likes to ride a bike, from beginners to enthusiasts, of all ages and abilities. With three different distances, there is a ride for everyone, showing off some of the best and most interesting parts of Flint. All routes start in the afternoon and end with a great party. Flint Cycle Fest will be a celebration of Flint's growing biking community, with proceeds supporting street and public improvements for cyclists in Flint and Genesee County.

The Basics:

Sunday, June 9, 2019

All rides start at 2pm
Packet Pick Up: Will begin at 12:30 pm at Recycle Bike Shop on Grand Traverse (next to Good Beans Cafe)  328 N Grand Traverse St.
Start Location: Water Street east of Grand Traverse, and Lyon St. (in front of GM's historic Factory One)
Finish & Post-ride Festival: Carriage Town Plaza
Parking: Free one block away, at Atwood Stadium, 701 University Avenue.

Art by local Flint artist, Pauly Everett

The Rides:

All routes will be escorted by guides, with traffic assistance at major intersections
2-3 mile course - great for beginners or people who aren't familiar with riding in the road
10 mile course - perfect for people who want a bit of a challenge
20 mile course - for more advanced riders who have experience riding with traffic and longer distances

The Cause:

The Flint Cycle Fest is a fundraiser for Active Communities. All proceeds from this event will go towards creating a more walkable and bikeable community in Flint and Genesee County through education, infrastructure, and policy change.