Cycling at its coolest: Winter Bike To Work Week Feb. 12–18

The Bike Federation of Wisconsin is sponsoring Winter Bike Week activities across Wisconsin from February 12th through February 18th. Among the events is a winter bike commuter challenge. They’re hoping to get 1,000 riders to participate. Watch for details on the Bike Fed blog and The Madison Bike Winter Facebook page.

Sunday – Ice Bike Ride, Location: TBD, 1-3 pm; “How To” Winter Bike Workshop & Studded Tires Demonstration, Machinery Row Bicycles, 5-7 pm

Monday – B-cycle Monday – FREE Coffee on path & After Work Party at Madison B-cycle’s new location, 5-7 pm; Bike Meditation, Monona Terrace, noon; MEAThead Ride around Lake Monona, Ford’s Gym, 7 pm

Tuesday – Stray Cat Tuesday – FREE Coffee on Southwest Commuter Path; DIY Balaclava & Gator Party, location TBD, 6-8 pm

Wednesday – Machinery Row Wednesday – FREE Coffee on Path outside Machinery Row; “Love Your Bike” 50% off tune-ups at Machinery Row Bicycles, all day; “Singles Ride,” single-speed bikes encouraged, meet at Machinery Row Bicycles, 5:30 pm; “Love Cycles,” indoor cycling, Speed Cycling in Fitchburg, 6 pm, $5 drop in

Thursday – Dream Bikes Thursday – FREE Coffee on Path; Yoga for Cyclists, Mound Street Yoga, 5:30 pm, $5 for anyone who bikes

Friday – Bike Fed Friday – FREE Coffee on Path outside Machinery Row; After Work Party, Brocach Irish Pub, Capital Square location with RAFFLE PRIZES, 5-7 pm; After Party Ride to Ale Asylum, 7 pm; Sobering alternative: Indoor Cycling, Speed Cycling, 6 pm, $5 drop in

Saturday – Winter Farmers’ Market Ride, Senior Center, 11 am, arrive earlier to eat breakfast!

Optional Sunday – Madison Winter Festival, Cyclo Frost Costume Race, Capital Square, 8:30 am
Visit the Madison Bike Winter Facebook page for more details and up to date information.