Year of the Bike Kickoff Event

Kick off the Year of the Bike in Saint Albans with family friendly activities at Taylor Park on September 9th from 10am to 2pm. (Rain date: Sunday, September 10, 12-4pm at Taylor Park.)

Activities include:

Free Valet Bike Parking and raffle for VBP patrons!
Enjoy free and secure Valet Bike Parking and be entered to win raffle prizes when you park your bike.

E-Bike Demonstrations
Are you curious about e-bikes but haven’t had a chance to try one out? Local Motion will be holding free e-bike demonstrations for the community.

Bike Light and Helmet Giveaways
Receive a free bike helmet for your child and information about how to make sure your child’s helmet fits correctly. Plus, when you ride your bike to the event, receive a free bike light if you don’t already have one.

Smoothie Bike
Help make free smoothies with a bicycle-powered blender!

Bike Safety Checks
Ride your bike to the park and receive a free bike safety check and quick fixes including brake adjustments, shifting adjustments, chain lubrication, and seat adjustments.

Sale of Walk to Shop Trolleys
Whether it's to save money, health or the environment, hundreds of residents are using their "feet first" to revive the oldest method of transportation--yes walking!! Walk to Shop is pleased to join Walk Bike St. Albans and Local Motion to celebrate walking as part of Year of the Bike! Join us in a demonstration of the benefits of using a trolley to carry groceries and daily necessities. Be part of making your community more vibrant, walkable and connected--as more people walk with an affordably priced shopping trolley. Available for purchase at the event. Learn more at

Bike Decorating and Helmet Decorating
Decorate your bike and helmet with stickers and streamers!

Year of the Bike Biking Challenge for Kids
Hey kids! Grab a YOTB Bike Challenge Log and start riding! Complete 10 bike rides by September 1, 2024 and drop your completed form at the Saint Albans Free Library. All entries will be automatically entered into a raffle for the chance to win fun prizes!

This event is presented by Walk Bike St Albans, Local Motion, City of St Albans and St Albans Free Library. 

September 09, 2023 at 10:00am - 2pm
Taylor Park
36 N Main St
St Albans City, VT 05478
United States
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Susan Grasso ·