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Cupertino’s 10th Fall Bike Fest set for Sept. 30

Cupertino’s 10th Fall Bike Fest set for Sept. 30

Cupertino is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Fall Bike Fest on Sept. 30, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Civic Center Plaza.

Festival highlights include a Bike Rodeo for young riders to practice traffic safety and bike handling skills in Safe Moves’ mini city and obstacle course and two chaperoned city-led bike rides. . Cupertino Transportation Manager David Stillman will lead a 2.5-mile Family Ride for cyclists of all ages and skill levels through the neighborhood and along the new Regnart Creek Trail to Wilson Park for a scavenger hunt and a chance to win raffle prizes. Bicycle Pedestrian Commission Chair Joel Wolf will lead experienced riders on a 9-mile tour of Cupertino’s parks and trails.

To participate in the bike rodeo or a bike ride, cyclists will need to turn in a paper waiver at the registration table the day of the event. Waivers can be downloaded at https://www.cupertino.org/home/showpublisheddocument/33885

Bike fest attendees can also get their rides and helmets checked for safety by Community Cycles of California and Walk Bike Cupertino, respectively; play a game of cornhole and/or get a 50% discount on helmets, headlights and taillights at Trailhead Cyclery’s booth; pedal fast to light up a whole panel of LED lights or make spin art or smoothies; try out an electric folding bike and other interesting rides; upcycle bike parts into jewelry or decorate their bikes; and stop by the Cupertino Library’s Go Go Biblio truck for some bike-themed books and resources, as well as a bike history exhibit from the San Jose History Museum.

For more information, visit Cupertino.org/bikefest.