Winona State University will host its second annual Bike Week April 13-17, featuring a series of activities, bicycle education and daily prizes.
Pump Up Your Bike will be held from noon-4 p.m. daily at the Alumni Gazebo. Bicycle tires will be pumped up and bicycle chains oiled at no charge for anyone who stops by.
Visits from the Bike Phantom will be sponsored daily at the WSU bike racks. The Bike Phantom rewards those who ride their bikes to campus and also promotes bike safety.
Intro to Mountain Biking, led by members of the WSU Mountain Bike Club, will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, April 13, at the Gazebo. BYOB (Bring your own bike).
Basic Bike Maintenance and Repair Workshop with Mark Brone of Brone’s Bike Shop will take place at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, at the Gazebo.
Intro to Road Cycling, led by members of the WSU Cycling Club, will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, at the Gazebo. BYOB.
Basic Bike Maintenance and Repair Workshop with Tim Theis of Kolter Bicycle and Fitness will take place at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the Gazebo.
Greeting from President Ramaley will take place at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the Gazebo, featuring WSU President Judith Ramaley and Winona Poet Laureate Jim Armstrong.
A Bicycle Scavenger Hunt,organized by the WSU Environmental Club, will meet at 4 p.m. Friday, April 17, at the Gazebo and will explore the surrounding city of Winona. BYOB.
Prizes, including bike lights, bike helmets and T-shirts, will be given away each day.
All events are free and open to the public.
WSU Bike Week is sponsored by the WSU Environmental Club, the WSU Cycling Club, the WSU Mountain Biking Club, the WSU Climate Commitment Committee, WSU Parking Services, the Winonan, WSU Ad Fed, a WSU Grant for Undergraduate Student Research or Creative Projects, Kolter Bicycle and Fitness and Brone’s Bike Shop.
The WSU student coordinating team consists of Zach Wormwood, co-president of the Environmental Club; Lindsay Haupt, secretary of the Environmental Club; and Nick Furlong, president of the Cycling Club.
For more information, e-mail Gretchen Michlitsch at: GMichlitsch@winona.edu.