Get ready to ride all summer at Gear Up!
Gear Up!Â launchesÂ a variety events to help you get ready to ride, learn to pedal safely, and win free stuff during Bike Month!.Â ThisÂ collaborative community celebration is brought to you withÂ local partners to help you getÂ a bike, learn to fix a flat, win free stuff, eat good food and have fun.
Our main events are:
BIKE SWAP: Want to beÂ matched you with a newÂ ride? Kids outÂ grown their current bikes?Â Your cruiser notÂ cutting it?, Seat giving you cramps?
FREE BIKE REPAIR: Pro mechanics getting your bike in cruising condition.
- BIKE RAFFLE: Participate in activities for the chance to win a FREE bike!
- FREE CLINICSÂ that teach basic safety, shopping by bicycle, and riding in a skirt.
Tips and tricks to make bikes a big part of their summer
- FREE HELMETS (while supply last), sponsored by City of Santa Monica.
- LOCAL FOOD for sale.
- BIKE ART: With interactive presentations from local artists.
- ARTS AND CRAFTS for kids and adults to make their bikes and helmets special and stylish.
- MUSIC to set the tone with a DJ booth.
- COMMUNITY COLLABORATION with tables, art, and programs from local organizations.
- BICYCLE AWARENESS for upcoming events, Metro Expo Line, and local resources.
- And more to come! Stay tuned and weâ€™ll let you know what other fun things to expect.
See the Facebook eventÂ HERE