Driveway Crit Series 5 PM, The Driveway, 8400 Delwau Lane
Weekly Thursday night road racing through October that takes place on the closed car-free driving course at the Driveway. Races include Cat 3/4 women’s and juniors race at 5:00, Cat 3/4 Race and Women’s Open at 5:30, Kids Fun Lap at 6:20, Cat 4/5 Race at 6:25, and Pro/Cat 1/2/3 at 6:55. Races registration Weekly: Men $25, Women $10, College Students $10, Juniors $10. 5PM Junior race is free. Additional races $10 each. Season Passes: $650. USA Cycling annual or one day license and helmet required. One days for sale at race.
Thursday Night Bike Polo 5:00 PM, Metz Park, 2407 Canterbury St
The Austin Bike Polo Club’s holds 3 hardcourt matches a week, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, at Metz Park. All bikes and skill levels are welcome and spare mallets and balls are available if you don’t have any. Check out our article on bike polo for more info.
Thursday Night Social Ride 7:30 PM, Festival Beach, Lady Bird Lake
Meet up at 7:30, ride at 8:00. “So its about that time of the week again people!!! This week we will ride either the west, east, south, or north side of austin.. Then I guess we could go to some kind of a park and hangout. Yup, thats sound pretty good to me…Our bar stop will be Club Devillie for some slip-n-slide action, a live DJ, and free lonestar tall boys for a limited time.. There will be a a whole dollar cover charge at the door so bring your quarters, nickles, and dimes!!” Read our article on the weekly ride. Join the Social Cycling Facebook Group .
Friday, June 15
Bike Austin Member and Volunteer Happy Hour
5- 8PM, Center61, 2921 E. 17th Street
Please join us for the Bike Austin (formerly League of Bicycling Voters) summer Member and Volunteer Happy Hour on Friday June 15th from 5-8p at the People Fund Building (2921 E 17th St, 78702, second floor). We are celebrating the end of our membership drive and the start of summer with local beer, snacks, a raffle and your fellow Bike Austin members and volunteers. Bike parking is available on the south side of the building near the entrance.
Saturday, June 16
Mellow Johnny’s Scout-A-Ride: Southern Culture Off The Grid 9 AM, Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop, 400 Nueces
Saturday mornings spent exploring City of Austin bike routes finding new neighborhoods and ways to get around on your bike. This week’s theme: Southern Culture Off The Grid. This 18-mile route takes us south of downtown via Bouldin, rolling through the Emerald Forest and returning via Forest Wood and Robert E. Lee. Helmet required. Meet at 8:30 for coffee at Juan Pelota. Contact:Stephanie at Stephanie@mellowjohnnys.com .
Sunday, June 17
AFWC Ladies Ride
9:00 AM, Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop, 400 Nueces St.
Join the women of the Austin Flyers Women’s Cycling Club every Sunday for an intermediate, ladies-only ride. This friendly, 2.5-3 hour ride averages 15-16 mph, with routes varying each week. It is a great opportunity for women looking to continue their fitness, learn new routes and meet new riding partners. Beginner women are encouraged to check out the Saturday Scout-a-Route ride for a shorter, more casual route.
Tuesday, June 19
Austin Bike Chix Beginner Ride 6:30 PM, Northwest District Park, 7000 Ardath St.
There is a new series of bike rides in town for those new to cycling or for those that just need to dust off that bike. Austin Bike Chix will be offering a series of rides to Austin Area adults. The rides will start at Northwest Park on March 22 at 6:30 PM and will continue on Tuesdays for 6 weeks. The series of rides will be more like mini clinics (with topics ranging from chains to hills) to give new riders knowledge about the bike and confidence to be able to do the shorter distances on some of the local charity rides and beginner rides in town. These rides are perfect for those wanting to do ride in the Tour de Cure or are a first time triathlete. We will be riding on the road, all bikes are welcome. All rides are free.
Social Cycling Austin’s Yoga Ride
6:30 PM PM, Doug Sahm Hill, Butler Park
Bikes + yoga = fun! This yoga class itself is designed specifically for cyclists and appropriate for all levels including beginners. 6:30pm Meet on Spiral Hill, hang out, meet your fellow yogis, drink some hydrating beverages, etc. 7:00pm Ride to a mystery spot where we will have an hour of yoga. 8:15pm – 8:30pm Ride bikes even more! 10 miles or so. More if you’re up for it . Moderate pace, no drops.
Wednesday, June 20
Social Cycling Austin’ Hump Day Nooner Ride
11:45 AM, Lamar Blvd Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge, Lady Bird Lake
We meet on the ped. bridge at 11:45am, get to know your fellow riders, ride out at 12:15pm. Ride up a hill or two and head to get a refreshing beverage and ride to get lunch. Rides are between 10 and 20 miles. The route is determined on the fly.