Pedal Instead is providing valet bicycle parking at:
- Rollin' Into Spring 2013
Saturday, April 13th 2013Join the celebration of bicycling at Whole Foods market at 1555 West Lane Avenue! Festivities begin at 10am with a bike ride starting at the roll: parking lot just across the street. From 11:30-3 enjoy juice and smoothie samples, free bike checks, music from Strung Up and more! All bicyclists using the Pedal Instead bike coral will receive a buy one get one free coupon from Chipotle. This event would not be possible without our fine volunteers. Want to join us as a volunteer? Of course you do! Just click "Rollin' Into Spring" title in red. Plus, all Pedal Instead volunteers working a shift for 4 or more hours receive a FREE burrito coupon. Yum. Many thanks to Chipotle for brining us to this event!
- Earth Day 2013 Stand Together
Saturday, April 27th 2013Pedal Instead and Columbus' Earth Day celebration have been like peanut butter and jelly since 2007. Join us this year at the Columbus Commons, the corral is located at Rich Street closer to Third Street than High. Follow this link for more information on the celebration http://earthdaycolumbus.org/celebration/ Plus, all bicyclists using the Pedal Instead bike coral will receive a buy one get one free coupon from Chipotle. Interested in volunteering to set up equipment and park bikes at one of Columbus's best events? We thought you might be. Click the "Earth Day 2013" title in red above and scroll down to find a volunteer shift that fits into your busy life. Work a shift of 4 or more hours and receive a FREE Chipotle burrito coupon. Yumm . . .
- Market to Market Spring 2013
Saturday, May 4th 2013We are back (like Zombies) to support cyclists and general shoppers at the North Market stop of the Market to Market ride on Saturday, May 4th. Start your ride at the North Market and know your bike will be secure while you register, pick up your ride shirt, and snack on a yummy breakfast. End your ride at the North Market and know your bike will be well protected while you use those cool coupons in your post ride shopping. Plus all bicyclists using the Pedal Instead bike coral will receive a buy one get one free coupon from Chipotle. Want to volunteer to help protect bikes? This is by far the busiest small corral we host, making it one of the silliest to work, particularly when everyone is wearing a false mustache. Click “Market to Market Spring 2013″ above. You’ll immediately see a list of open shifts. Volunteer, visit with cyclists, check out cool bikes and gear, and giggle with other volunteers while we dance the clever dance required as we run up and down the aisles in this tight corral. Plus a FREE burrito coupon from Chipotle for all Pedal instead volunteers working a shift of 4 or more hours. Delicious!
- May Food Truck and Cart Hop
Sunday, May 26th 2013Pedal Instead will be at this month's Food Truck and Cart Hop at Hal and Al's, 1289 Parsons Avenue! This month's Hop benefits Yay! Bikes, and will feature some great food trucks -- Tatohead, Mikey's Late Night Slice, Los Jalapenos, Mai Chau, Yellow Boys Polish Boys, and the Sweet Mobile Cupcakery. And if you're still hungry, volunteer with Pedal Instead for four hours and receive a coupon for a free Chipotle burrito -- or park your bike with us and get a buy one get free coupon for Chipotle!
- Upper Arlington Family Bike Fest
Saturday, June 1st 2013Come join Pedal Instead at the Upper Arlington Family Bike Fest! The event runs from 11-1 on June 1st and will feature bike and helmet decorations, bike checks, and a principal tricycle race. And, if that weren't enough, all those who park with us will receive a buy-one-get-one-free Chipotle coupon!
- World Naked Bike Ride 2013
Saturday, June 15th 2013Pedal Instead is back to support the Columbus leg of the World Naked Bike Ride. The ride leaves 400 W. Rich Street, at 10:30 pm for a slow paced 10 mile ride returning to the starting point upon to gather belongings. As previous years riders are encouraged to BARE AS YOU DARE: Wear as little as you like.....body paint, costumes, merkins, nipple tassles..... get creative! The World Naked Bike Ride has been happening in over 70 cities in 20 countries around the world since 2004. The ride exists to: 1-highlight the vulnerability of cyclists to automobiles, 2-protest dependence on oil, and 3-celebrate our beautiful bodies by rejecting all forms of body shame. Interested in volunteering to help park bikes? Click the title of this event in red to see the list of open shifts and sign up to help!
- Columbus Pride Festival 2013
Friday, June 21st 2013, Saturday, June 22nd 2013Excited to be back again! Goodale Park, music, food, community organizations, THE MARCH! Oh yes, what is not to love about Pride weekend in Columbus? Pedal Instead agrees with Stonewall Columbus - Pride Changes Lives. New this year - everyone who parks a bike with us receives a Buy One Get One burrito coupon from Chipotle! At 65 miles per burrito, you know you want to ride your bike! We're parking bikes at the same location we've been in the last five years, the north east corner of Goodale Park near the pond. Want to volunteer to support bicyclists at Columbus Pride? This year we can give everyone who volunteers for a four hour shift a FREE burrito coupon from Chipotle. You know you want to volunteer, just click the event title in red, then sign up for a shift the fits your schedule.
- ComFest 2013
Friday, June 28th 2013, Saturday, June 29th 2013, Sunday, June 30th 2013Community Festival is three days of progressive politics, arts & crafts, music, reunions with old friends and introductions to new ones, sunshine, rain, shared dreams and shared work in a shared space. ComFest is also home to Columbus' first bike corral, is it any surprise it is always our largest? Pedal Instead will be at the northwest corner of the Goodale Park again this year (Buttles and Dennison). Volunteers earn the fabulous ComFest t-shirt, food and beverage tokens, and as always all sorts of good karma. Important shifts are always set up (Thursday 4:30 pm) and break down (Sunday 8:30 pm) and evenings (Friday - Sunday). To volunteer, sign up at www.comfest.com
- Mayor's Twilight Ride 2013
Friday, July 12th 2013Come support the Mayor's Twilight Ride by volunteering with Pedal Instead! The ride starts at COSI at 6:30 on Friday, July 12th. We'll be babysitting bikes while participants register, and after the ride while the cyclists take in the sounds of Rhythm on the River. To sign up for volunteer shifts, click the title of this event and open shifts will magically appear.
- Bike the C-Bus 2013
Saturday, August 31st 2013Pedal Instead is back at Bike the C-Bus! (Why not volunteer?) Let us babysit your bike before the event while you pick up materials or after you ride while you enjoy the food trucks. The bike corral will be in a new location at Garfield and Long giving us much more space for all the bikes! YOU should definitely be there (volunteering)! Bike the C-Bus is always a fun ride, with multiple stops along the 30 mile route. Volunteers working a four hour shift get a FREE t-shirt and FREE lunch for registering at the Bike the C-Bus website. Go here: http://bikethecbus.com/register/ and register as a Bike the C-Bus volunteer.