5th Annual


September 15 - 18, 2016

September 15 - 18, 2016

Salida, Colorado

Salida Bike Festival is a 4 day festival celebrating bicycles of all kinds!

Various groups in Salida have teamed up to create and promote unique and fun bike events throughout the week. Free group rides, bike films, a chainless race, a bike parade, the Banana Belt Mountain Bike Race, the 18th Annual Monarch Crest Crank and free live music in Riverside Park – plus much more!

The following schedule may change. Please check back for updates.

Events at a Glance

Thursday, September 15

9:00 A.M. -- BAM (Bicycle in the A.M.), Ride sponsored by the Salida Cycling Club, Meet at Absolute Bikes

6:00 P.M. -- Ladies Mountain Bike Ride, Organized by Absolute Bikes, Meet at the Caboose

7:30 P.M. -- Special Bike Week Travelogue, Sponsored by Salida Recreation, at SteamPlant Theater (Doors open 7 p.m.)

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crest biking

Friday, September 16

9:00 A.M. -  12:00 P.M. - Traveling Vintage Bike Museum! Sponsored by Salida Recreation, at Riverside Park

4:30 P.M. - Chainless Race, Organized by Salida High School Mountain Bike Team, Register at the Caboose

7:00 P.M. Pee-wee Herman's Big Adventure Movie, Sponsored by Salida Recreation, at SteamPlant Theater

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Saturday, September 17

9:30 A.M. Bike Decorating for Bike Parade at Alpine Park

9:45 A.M. Race day registration begins for Banana Belt Race at Riverside Park

10:30 A.M. All ages & bikes welcome in Bike Parade from Alpine Park to Riverside Park

11:00 A.M. Banana Belt Mountain Bike Race, start at F street bridge

11:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M. Bike Swap at the Scout Hut

1:00 P.M. Banana Belt After Party, open to the public with music & refreshments, presented by Subculture Cyclery, at Riverside Park

5:00-8:00 P.M. Monarch Crest Crank Registration at Salida Bike Company

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Sunday, September 18

8:00 A.M. Monarch Crest Crank Ride, Benefiting AADA

8:30 A.M. Pastry Ride, pastries afterward at Steamplant patio, meet at Absolute Bikes

12:00 Noon - 5:00 P.M. Crest Crank After Party, open to public with live music & refreshments, presented by Salida Bike Company, at Riverside Park

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