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Buffalo Bike Classic jersey, yellow and black.

Buffalo Bicycle Classic 2022

Aug. 22, 2022

Since 2003, the Buffalo Bicycle Classic has raised $3.4 million dollars in scholarships for CU students. There is still time to register for the event, which includes nine route options and a virtual ride! Use code CHANGELIVES for $15 off registration (valid through 9/1/2022).

Shoppers browse the selection of used bikes at a previous Bike Fest.

Bike Fest 2022 (Used Bike Sale!)

Aug. 22, 2022

CU's annual bike fest is almost here! Come celebrate bikes on Thursday, Sept. 1, from 2:00-6:00 pm at Farrand Field and enjoy free food, music, and games. Chat with local bike-related businesses and bike advocacy groups, and if you are on the hunt for a bike to buy, get there early to scope out the annual used bike sale!

Students browse CU's annual used bike sale.

Bike Fest 2022 Date Announced

July 18, 2022

It’s official–CU Bike Fest returns on September 1st, 2022 from 2-7 p.m. Stop by Farrand field to enjoy some free food, shirts, music, and exciting games! The event will wrap up with CU’s annual used bike sale.

Buffalo Bike Classic jersey, yellow and black.

Buffalo Bicycle Classic Pedals Toward Its 20th Anniversary This September

May 5, 2022

Registration is open for the largest scholarship fundraising event in Colorado. The annual event has grown to include nine different routes (and one virtual route)—from short cruises to epic gravel rides—and remains focused on the real prize: student scholarships. Come support the academic efforts of high-achieving CU Boulder students on September 11, 2022!

Ravin, CU student and one millionth BCycle rider, poses with his prize package.

One Million Rides!

March 15, 2022

Convenience and flexibility. Ravin, CU student and one millionth B-Cycle rider, cited these factors in explaining why he uses the bike share program frequently. As the one millionth B-Cycle rider, Ravin received a prize package prepared by CU's Environmental Center. The package included fun items like Pit Viper shades, a Mountain Smith soft-sided cooler, a bike shaped pizza cutter, and more. Next up: two million rides!

Digital art of polar bear, hare, fox, and bird celebrating Winter Bike to Work Day in a snowy neighborhood.

Winter Bike To Work Day 2022

Feb. 4, 2022

Feb 11th, 2022! Join cyclists around the world braving the elements and riding to work, and grab a free breakfast at a bike station on your way. CU will be hosting a breakfast station on the south side of the UMC. The Environmental Center will be handing out breakfast burritos, gluten-free vegan cookies, and some fun bike program swag. Click on the article for links!

Two bike mechanics perform maintenance on bikes.

Helping Out: Louisville Cyclery

Feb. 4, 2022

CU recently partnered with a local bike shop, Louisville Cyclery, to help provide those affected by the Marshall Fire with bikes. Click on the article to find out how you can help and more.

Bike mechanic fixes a student's bike at the UMC bike station.

Bike Station Hours (Winter 2021)

Nov. 18, 2021

Because bike mechanics work outdoors with their hands, cold weather makes it difficult to provide quality service. As such, campus bike stations are often closed during the winter. Please check the ECenter’s website for daily updates on bike station status.

Riders undock bicycles from a BCycle station.

BCycle Ridership (2021)

Oct. 20, 2021

BCycle ridership is going through the roof! Did you know that the number of trips taken on BCycle bikes between the start of school (Aug 18th) and the 1st day of October has tripled year over year since 2019?! In 2019, ~3,500 riders took 23,218 trips. This year, in large part due to CU student ridership, the number of trips have jumped to 68,292 by more than 9,800 riders.

Bike mechanic helps a student at the UMC Bike Station.

Bike Station Hours (Late Fall 2021)

Oct. 19, 2021

Heads up! Bike station hours are likely to change as the weather becomes colder. To stay updated bookmark this link , where you can find info on hours, status, and more.