Bloomfield Bike Fest

Sunday May 1, 2016

Time: 11:00am – 4pm

Location: Wright’s Field, Bloomfield NJ

THIS EVENT IS RAIN OR SHINE!

Activities:

  • Kids bicycle races (age 11 & under)
  • Cycling safety clinics
  • Parent’s on Kids bikes race
  • Obstacle Course
  • Bike mechanic(s)
  • Antique Bike Presentation
  • NJ cycling information tables
  • Bikes on display
  • Free give-a-ways
  • Raffles
  • Music
  • Food
  • Much more!

Helmets are required to participate in any activities.
Need a helmet?
We may be able to help, email muddybike@hotmail.com

Kids Races!

We will be holding kids races from 11:30 – 3pm by age. The race course will be run entirely on grass and the tinder walking path. The edges of the course will be marked with event stakes that hold yellow ‘caution’ tape, similar to a cyclocross course. The course will be very flat, and will have turns of varying sharpness. The entire race course will be visible to all spectators – the riders never leave the spectators’ line of sight.

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Register Now!

Want to participate, but don’t have a bicycle? No problem! Email me at muddybike@hotmail.com and we’ll get you set up with a FREE borrowed bike!

Children MUST wear helmets to participate in any event. If you do not have a helmet, but would like to participate, please contact muddybike@hotmail.com

Additional information…The race entry fee is used to cover the cost of the insurance to hold this event. Any proceeds beyond the out of pocket costs will go towards the Watsessing Elementary Beautification Project.

!! Please note that the Berkley Ave. bridge is under construction, use Newark Ave. or Mill St. to reach the Baldwin St. Parking lot. Alternatively, you can park on Montgomery St. and use the walking bridge to reach the park.

Want to Volunteer? Email muddybike@hotmail.com

Would you like to help sponsor this event? Contact muddybike@hotmail.com

Register to Race

The Schedule:

(subject to change)

11am – Bicycle mechanic open for bike inspections

11am – Race Course open for pre-riding

11am – Bike shop & informational tents open
(pamphlets & information about area cycling groups, cycling organizations, and other bike related events)

11am – 4pm – Flat obstacle course is open for riding

12:30 – Cycling Safety clinic (Bloomfield police Department)

RACES!

11:40 –  Race for kids up to 6 years old.
11:50  – Race for 7 year olds
12:00 – Adults on kids bike race – 24″ wheel or smaller
12:10 – Awards for the younger classes
12:20 – Girls Race
12:30 – Safety clinic provided by the police department
1:00 – Race for 8 year olds
1:15 – Race for 9 year olds
1:30 –  Race for 10 year olds
1:45 – Race for 11 year olds
2:00 – Awards for older classes

 

All children will receive a participation award. Top 3 finishers will receive something special! Adult on kids bike winner gets bragging rights.

Register to Race


What type of bike can my child use?

Any type! Balance bikes, mountain bikes, bmx, hybrids, tricycles, big wheels, training wheels, any size, any color! If a child can ride it, they can use it!

Parents – you are welcome to run alongside or behind your child during the race. Just be aware of other racers and be sure to allow them to pass if they need to.

There is a $10 entry fee for each racer, parents will need to sign a waiver for their racers at registration.

A parent or guardian MUST be present during this event.

 

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Bike Fest T-Shirts!

Bike Fest t-shirts are available for purchase!
Only $12 while supplies last! Email Kristine at muddybike@hotmail.com for ordering details.
Youth sizes:  Small, Medium & Large only.

Pre-order yours today, or pick one up at the Bike Fest! (Limited supply available, so order early!)

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Sponsors

A big thank you to our event sponsors! We couldn’t hold this event without their support.

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Jack’s Super Food Town

 

Bloomfield Stop & Shop

Montclair YMCA

 

Micheal Lefkowitz

 

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Questions? email muddybike@hotmail.com