Pedal Perks

Pedal Perks is a yearlong bicycle commuter incentive program that promotes active transportation as a way of integrating wellness and sustainability into our every day lives. When we change our habits to relying on our bodies for transportation, we decrease our carbon footprint while increasing our physical fitness and improving our overall health and wellbeing.

Pedal Perks is a way to help you maintain a regular bicycle commute by rewarding you every month for your rides. You will also rewarded for being an active cyclist when you attend educational workshops, clinics, and events that will help keep you pedaling all year long.

 UPCOMING EVENTS 

 

Colorado Bike Month: June

Celebrating biking this month with fellow cyclists across the state and country! All rides will earn DOUBLE POINTS!

Starlight Spectacular: June 20th

Join the UCCS team for this night time bike ride from Garden of the Gods through Colorado Springs and Old Colorado City! Team meet up will be at the entrance to Rock Ledge Ranch parking area for a free pre-ride tailgate BBQ (7-9 PM) before heading up to partake in the festivities! All riders will receive free bike lights with a special prize for the best Pirate costume. Wear any UCCS apparal to help show school spirit! For more information and to register for the team "UCCS" go here. This event is hosted by Colorado Springs Mountain Metro Transit.

Bike to Work Day: June 24th

Whether you've logged hundreds of miles or none, ride with your fellow colleagues on this special day for fun and prizes! Meet at UCCS at 6 AM for a group ride to Acacia Park for breakfast from 6:30-7:30 AM then ride back to UCCS. Bikes available for rent for free; must coordinate with the S.O.L.E. Center for pickup on Tuesday, June 23rd. For more info and to register for free breakfast go here. All proceeds benefit the Trails and Open Spaces Coalition.

Questions, comments, concerns? Contact Andrea Hassler at ahassler@uccs.edu, x7508, or the Sustainability Office at x3089

This program is funded by Kaiser Permanente, UCCS Parking and Transportation Sustiainable Transportation Fund and Campus Recreation with support from the Office of Sustainability and Department of Health Sciences.

 

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