Thanks to everyone for making this year’s Pedalista! a success. We braved the crazy spring winds and still had a blast in the park! Ben’s wood-fired pizza made the day!
The Bike Works, Silver City’s nonprofit community bike shop, is back with the third annual Pedalista!, a family fun event that focuses on the fun and joy of bicycling. On Saturday, April 26th from 11am-4pm, Gough Park will be full of all-ages games and activities utilizing bike parts. This fundraiser to support the programs of The Bike Works. Great food and a raffle ticket for a chance to win bikes and prizes are included with admission. The event also marks The Bike Works’ Sixth year anniversary of operating the community bicycle workshop in the Recreation Center Annex on 10th St.
Activities and games include the mini-bike race, the paperboy challenge, the rim roll, the human slingshot, a scavenger hunt, the commuter challenge, human wheelbarrows, pedal go-karts, plus much more. “Our goal for this event is simply to have a great time in the park, celebrating the bicycle and all it offers us; physically, socially, financially, and environmentally. We wanted to add to the energy generated by The Tour of the Gila, but bring out a whole different aspect of the bike”, says Dave Baker, Executive Director of The Bike Works.
The Bike Works is a community supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works to make bicycles accessible to everyone. Operating a community bicycle workshop, The Bike Works staff teaches bike mechanics through a hands-on learning experience while bringing donated bicycles back to life. Programs include the Earn-A-Bike Program, Weekly Guided Bike Rides, the DIY Repair Workshop, Affordable Quality Reconditioned Bikes for Sale, and a new Recycled Bike Art & Utility Program. Programs are free and open to the public, but donations are always gladly accepted.
Additional information is available by calling our shop at (575)388-1444(575)388-1444.
The Bike Works
815 E. 10th St.