I Bike Derby

Kite & Bike Festival June 4, 2022Gray I Bike Logo

High Park, Derby, Kansas

Pre-Fest 

Bike Safety Check and Minor Repair

The Derby Health Collaborative and the Derby Bike Month Committee have volunteered to check over your bicycle to make sure it’s in good working condition. Minor repairs will be done on site. Tougher repairs may be referred to an area bicycle shop.

Dates   Sunday, May 15

Times:  12 pm - 4 pm

Fee:     FREE, no registration is required.

Location:  Oaklawn Activity Center 

 

Derby Skate Park BMX Challenge

Emery Park BMX is coming to the Derby Skate Park. Emery Park provides competitive BMX racing for boys, girls and adults from ages 3 to 50+.  BMX racing is an individual sport and is designed to build self-confidence and self-esteem in anyone who participates. Come see and learn more about the sport of BMX. 

 Dates/Times:   Sunday, May 22, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Fee:      Free, no registration is required.

Location:  Derby Skate Park 

 “Light the Night” Family Bike Ride

Decorate yourself and your bike and come out for a fun ride on the High Park paths.  Get creative and light up the night with your bike. Decorations must allow participant to ride safely. Bring the whole family, it's FREE. 

Dates/Times:   Friday, June 3, 9:00 p.m.

Fee:     FREE 

Location:  Derby High Park, North Shelter 


Kite and Bike Fest, June 4


Coloring Contest

Join us at the coloring booth and color your best picture. Prizes to the best picture. 


Bike Safety Check and Minor Repair

The Derby Health Collaborative and the Derby Bike Month Committee have volunteered to check over your bicycle to make sure it’s in good working condition. Minor repairs will be done on site. Tougher repairs may be referred to an area bicycle shop.

Times:  Anytime between 11:00 am to 1:00 p.m.

Fee:     FREE, no registration is required. 

Location:  High Park, North End

Bicycle Safety Town and Rodeo 

Safety Town is a replica town with buildings and electronic traffic signals, including an area dedicated to railroad and school bus safety, designed to teach young children valuable pedestrian safety lessons. At the rodeo children learn basic safety precautions of crossing the street, riding a bicycle on the street, the dangers of railroad crossings and how to safely enter and exit a school bus.

Times:  Anytime between 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Fee:     FREE, no registration is required. 

Location:  High Park, North End


The Bicycle Showcase Parade 

Join us for a ragtag gathering of aficionados, collectors, artists and the curious, who want to show their ordinary, unique and crazy variety of bicycles. Bring your ordinary bikes, art bikes, vintage bikes, custom wackadoodle bikes with multiple frames and handlebars, unicycles, recumbents and trikes. Plan to stay at least an hour and join in on the parade around High Park. Feel free to dress up you and/or your bicycle. 

Dates/Times: 1:00 p.m. (Showcase parade to start at 1:30 pm) 

Fee: FREE 

Location:  Derby High Park, North End 


Tour De Derby 

Join us for Tour De Derby. The Derby Mayor will lead this free, self-supported family friendly ride. Riders (and families) can ride as much or as little as they’d like. Choose the family in-park ride, or the 10 mile in town ride.  (In the case of inclement weather, the ride will be cancelled.)

Dates/Times: Departs as group at 2:30 p.m.

Fee: FREE 

Location:  Derby High Park, North End 

 

Kite Fest Kid’s Bicycle Races

Hey kids, bring your bicycle to the Kite Festival and join in on the kids race. Awards will be given to the top 3 in each category. Helmets required.

6th-8th Grade Boys / Girls 3:00 pm      1 mile

4th-5th Grade Boys / Girls 3:15 pm      1 mile 

2nd-3rd Grade Boys / Girls 3:30 pm     .50 mile

K-1st Grade Boys / Girls 3:45 pm        .25 mile

Times: 3:00 p.m.

Fee: FREE 

Location:  Derby High Park, North End

Whether you bike to work or school; ride to save money or time; pump those pedals to preserve your health or the environment; or simply to explore your community, I Derby Bike  is an opportunity to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle and the many reasons we ride. The Derby community has so many great bike paths and places to ride. Dust off your bicycle and get out and enjoy the wind in your face and the freedom that comes with riding, after all it’s healthy, it’s fun, it’s trending.
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Why Bike?  

It’s Healthy 

Bicycling integrates physical activity into our daily lives preventing illness and fostering a healthy community. 

It’s Fun

Biking for transportation or recreation builds brings people together, encourages discovery and fosters community engagement. 

It’s Trending

Biking curbs the carbon footprint, reduces air pollution, cuts parking and gas costs while reducing traffic congestion. 

2021 Light the Night

(photos from The Derby Informer) 

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