Local Events and Initiatives

Bike Carmel, the City of Carmel's bicycle initiative, hosts a number of family and beginner-friendly rides from May through October. Once a month, we have Slow Rolls (Tuesday night) and Family Fun Rides (Saturday mornings) and on Saturday, September 17th, we have the Roundabout Ride with 25-mile and 50 -mile options. Lastly, once a month we host Coffee on the Monon, where we serve coffee and snacks to bicycle commuters. We will post information on these events as we know more, so please regularly visit this page, Bike Carmel's website or our Facebook page for updates.

Below is the list of Bike Carmel events:

  • Coffee on the Monon (May 6th & then the 4th Friday of the month, 6:30am - 9:00 am, June - September)
  • Tuesday Slow Rolls (Monthly, June – August)
  • Family Fun Rides (Monthly, May – August)
  • Bike to School Day (1st Wednesday in May)
  • Bike to Work Day (3rd Friday in May)
  • Roundabout Ride (Saturday, September 17th)
  • Car Free Day (September 22nd)

Non-Bike Carmel Rides:

  • Tour de Thursday Ride, Carmel Pedal (Weekly, Thursday, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, May - August)
  • Tuesday Night Bike Rides, Future Velo, (Weekly, Tuesday, 6:00 pm, Annually) 
  • Central Indiana Bicycle Association (CIBA) has rides scheduled nearly every day of the week. See their website for information.

Carmel All time stats

  • 18 Workplaces
  • 418 People
  • 94 New riders
  • 457,849 Miles
  • 22,699 Rides
  • 34,519 lb CO2
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