Category Archives: Cycling

GLASTONBURY’S BIKE FRIENDLY FACILITY PROGRAM (BFF)

The following is a new release published by the Glastonbury Parks & Recreation Department.  Great news for cyclists in Glastonbury! GLASTONBURY’S BIKE FRIENDLY FACILITY PROGRAM (BFF) Do you have a business or facility and are looking to attract more business and support cycling?  Or are you a cyclist looking to do business in places where […]

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2016 Progress Report

New Trails & Connections Right of Way and funding secured for the Multi-Use Trail from Western Blvd. to House St.. Construction anticipated in 2017 Putnam Bridge Walkway Approach – Design work proceeding, CT DOT working to secure funding Community Outreach Kiwanis Tour of Glastonbury – Silver sponsor of Discover Connecticut Bicycle Tour Bicycle Helmet Donations […]

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Bike Boulevard Scavenger Hunt

This year’s Bike Boulevard Scavenger Hunt was a huge success!  Beautiful autumn weather inspired over 70 riders (mostly families with children of all ages) to scour the cycling friendly roads of Glastonbury in search of the “secret stops” to collect tickets for the prize drawing held at the Applefest.  The grand prize once again was […]

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Discover Tour of Glastonbury

This August, Bike Walk Glastonbury was a Silver Sponsor for the Discover Tour of Glastonbury.  This year’s event had riders enjoying three different routes of 10, 25, and 50 miles.  The ride featured a post-ride BBQ under the big tent with music by The Meadow Brothers.  Nearby the big tent, the event organizers held a […]

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National Bike to Work Day

How much? FREE When? Friday, May 20, 6:30 am to 9:00 am. Where? 331 New London Turnpike, Glastonbury, CT 06033   Celebrate National Bike to Work Day. Drop by for coffee, refreshments, local and state advocacy information, and camaraderie. We will also lead a ride, leaving at 6:45 am, to join the Hartford Bike to […]

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BWG Bike Helmet Donation

Smiling faces were in abundance when BikeWalk Glastonbury presented bike helmets to about 20 youngsters at the Welles Village Community Center this week. Every child left with a helmet in his or her choice of color. The event included a bike safety talk by a Glastonbury police officer and individual helmet fitting by Bicycles East. Youth and Family […]

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Scavenger Hunt Sends riders exploring Bike Friendly Roads of Glastonbury

Dozens of riders of all ages braved the winter-like temperatures and hit the Bicycle Friendly roads in Glastonbury in search of the “secret stops” at the 2nd annual Bike Boulevard Scavenger Hunt.  With a team effort between the GHS Key Club, the Glastonbury Parks and Rec Dept, Bicycles East and of course Bike Walk Glastonbury, the […]

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BIKE BOULEVARD SCAVENGER HUNT

2015 Bike Boulevard Scavenger Hunt! On Sunday, October 18th between 8:00-11:00 a.m., come and explore some of Glastonbury’s bicycle friendly roads and take part in the Bike Boulevard Scavenger Hunt. You’ll be on the look-out for “secret” pit-stops through the local streets to collect tickets to enter into prize drawings. The more “secret” pit-stops you […]

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Glastonbury Named Bicycle Friendly Community

The League of American Bicyclists recently named Glastonbury a Bicycle Friendly Community.  The town earned this recognition based on the work of the town’s Bicycle Advisory Committee, chaired by Director of Health Wendy Mis, in collaboration with multiple town departments and Bike Walk Glastonbury.  The League evaluated the town’s efforts in improving conditions for bicycling […]

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Bike Boulevard Scavenger Hunt a Success

On a blustery fall day dozens of riders of all ages hit the Bicycle Friendly roads in Glastonbury in search of the “secret stops” at the first ever Bike Boulevard Scavenger Hunt.  With a team effort between the GHS Key Club, the Glastonbury Parks and Rec Dept, Bicycles East and of course Bike Walk Glastonbury, […]

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