Join us at Jack London Square for a day of bicycle shenanigans, an amphibious bike race, dare-devil stunts, art bikes, and live music on a pedal-powered stage. Volunteer at Pedalfest for a free t-shirt, lunch, and drink after your shift!
Tell us you’re coming and we’ll send you a schedule and map of Pedalfest attractions to plan your day!
Enjoy pedal-powered food, a pedal powered sound stage featuring live music, dare devil stunts, a kid’s bike rodeo, safety training, and the most amazing collection of bicycles to be seen from vintage and hand built bikes to high-end customs, sturdy commuters and creative art bikes. Free Bike Valet will be available for all visitors!
Join us from 11am to 6pm on Saturday, July 22nd. All proceeds benefit Bike East Bay!
Check out dozens of fabulous attractions at Pedalfest!
Amphibious Bike Race
Watch a spectacular display of land- and sea-worthy bikes as they pedal through Jack London Square and into the Oakland Estuary.
Rock the Bike Pedal-Powered Stage
Hop on a stationary bike and pedal to generate power for Rock the Bike’s off-grid sound stage! Bands include Fito Y Armonia Ritmo, Adrienne Shamzsad and the Pamela Parker Band. Visit the Pedalfest website for the full stage lineup.
Kids Bicycle Parade
Be a part of the Kids Bicycle Parade and help kick-off Pedalfest 2016! Walk Oakland Bike Oakland and the Oakland Public Library will be hosting an awesome decorating station where kids can deck out their bikes with spoke cards, streamers, stickers, and more! Join the decoration station at at 11am. The parade will cruise through Jack London Square at noon.
Electric Bike Test Track
Curious about electric bikes? Visit our E-Bike Test Track, presented by Trek Bicycles of Berkeley, and take a spin! Visit with manufacturers’ reps, see the latest in bike tech and ride a variety of e-bikes, including electric cargo bikes. Find the E-Bike Test Track at the corner of Broadway and Embarcadero. Riders must be 18 years of age.
Bicycle Stunt Shows
Professional stunt riders Zak Maeda and Casey Holm will wow crowds with exciting, two-wheeled stunts showcasing bicycle balancing and agility on obstacles!
Kids Bicycle Rodeo
A team of youth cycling instructors will lead a fun-filled bicycle rodeo for children throughout the day including a bike safety course, skills building lessons and bicycle safety instructions. Bikes and helmets will be provided to participating children, grades 3-6.
Drake’s Brewing Lounge Area
Kick back under the palm trees and enjoy a cold one! All proceeds from Drake’s Brewing will support Bike East Bay.
Builder Peter Wagner brings his cycling creations to Pedalfest! From penny-farthing high wheelers to miniature hand cycles, he has spent years creating an eclectic collection of handmade bicycles built from recycled carparts, trampolines, old bicycles and more!
Bike Punk Carnival Rides
Step right up! Ride pedal-powered carnival rides with the Cyclecide bike punk collective.
Women Bike Area
Stop by any time to chat with our Women Bike Book Club, Women Bike Happy Hour organizers, local bike advocacy leaders, intro to bike camping organizers, and other women, trans and femme leaders and doers. Activities include yoga with Redfrog Athletics, book signing with Elly Blue, and bike maintenance basics with Hard Knox Bikes.
Theft Prevention Photo Booth
Register your bike at the Dolan Law Firm’s Theft Prevention Booth and learn all the best tips for keeping your favorite two-wheeled machine safe. Come take a photo of your bike and get a free listing on BikeIndex.org.
Learn to Unicycle
Local riders will perform unicycle stunts on the main stage and teach you how to balance on one wheel at their learn-to-ride station.
Oakland Public Library Bike Library
The city’s bike powered bookmobile pulls into Pedalfest with cascading bookshelves filled with books for locals to browse and even check out!PedalfestVendor2017-v2.pdf Visit the Pedalfest website