8th Annual Pedalfest

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 11:00am to 6:00pm Jack London Square

Presented by Bay Area Bicycle Law, John Muir Health | UCSF Health, and Drake’s Brewing Co., Pedalfest is a free celebration of bikes, cycling, food, and family!

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. 

Enjoy pedal-powered food, a pedal-powered sound stage featuring live music, daredevil 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.

The first 1,000 people who RSVP will get a free ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream store in Jack London Square! 

Volunteer at Pedalfest for a free t-shirt, lunch, and drink after your shift!

   Download the Pedalfest Map and program!

 

Pedalfest Happenings

Check out dozens of fabulous attractions at Pedalfest!

Amphibious Bike Race | 12:30PM at the Main Stage on Broadway

Watch a spectacular display of land- and sea-worthy bikes as they pedal through Jack London Square and into the Oakland Estuary at 12:30PM

 

Bicycle Stunt Shows | 11:30AM, 2PM, and 4PM

Professional stunt riders Zak Maeda and Casey Holm will wow crowds with exciting, two-wheeled stunts showcasing bicycle balancing and agility on obstacles!
Casey’s video
Zak’s video

 

Custom Bike Show | All Day, Webster St. Entrance

Check out stretched bikes, lowriders, vintage bikes, custom cruiser and more! Bring your own bike and hang out with your friends!

Application deadline is Friday, July 13. All proceeds benefit Bike East Bay!

 

Whymcycles | All Day, Franklin St. Plaza

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!

 

Learn to Unicycle! | All Day, Franklin St. Plaza

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.

 

Drake’s Brewing Lounge Area | Near Rock the Bike Stage on Webster St.

Kick back under the palm trees and enjoy a cold one! All proceeds from Drake’s Brewing will support Bike East Bay. Beer booths are located on Broadway, Franklin, and Webster plazas.

 

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! Stage lineup:

Hosted by: Justin Ancheta (JAB) & Seneca (Earth Amplified)

 

Kids Bicycle Parade: 1:30PM at the Main Stage on Broadway

Be a part of the Kids Bicycle Parade and help kick-off Pedalfest 2018! Walk Oakland Bike Oakland and the Original Scraper Bike Team 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 11am near the main stage at Broadway and Water St. The parade will cruise through Jack London Square at 1:30pm.

 

Electric Bike Test Track | All Day, Broadway Entrance

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.

 

Kids Bicycle Rodeo | Afternoon, 55 Harrison

A team of youth cycling instructors will lead a fun-filled bicycle rodeo for children at 12-3pm including a bike safety course, skills building lessons and bicycle safety instructions. Bikes and helmets will be provided to participating children, grades 3-6.

 

Perfection On Wheels BMX Stunt Team | 11AM, 1PM, 3PM, and 5PM at 55 Harrison

Enjoy BMX spectacles by Perfection On Wheels’ BMX Stunt Team in front of 55 Harrison. Show Time: 11AM, 1PM, 3PM, and 5PM

Perfection On Wheels Video

 

Theft Prevention Photo Booth | All Day, Broadway Entrance

This fun and informative photo booth will raise awareness for bicycle theft and supply owners with the tools to file a police report in the event their bike is stolen. Cyclists will take a photo of their bicycle and then receive their serial number. Register your bike!

 

Oakland Public Library Bike Library | All Day, Broadway Plaza

The city’s bike-powered bookmobile pulls into Pedalfest with cascading bookshelves! Check out their new zine lending library, BOZO (Bike of Zines, Oakland), and contribute a page to a collaborative zine commemorating Pedalfest. Get signed up for a library card, a copy of their summer reading lists, and score some awesome swag.

 

RSVP and get a free ice cream!