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14901 N. Pennsylvania Ave. Unit 1A
Oklahoma City, OK 73134-6078 okla.bicycling.coalition@gmail.com
www.BikeOK.org
To promote bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation and a bicycle-friendly Oklahoma through advocacy and education.
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2019 Oklahoma Bike Summit   
October 25 and 26, 2019


Collaboration of BikeOklahoma and Oklahoma Bike Summit Inc. - a success story

The first Oklahoma Bike Summit was held in November 201. Subsequent Summits have been held in 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2018.

In January 2019, BikeOklahoma and Oklahoma Bike Summit formed a formal partnership whereas these two organizations would collaborate to put on future Summits. Starting with the 2019 Oklahoma Bike Summit, BikeOklahoma is proud to again host the Oklahoma Bike Summit.  Click HERE for more details.

Friday Sessions

These sessions will be held at the Oklahoma Department of Transportation.
Session details may change.

8:30 - 9:00 Opening Remarks - Top 10 Reasons to Bike Oklahoma
9:00 - 9:45 Top Ten Ways to Embrace Active Transportation in a Car World
10:00-11:00 How to Be In the Top 10 Bicycle Friendly States
11:15-12:00 Top Ten Myths About Railtrails and How to Overcome Them
12:00-12:45 Top Ten Goals for ODOT to Improve Bike Safety and Facilities
1:00-1:45 Bike ride around OKC/Capital
2:00-3:00 Recap of Ride and How to Fix Problem
3:15-4:15 Table Exercises - Finding solutions for your community




Saturday Sessions

These sessions will be held at the Devon Boathouse in OKC 
Session details may change. 

 

 

Bike Riders

Advocates

9:00 – 10:00

Top 10 Bike Maintenance practices

With hands on inner-tube replacement

Bike Advocacy: How to raise Oklahoma to be a Top 10 cycling state.

10:10 -

11:05

10 great Places to Ride in our region

10 steps to gaining Influence with your local and state government.

11:15 – 12:10

Top 10 reasons to get into Mountain biking, gravel riding, and trail building

Top 10 Advantages of implementing Complete streets in your town

 

12:15 – 1:30

Lunch,

ODOT Update, networking

 

1:30 – 3:00

Table Focus Groups: - attendees can “drop in” on a table to join in the discussions

  • New rider – gaining confidence on the streets and trails
  • State Bike Calendar Coordination
  • Health benefits of cycling
  • Starting a youth “Bike Club”
  • Applying for Bicycle Friendly Community, Business, University
  • Best practices to promote a trail based business.
  • Meet your congressmen, council member.
  • And other topics that someone wants to raise on the spot

 

3:15 – 5:00

Rails to Trails

  • History of Oklahoma’s Rails to Trails suppression
  • Example of how rails to trails could work: a study of Missouri
  • Learn how advocates can change the current Oklahoma Rails to Trails culture – a call to action

 

 

 

The cost

The cost for the Friday sessions - t.b.d.
The cost for the Saturday sessions - $25. Includes T-shirt and Lunch.

How to register

Registration will open August 1, 2019 
At that time a link will be added to this page to get to the registration page.