Thank You for Being Part of the Montana Bicycle Celebration

August 3, 2016

Cyclists leave Travelers’ Rest State Park with their bikes decorated with cardboard horse cutouts after the Bitterroot Trail ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Thank you for making the Montana Bicycle Celebration a success. We enjoyed celebrating the 40th anniversary of Bikecentennial and bicycle travel with people from all over the United States and the world. Here are some highlights from the weekend. 

Bonnie Leifer and Mary “Lindy” Lindemann (TAWK613 - The Loose Nuts) pause during their ride on the Bitterroot Trail.
Nicholas Carman and Lael Wilcox at the Friday reception outside the UC Ballroom.
Mark Baker sings “This Land is Your Land” along with speakers Erick Cedeno, Willie Weir, former Board President Carol York and current Board President Wally Werner.
A group of Bikecentennial friends enjoy dinner at the Saturday banquet at the Holiday Inn Downtown.
Cyclists enjoy the new Missoula-to-Lolo section of the Bitterroot Trail.

We’ve been receiving photos from the Montana Bicycle Celebration and hope to get more over the next few weeks. Take a look at what we have so far, below (and on this Flickr album), and if you have photos you’d like to share, submit them here. Keep checking back as this album grows.

Photo 1 by Tom Robertson | Photos 2, 4 & 6 by Bob Norbie | Photos 3 & 8 by Dreux DeMack | Photo 5 by Ethel MacDonald | Photo 7 by Cindy Smetak.


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Adventure Cycling celebrated its 40th anniversary all year with National Bike Travel Weekend, the Montana Bicycle Celebration, and Bike Your Park Day. Look for National Bike Travel Weekend and Bike Your Park Day in 2017. Thank you to the 40th anniversary sponsors: Raleigh BicyclesMontana Department of CommerceSalsa CyclesAdvocate CyclesBlue Cross Blue Shield of MontanaPrimal WearVisit MississippiVisit IdahoTravel OregonOsprey PacksExperience Plus!Destination Missoula and Missoulian.

Find out more about Adventure Cycling’s generous sponsors.



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