Bike Events

Ride Your Bike to Campus Days

Meet other cyclists, register your bike, and get a free bike tune-up at one of Columbia’s Ride Your Bike to Campus Day events. These events are held on the Morningside and Medical Center campuses once per semester. They include:

  • Free bike registration with CU Public Safety and the NYPD
  • Free bike tune-ups with registration
  • Discounted bike locks and accessories

Velocity: Columbia’s Ride to End Cancer

Ride your bike for a cause! Velocity is Columbia’s annual ride to end cancer, which occurs each fall. Participants choose from four distances that each end in Washington Heights. Free transportation and bike carrying services are available. Learn more and sign up at

Bike NY Events

A variety of large and small-scale bike ride events are offered through Bike NY. Proceeds from Bike NY events fund their free bike education programs throughout the city year-round.