Businesses challenged in join in bike month event

Businesses and organizations can join in the fall edition of an event encouraging Mesa County residents to bicycle not only for transportation, but also fun and fitness.

Grand Valley Bike Month in September will include a challenge in which businesses and organizations try bike commuting anytime during the week of Sept. 19 and 25. 

Participants with the highest proportion of participation will receive a traveling trophy to display in their workplaces for a year.

Bike to Work Day is set for Sept. 22 and will include free breakfasts served from 7 to 10 a.m. at three locations across the Grand Valley: Grand Junction City Hall, 250 N. Fifth St.; Octopus Coffee,759 Horizon Drive in Grand Junction; and the outdoor dining area on North Mulberry Street in Fruita.

Grand Valley Bike Month also will include a ride challenge, photo contest and group rides.

For more information about Grand Valley Bike Month log on to or follow Mobile Mesa County on Facebook and Instagram.