Redmond residents Nicole (left) and daughter Clara, 8 seen at the 2019 Bike Bash on May 17. This is their fourth year attending the event. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond residents Nicole (left) and daughter Clara, 8 seen at the 2019 Bike Bash on May 17. This is their fourth year attending the event. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond celebrates Bike Bash

The eighth annual event took place on May 17.

Community members gathered on May 17 for Redmond’s annual Bike Bash.

In its eighth year, Bike Bash celebrated bicyclists and bicycling.

Redmond resident Nicole Jackson said this is the fourth year she attended the event. She was ready to cycle through the trail with her 8-year-old daughter Clara and others.

“It’s a good scene, good music, and everybody is out and about,” Jackson said.

The bash included bike skills clinics presented by local bike shops with topics including basic bike maintenance, e-bike basics, how to fix a flat tire and more. The Redmond Police Department had bike helmets for sale and children rode their bikes at the Kid’s Bike Rodeo and Kids to Parks Day, at Downtown Park.

Youngsters Tanvika, 4 of Renton and Diya, 5 of Bellevue were seen cycling back from the rodeo and said they had “so much fun” riding their bikes around the kid-friendly “streets.”

Bike Bash is a collaboration between the city of Redmond’s Parks and Recreation department and Go Redmond.

The Redmond Police Department selling helmets for adult and children at Bike Bash on May 17. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

The Redmond Police Department selling helmets for adult and children at Bike Bash on May 17. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond Police Department volunteer assures a helmet on a customer on May 17. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Redmond Police Department volunteer assures a helmet on a customer on May 17. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Tanvika (left), 4 of Renton and Diya, 5 of Bellevue said they had fun at the Bike Rodeo on May 17. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

Tanvika (left), 4 of Renton and Diya, 5 of Bellevue said they had fun at the Bike Rodeo on May 17. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

The eighth annual Bike Bash took place at the Redmond Central Connector on May 17. Activities included music, food trucks, bike shops, bike skills clinics and more. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

The eighth annual Bike Bash took place at the Redmond Central Connector on May 17. Activities included music, food trucks, bike shops, bike skills clinics and more. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

The beer and wine garden served local beer and wine including a speciality “bike” cocktail on May 17. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

The beer and wine garden served local beer and wine including a speciality “bike” cocktail on May 17. Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo

New riders and experienced bike commuters learning from local bike shops at the skills clinics during Bike Bash on May 17. Courtesy photo of Go Redmond Facebook.

New riders and experienced bike commuters learning from local bike shops at the skills clinics during Bike Bash on May 17. Courtesy photo of Go Redmond Facebook.

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