Steeple Chase
Dec
16
10:00 AM10:00

Steeple Chase

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, Hanukkah and Winter Solstice! Visit Gables' most beautiful houses of worship with special guest David Rifkind, Associate Professor of Architecture and Chair of FIU Landscape Architecture + Environmental and Urban Design. This holiday season, join us in celebrating our City's religious and architectural diversity! Feeling the spirit? Decorate your bike with holiday flair!

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Healthy Start!
Jan
20
10:00 AM10:00

Healthy Start!

Start the New Year off right with special guest Maria Fleites, fitness instructor for City of Coral Gables Parks & Recreation. This tour will take us to some of our favorite City Parks where we will be led in guided exercise to stretch and tone our 2019 bodies!  All levels are welcomed and encouraged to attend!

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Simply DeGarmo
Feb
17
10:00 AM10:00

Simply DeGarmo

Often called "Miami's Favorite Architect," Walter DeGarmo was the first registered architect in the Miami area and highly instrumental in adapting the Mission Revival and Mediterranean styles to the South Florida climate. Join us on an architectural journey through time and place as we visit landmark structures designed by Mr. DeGarmo and trace the progression of his architectural portfolio. Led by Coral Gables history buff Brett Gillis!

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Give Miami Day 2018
Nov
15
12:00 AM00:00

Give Miami Day 2018

On Thursday, November 15, Bike Walk Coral Gables will be participating in Give Miami Day 2018 to raise funds to further expand our reach in our community. Let us know that you support our efforts in bicycle and pedestrian safety by donating to our cause on November 15.

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South Dade Bike Trails
Sep
16
10:00 AM10:00

South Dade Bike Trails

  • Larry and Penny Thompson Memorial Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for a special ride in South Miami-Dade, where there is always #MoreToExplore, to learn about their extensive trails network. Joined by County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, who represents the “Bike District,” the ride will show us ways in which the Gables can be more cycling friendly. This tour will start and end at Larry and Penny Thompson Memorial Park located at 12451 SW 184th Street.

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Tree Canopy Tour
Aug
19
10:00 AM10:00

Tree Canopy Tour

Coral Gables is an official Arbor City USA! Discover the incredible variety of tree species that help provide shade on hot summer days. Kiki Mutis, environmental science educator, will help identify plant species, teach us about their cool characteristics, and remind us of their many benefits.

This ride is family friendly!

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Coral ROCKS! Gables Bike Tour
Jul
15
10:00 AM10:00

Coral ROCKS! Gables Bike Tour

You’ve seen them - those incredibly charming coral rock homes! They dot the residential landscape of Coral Gables (and Greater Miami) reminding us of a simpler time. Christine Rupp, director of Dade Heritage Trust, will lead this guided tour down shady tree-lined streets to see this cute collection of historic homes. This tour's last stop will be the birthplace of coral rocks - Venetian Pool. So, bring your bathing suit if you're feeling like some summer fun! This ride is family friendly!

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Dreamer of Dreams
Jun
17
10:00 AM10:00

Dreamer of Dreams

Join us for a special Father's Day tour to celebrate the life work of city founder, George Merrick, in developing Coral Gables. Visit his family's plantation, the cottage he built for his wife, the Merricks' final home in the Gables, and his favorite building built in the Gables. The story of Coral Gables and the Merricks is one of hopes and dreams, hard work and dedication, ups and downs, and, ultimately, the creation of the City Beautiful. Led by Coral Gables history buff Brett Gillis!

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Simply DeGarmo
May
20
10:00 AM10:00

Simply DeGarmo

Often called "Miami's Favorite Architect," Walter DeGarmo was the first registered architect in the Miami area and highly instrumental in adapting the Mission Revival and Mediterranean styles to the South Florida climate. Join us on an architectural journey through time and place as we visit landmark structures designed by Mr. DeGarmo and trace the progression of his architectural portfolio. Led by Coral Gables history buff Brett Gillis!

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Bike & BBQ - Powered by ofo
Apr
29
10:00 AM10:00

Bike & BBQ - Powered by ofo

Work up an appetite on this group ride from the Coral Gables Museum through our lush city streets to Matheson Hammock Park, a 1930s New Deal development that remains as Coral Gables’ largest public park. Enjoy the historic coral rock buildings, nature trails, and picnic pavilions and be rewarded with delicious grilled hotdogs and burgers (included with tour price). This long 12-mile ride is not recommended for children under 10 years old.
 

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Bike to Work Day
Mar
2
7:00 AM07:00

Bike to Work Day

Trade 4 wheels for 2 - and enjoy your commute for once!

Try commuting by bike for just one day and join the growing trend to be healthier, save money, and avoid traffic congestion. Bike Walk Coral Gables is partnering with the City of Coral Gables and the Coral Gables Museum to change your mode of transportation for one day, Friday, March 2. 

Stop by the Coral Gables Museum Plaza for a free continental breakfast and giveaways! 

Don't want to try it alone? One or more of our trained bike leaders can meet you and ride with you to the event. Contact us to sign up. 

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Think Fink!
Jul
16
10:00 AM10:00

Think Fink!

Learn about the impact of Coral Gables’ most important artist, Denmark Fink. As the first Artistic Advisor to the 1920’s planned community, Fink made an imprint all over the City Beautiful.   First, discover the new exhibit “The Life and Art of Denmark Fink,” then ride to explore his entrances, plazas, and spring-fed Venetian Pool, and end with an air-conditioned stop at UM Special Collections to see rarely-seen original artwork by Fink. Led by Coral Gables history buff Brett Gillis!

Presented in partnership with the Coral Gables Museum and powered by Whole Foods Market. Bike rentals and helmets (required for children under 16) are available at No Boundaries (305-444-3206), conveniently located across the street from the Museum at 220 Aragon Avenue. Approximately 2 hrs.

$10; $5 for members of Bike Walk Coral Gables or Coral Gables Museum and children under 12

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Bike Through Bahamian History
Jun
18
10:00 AM10:00

Bike Through Bahamian History

Celebrate Father’s Day on two wheels as we explore the crucial role that Bahamian settlers had in the creation of Coral Gables and Coconut Grove. Learn about the history of the Bahamian immigrants in the MacFarlane Homestead Historic District and discover the beginnings of the neighborhood and the stories each building has to offer. 

Presented in partnership with the Coral Gables Museum and powered by Whole Foods Market. Bike rentals and helmets (required for children under 16) are available at No Boundaries (305-444-3206), conveniently located across the street from the Museum at 220 Aragon Avenue. Approximately 2 hrs.

$10; $5 for members of Bike Walk Coral Gables or Coral Gables Museum and children under 12

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Leading Ladies
May
21
10:00 AM10:00

Leading Ladies

Enjoy another Sunday with Mom, and take a ride together through women’s history! From the earliest days of Coral Gables, women have played a prominent role in shaping the community, including establishing many of our community institutions. This bike ride is open to all ages and genders. 

Presented in partnership with the Coral Gables Museum and powered by Whole Foods Market. Bike rentals and helmets (required for children under 16) are available at No Boundaries (305-444-3206), conveniently located across the street from the Museum at 220 Aragon Avenue. Approximately 2 hrs.

$10; $5 for members of Bike Walk Coral Gables or Coral Gables Museum and children under 12

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#MiamiWalks Downtown Walking Tour
May
6
11:00 AM11:00

#MiamiWalks Downtown Walking Tour

Stroll through the bustling business district of Coral Gables. This thriving area began in the 1920s. Did you know the Colonnade Hotel was once the Coral Gables Sales Center? Or that electric trolleys once connected downtown Coral Gables to downtown Miami? Visit historic Mediterranean Revival buildings, including a former Ford dealership, outdoor theater, and riding club. Newer additions to the cityscape help tell the complete downtown story. 

#MiamiWalks are part of a global movement of free, citizen-led walking tours inspired by urbanist Jane Jacobs - Be part of the walking movement for better cities. 

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Fifth Annual Bike & BBQ
Apr
23
10:00 AM10:00

Fifth Annual Bike & BBQ

UHealth & the Lennar Foundation Medical Center presents the 5th Annual Bike & BBQ. Work up an appetite on this group ride from the Gables Museum through our lush city streets to Matheson Hammock Park, a 1930s New Deal development that remains as Coral Gables’ largest public park. Enjoy the historic coral rock buildings, nature trails and picnic pavilions where we will reward ourselves with delicious grilled hotdogs and burgers (included with tour price). This is a long ride - 12 miles! Because of the length of this ride, it is not recommended for children under 10 years old.

Presented in partnership with the Coral Gables Museum and powered by Whole Foods Market. Bike rentals and helmets (required for children under 16) are available at No Boundaries (305-444-3206), conveniently located across the street from the Museum at 220 Aragon Avenue. Approximately 2 hrs.

$10; $5 for members of Bike Walk Coral Gables or Coral Gables Museum and children under 12

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Plan Z
Mar
19
10:00 AM10:00

Plan Z

Meet architect Bernard Zyscovich, and learn about Plan Z, his proposal to convert Rickenbacker Causeway into Rickenbacker Park. Then ride to Alice Wainwright Park to view the causeway and experience its stunning views.  By reprogramming, re-imagining and expanding the capabilities of an existing structure and system in the city, Plan Z seeks think more resourcefully about the untapped potential in existing urban landscapes. Because of the length of this ride, it is not recommended for children under 10 years old.

Presented in partnership with the Coral Gables Museum. Bike rentals and helmets (required for children under 16) are available at No Boundaries (305-444-3206), conveniently located across the street from the Museum at 220 Aragon Avenue. Approximately 2 hrs.

$10; $5 for Museum members and children under 12

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Bike to Work Day
Mar
3
7:30 AM07:30

Bike to Work Day

Try commuting by bike for just one day and join the growing trend to be healthier, save money, and avoid traffic congestion. Bike Walk Coral Gables is partnering with the City of Coral Gables, Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, Coral Gables Museum and BIKE305 to change your mode of transportation for one day, Friday, March 3. 

Don't want to try it alone? One or more of our trained bike leaders can meet you and ride with you to the event. Signup now to join one of our FREE group rides here

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