The Atlanta Cycling Festival
Your Ability, Your bike, Your Atlanta - Discover Your Bike Story

Category: “Acf-2019”

2019 Atlanta Cycling Festival Dates Announced!

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The 2019 Atlanta Cycling Festival will be Saturday May 11 – Friday May 17

Our 2019 Theme!

Your Ability, your bike, your Atlanta - Discover Your Bike Story

Biking means many things to many people, whether you are a serious roadie, a committed commuter, enjoy the occasional sunny day ride, or all of the above. Your bike story is how you came to love being on a bike, in whatever way you choose. We want to help remind you of your bike story, reconnect you with your bike story, or perhaps introduce you to a new bike story, while at the same time connecting you to this amazing city!

That is what this year’s theme is about. No matter your ability and no matter the bike, we want to create a space for you to explore and connect with Atlanta and with other bikers.

So get behind those handlebars and get ready for May!

We Are Excited About May!

Like last year’s festival, May was chosen for the weather, and because it went so well last time!

There Will Be Stellar New Events and the Return of the Classics!

We are working hard to make this year even better than the last (which is no small task) and that means knowing what classics to keep, and when to strike out and explore something new. Great rides like the Espresso Ride, the Intercontinental Fancy Cocktail Ride, Queer Ride, and The One Ride will be on the calendar!

But wait, there’s more…

While the oldies are definitely goldies, we are excited to bring new events to the 2019 Festival! Look for events such as the Westside Beltline tour, MTB Atlanta/REI Bike Park, 99% Ride, the Shimano STEPS Ebike ride, and the largest and loudest closing bash yet featuring a full concert to be located at Quarry Yards! This is just the tip of the iceberg and we will be bringing other amazing rides and events to you soon!

Interested in hosting a ride or event? Fill out our ride info form here.

Bikepacking Extravaganza!

Last year’s Bikepacking Trip was moved to Fall due to pesky weather conditions, but it turns out doing it in the Fall was amazing! Therefore we are excited to say that the 2019 ACF Bikepacking Trip will take place this Fall of instead of Spring. And if you don’t know what this awesome event is, then keep your eyes peeled and stay updated because you won’t want to miss it!

The Power that Moves the Pedals - Spectacular Volunteers

The Atlanta Cycling Festival has been amazingly lucky to have such wonderful volunteers since its creation and we are grateful for it. They help to make ACF a fun, safe, and welcoming place for all, and this year our volunteer team will be working hard to make the ACF experience the best it can be.

Interested in Volunteering with the 2019 ACF? Sign up to volunteer here!

Sponsorship is Now Open

Making the most amazing bike festival in Atlanta a reality is tons of fun, but all that delicious Eventide beer, permitting and food doesn’t come cheap. ACF has had the honor of being supported by long time partners and sponsors who help make all this possible. We would love your support in helping us to make ACF 2019 the best year yet!

Won’t you help us in making the 2019 ACF a reality? Here’s all the 2019 Sponsorship Information.

That’s it for now and we can’t wait to see you May 11 – 17!

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Relay Bike Share is the City of Atlanta’s bike share operator. With 500 “smart bikes” and over 70 stations across the city, Relay seeks to be a healthy and enjoyable transportation solution.

Whether you are an occasional user enjoying some of Atlanta’s beautiful bike paths, or using the system to close a gap on your daily commute…Relay Bike Share is there for you! During ACF 2019, Relay will have "virtual hubs" at all of our parties and restaurant partners during the week! Need a bike during ACF? No prob - Get a Relay and use the promo code "ACF2019" for a special discount.