Bike Shorts Film Festival, Blacksburg

Join us for a matinee screening of the 6th Annual Bike Shorts Film Festival at Blacksburg’s famous Lyric Theatre.

At each Bike Shorts screening, the audience will have an opportunity to vote for their favorite film of the night, which will be awarded with the People’s Choice award and a $100 cash prize. Come out to support your favorite film!

Proceeds from each Bike Shorts Film Festival screening go directly to support local bike month activities, our partner venues, and the artists who create the works we screen each year.

Bike Shorts Film Festival, Lynchburg

We’re excited that the 6th Annual Bike Shorts Film Festival’s Lynchburg screening will be held at the Academy Center of the Arts.

Join us at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, May 10th to mix and mingle before the show and chance to meet some of the directors and stars of this and former Bike Shorts.  Enjoy the offerings of the Taco Shark food truck, then see the premiere at 6:30.

At each Bike Shorts screening, the audience will have an opportunity to vote for their favorite film of the night, which will be awarded with the People’s Choice award and a $100 cash prize. Come out to support your favorite film!

Proceeds from each Bike Shorts Film Festival screening go directly to support local bike month activities, our partner venues, and the artists who create the works we screen each year.

Bike Month Sponsorship Opportunities

We’re pleased to be able to offer several sponsorship opportunities for our various Bike Month events this year.  Sponsors get both the benefit of recognition during some of our biggest, most popular events, as well as knowing they are reaching and supporting the growing bicycle culture in the region.

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Bike Shorts Film Festival Announces Prize Winners

The organizers of the 5th Annual Bike Shorts Film Festival are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Grand Jury Prize, Best Music Video, Best Local Film, and first Audience Choice awards. RIDE Solutions received 14 videos representing local, national, and international filmmakers for the 2015 festival.

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Superbomb Star Bomb

STARBOMB is back!

Starbomb is a downhill cruise from Roanoke’s Mill Mountain star to downtown, all on tiny children’s bikes (or whatever human-powered transportation you choose).

The Superbomb Star Bomb will celebrate the beginning of bike month and serve as a send off to Roanoke’s own Sam Hensley, a longtime Bike Shorts Film Festival filmmaker and organizer of tons of bike fun.

Transportation will be provided up Mill Mountain, you’re on your own after that!

Visit the Facebook group for more information.

RIDE Solutions Celebrates National Bike Month With Variety of Events

May is National Bike Month, and RIDE Solutions has organized a wide variety of events that will allow folks from all backgrounds, skill levels, and interests to celebrate. Some of the events that have been planned for the month include:

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