Modernism Week by Bike

Ditch the car and embrace the sunshine. If you like bikes, there’s no better place to ride than Palm Springs.


One of the perks of being in Palm Springs in February is the perpetual sunshine. And what better way to enjoy it during Modernism Week than by bike!

Hot Purple Energy’s Modernism Week Bike Rides

On each Saturday of the festival, Hot Purple Energy will host an architectural bike tour kicking off at CAMP. Loop through the North side of Palm Springs and explore the Tennis Club, Old Las Palmas and Vista Las Palmas neighborhoods on February 13. If Deepwell, Twin Palms, and Indian Canyons is more your style, loop South on February 20. Enjoy the tour at a leisurely pace, and burn some calories while you’re at it!

This event is free with RSVP (e-mail Bikes are also bikes available to rent for $35 from Big Wheel Tours (e-mail to reserve a bike).

Pashley Bike Giveaway


We’ve also partnered with the British Bicycle Company to giveaway one of their gorgeous bikes to one lucky winner! They feature the finest hand-made British Bicycles including, Pashley CyclesMoulton Cycles, and Carradice and Brooks accessories.

Be sure to closely follow our Instagram account (@modernism_week), because starting February 11th until February 21st, we’ll be posting photos of their bikes. All you have to do to enter is:

** make sure you’re following BOTH @Modernism_Week and @BritishBicycleCo on Instagram

** repost any of the British Bicycle Co photos to your Instagram feed and hashtag #MW16BikeLove (your profile must be public for entry to be seen).

** tag two of your friends in any of the photo comments for extra chances to win.

The contest will close at 10pm PST on February 21st, and a winner will be announced shortly after!  Bicycles offered are on display at the British Bicycle Co. booth at CAMP (333 S. Palm Canyon Drive Palm Springs, CA 92262).

Fine print: Giveaway open to U.S. residents living in the 48 contiguous states. Winner will choose either a Pashley Ruby or Pashley Emerald bicycle to be shipped to local bike shop of winner’s choice for assembly.