Editor's note: An earlier version of this story misreported the day of the Winter on Wheels and mischaracterized the Longmont-to-Boulder (LoBo) Trail Ramble. Winter on Wheels is on Wednesday and the Trail Ramble is a walk, not a bike ride. The story below has been corrected.

Boulder is hosting numerous events during its Winter Walk and Bike Week in an effort to encourage residents to walk or bike for their daily trips.

Winter Walk and Bike Week begins Monday.

Boulder participates in Winter Bike to Work Day, which happens on Feb. 8, and last year, the International Winter Bike to Work Day website ranked the city as third in the world in numbers of residents who planned on participating, about 800 people.

Denver, which boasts about 600,000 more residents than Boulder, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, came in second with 1,100 people committed to participating.

So far this year, 3,256 people have committed to participating worldwide, according to Winter Bike to Work Day.

The week includes a discussion with Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks and Amputee Concierge about what it's like to navigate the city via wheelchair. The event happens from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Boulder Public Library, 1001 Arapahoe Ave. Participants will be allowed to try wheeling through the library and attempting basic tasks.

Feb. 8 is Winter Bike to Work Day and free breakfast will be available from 7 to 9 a.m.at more than 20 locations in Boulder. A celebration of the day will be from 3 to 6 p.m. at Twisted Pine, 3201 Walnut St.


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Cyclists can commit to riding to work at winterbiketoworkday.org.

According to Boulder County, breakfast stations are also being set up at Longmont Bicycle Co., 314 Main St., Longmont; Louisville Cyclery, 1032 E. South Boulder Road, Louisville; Moe's Broadway Bagel, 1057 Courtesy Road, Louisville, and Niwot Wheel Works, 124 Second Ave., Niwot.

Longmont will host a Winter Bike to Work Day breakfast station from 7 to 9 a.m. in the Development Services Center lobby, 385 Kimbark St.

A map of breakfast stations around the county can be found at bit.ly/2DHGYtj.

Also on Feb. 8, Bpi;der Walks and Vessel, a service that allows people to take reuseable coffee cups from shops like a ride sharing service, is hosting a Pearl Street Sip and Stroll that meets at 8 a.m. at Boxcar Coffee Roasters, 1825 Pearl St.

From 8 to 9 a.m. Feb. 9, Dr. Nelson Trujillo of Boulder Heart will lead a Walk with a Doc focusing on heart health and plant-based foods. The walk starts at FlatIron Crossing mall in Broomfield. For more information go to walkwithadoc.org.

At 9 a.m. Feb. 9, a 17-mile walk on the Longmont to Boulder Trail will feature four places where cyclists can join the ride.

A full schedule of events and registration forms are available at bouldercolorado.gov/goboulder/winter-walk-and-bike-week.

John Bear: 303-473-1355, bearj@dailycamera.com or twitter.com/johnbearwithme