Each year in May we celebrate National Bike Month, 31 days devoted to celebrating and promoting two-wheeled transportation. Here’s how you can make the most of it:
Check the League of American Bicyclists’ national database for events near you. You can even submit an event of your own to be included.
Participate in one of the national events. National Bike to School Day is May 8, the second annual Cyclofemme ride is May 12, the national Ride of Silence is May 15, Bike to Work Week is May 13-17 and Bike to Work Day is May 17.
Promote National Bike Month to your friends and in your area. The League of American Bicyclists has put together acollection of great promotional material to help you out.
Help other non-cyclists participate. Let’s face it; it’s easy to make excuses not to ride. The League has put togetherthis handy guide with common complaints and sample solutions to help people get the pedals turning.
Need inspiration yourself? Try out Bike Month Bingo! Print out this bingo card, pin it on your fridge and check off boxes as you ride. Compete against your friends!
Looking for even more competition? Join the National Bike Challege, log your rides, collect points, and compete against friends, co-workers, and bicyclists across the country.