Bike Month 2016

The Bike Month committee is currently planning a variety of family-friendly events for riders of all levels. You can find a description of scheduled events below. All events are free unless otherwise listed.

If you would like to join the informal Bike Month 2016 committee and help plan, advertise, and lead events, please contact Emma Rearick.

Bicycle to Work Day
If there is one day you ride your bike this year, ride it to work on Friday, May 20. Check out some commuting tips here or watch some safety videos if you're new to the road.
 
Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting
The Bicycle Advisory Committee will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, May 20 at City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Ave. Everyone is encouraged to come and discuss various bike and pedestrian initiatives within the city. A leisurely ride with members of the Bicycle Advisory Committee and city staff will follow.
  
Progressive Dinner
Always a crowd-pleaser, the progressive dinner is a family-friendly bike ride that includes stops to eat dinner along the way. Plan to join us on Friday, May 20.

Bike and Brunch
A leisurely ride through town to eat brunch with new and old friends on Sunday, May 29.

Bike Rides

There are several weekly rides for all skill levels and types of biking. Check out The Pathfinder and the Bike Manhattan group for more information.

See last year's Bike Month schedule on the right side of this page.

2015 Bike Month Schedule

Bike Month Schedule
Bike Month Logo
Interactive Bike Map
Reasons to Commute to Work/School by Bike
  • Staying in better health decreases your chance of getting sick.
  • Bicycle commuting allows you to include your workout in your daily schedule and helps to meet fitness goals.
  • Increase energy throughout the day.
  • Improved health and happiness.
  • Increase your awareness of the link between the environment and your community.
  • Reduce car maintenance, gas bills and parking costs.
Resources
Check out the following resources for helpful information: