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League of American Bicyclists
Bike Month May 2011 LogoCelebrate National Bike Month all May
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Each year, National Bike Month is celebrated in May. Here's everything you need to know to participate in National Bike Month events in your community. From the League of American Bicyclists:
National Bike Month is an opportunity to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle and the many reasons we ride. Whether you bike to work or school; to save money or time; to preserve your health or the environment; to explore your community or get to your destination, get involved in Bike Month in your city or state — and help get more people in your community out riding too!
WHEN IS BIKE TO WORK WEEK AND DAY?
The League of American Bicyclists is the national sponsor of Bike Month, and this year Bike to Work Week is May 14-18 and Bike to Work Day is Friday, May 18.
WHEN IS BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY?
The inaugural Bike to School Day is May 9, 2012. Learn more, register or find an event in your area here.
BIKE MONTH GUIDE
Need some ideas? Use the League's Bike Month Guide (PDF) to learn how to get started promoting your event.
BIKE MONTH PROMOTION
Help promote bicycling this May and every month! The League has free Bike Month promo tools like logos, posters and banners to place on your Web site this May. Printer files can also be requested at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BIKE MONTH EVENTS
Check the Bike Month events section often to see what Bike Month and Bike to Work Week events are going on in your community. Also, post your area, club, business or school's Bike Month events on our Web site for free! Post or find Bike Month events today.
U.S. BIKE COMMUTER DATA
Do you want to know how many people ride bikes in America, who's riding, and how many miles of bike lanes there are? The Census Bureau collects American Community Survey (ACS) data from a sample of the population in the United States and gives us this insight. Find out who's riding bikes in the largest 244 cities in the U.S.
Are you planning on riding this Bike Month but need to freshen up on your bike safety and riding skills? The League has several bike education resources to help you ride confidently and safely this May. The League's Ride Better page has detailed the Rules of the Road and commuting tips to making riding fun and safe for all new and returning riders. Simple bike maintenance and fix-it info is also located located on the Ride Better page.