May is National Bike Month

BIkeMonth_0516

May 9, 2016

Go Pedal — May is National Bike Month!

Compiled by OutdoorsNW staff

 

 

May is National Bike Month. Established in 1956 and sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists, the month-long celebration is an opportunity to explore the many benefits of riding a bike.

Nationwide

May 1–Sept. 30: National Bike Challenge, nationalbikechallenge.org
May 16–20: National Bike to Work Week, bikeleague.org
May 20: National Bike to Work Day, bikeleague.org
May 20: Ride of Silence, rideofsilence.org

Washington

May 1–31: WA Bikes – Bike Everywhere Challenge, Statewide, wabikes.org
May 1–31: Bike Month Tacoma-Pierce County, wa-piercetrips.civicplus.com/148/Bike-Month
May 1–31: Bicycle Commuter Contest, Thurston County, bccblog.com
May 15: Bike to Work and School Day, Bellingham, biketoworkandschoolday.org
May 16–20: Bike to Work/Bike Everywhere Week, Spokane, spokanebikes.org
May 20: F5 Bike to Everywhere Day, Puget Sound, cascade.org

Oregon

May 1–31: BTA Bike More Challenge, Statewide, lovetoride.net
May 1–31: PDX Bike Month, Portland, portlandoregon.gov/transportation
May 1–31: Bike to PSU Challenge, Portland, biketopsu.com
May 14–20: Business Commute Challenge, Eugene, webikeeugene.org

Idaho

May 16–21: Boise Bike Week, Boise, biketreasurevalley.org
May 11–13: Walk Bike Summit 2016, Boise, idahowalkbike.org

Resources

Bicycle Transportation Alliance: btaoregon.org
Cascade Bicycle Club: cascade.org
Idaho Walk Bike Alliance: idahowalkbike.org
League of American Bicyclists: bikeleague.org
ORbike: orbike.com
Washington Bikes: wabikes.org

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